A net zero carbon future for cities
The World Economic Forum is convening stakeholders with a role to play for global cities to have a chance of reaching the net zero carbon goal for by 2030.
Meridiam is a global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure with a long-term view. Founded in 2005 by current Chief Executive Officer Thierry Déau, the company is an independent player committed to aligning the interests of all stakeholders. It develops projects in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries by working closely with public authorities. It promotes a hands-on approach with a strong focus on technical, governance, environmental and social aspects, as well as active engagement with project stakeholders.
COVID-19 has shown that access to sustainable infrastructure is far from equitable. Investing in sustainable and resilient infrastructure is critical to rebuilding.
Small, developing nations are the most vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19. A shift in the development finance ecosystem will help them build resilience.