Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development

Sovereign investment funds could be the answer to the SDGs

Screens showing traffic data of Hangzhou city are seen during a media tour of City Brain, an AI-powered traffic-management system by Alibaba Cloud, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. - RC14C6D462B0

Hangzhou, China uses an artificial intelligence transportation management system called the “City Brain”. Image: REUTERS/Stringer

Marco Kamiya
Coordinator, UN-HABITAT, ai Urban Economy and Finance Branch
Winston Ma
Adjunct Professor, New York University
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