Why the world needs a fresh take on smart and sustainable infrastructure

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Industry must take a new approach to develop more smart and sustainable infrastructure. Image: Unsplash / @iamjsullivan

Philippe Delorme
Executive Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer, Europe Operations, Schneider Electric
Mike Haigh
Infrastructure Adviser: Net-Zero and Sustainable Infrastructure, Mott MacDonald
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Technology adoption is key to enhancing the delivery and performance of infrastructure systems. Image: WEF

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The A3 project is the largest PPP infrastructure project ever commissioned in Germany. Image: ARGE A3

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