Building and maintaining sustainable infrastructure can benefit both investors and the long-term users of infrastructure. “Sustainability initiatives ensure the effective management, protection, long-term resilience and value of infrastructure assets. They also help to avoid potential stranded-asset risk. Managing sustainability well mitigates risks and impacts of operational service interruptions or accessibility issues, creating value not just for shareholders, but all stakeholders,” says Neil Krawitz, head of ESG and asset management at Arcus Infrastructure Partners. In an interview published in the September issue of Institutional Investment in Infrastructure, Krawitz discusses the challenges and opportunities sustainability issues bring to infrastructure.
On one hand, climate change, aging infrastructure and the aging population present a challenge to infrastructure operators and investors. But the increasing urgency to meet this challenge opens up an opp