SOURCE benefits from the instrumental inputs from a large range of infrastructure specialists, including:
• Allianz Global Investors
• BNP Paribas
• Bombardier Transportation
• Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
• Confederation of International Contractors’ Associations (CICA)
• Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
• Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
• Harith Partners
• International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC)
• International Monetary Fund (IMF)
• Mott MacDonald
• Pinsent Masons
• PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
• Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
• The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
• Veolia Environnement
• Vinci Group
• World Economic Forum (WEF)
INTRODUCTION TO SIF SUPPORTING PARTNERS
Aecon Group Inc. is a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public-sector clients. Aecon is an industry leader in some of Canada’s strongest growth sectors – transportation, resources, power, as well as social, manufacturing and urban infrastructure. With over a century of experience and an ability to offer diverse, comprehensive infrastructure services, Aecon has earned the position of preferred contractor to numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships across the country.
Allianz Global Investors is one of the world’s leading active investment managers, who works for many clients around the world – from pension funds, large and small, to blue-chip multinationals, from charitable foundations to families, individuals and their advisers. Allianz Global Investors have created a business that enables to meet the demands of their clients on a local basis and that empowers their investment managers to focus on achieving strong and consistent investment results.
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins offers full-service capabilities on site engineering activities and, as a result, projects are managed effectively and efficiently. Their services include land, environmental, and right-of-way surveys; master drainage planning and design; master utilities planning and design; detailed site plans; regulatory approvals and permits; mitigation plans; vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian pavement design; cost estimating; scheduling; and construction phase services.
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. It operates through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. The Bechtel company and culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to their values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity.
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries with nearly 32 million individual customers and 850,000 professionals, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporate clients in its retail-banking networks. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection.
As the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains, Bombardier has built an extensive and diverse portfolio of winning mobility solutions. With 60 production and engineering sites in 28 countries, Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in the rail industry. Bombardier’s 37,000 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering ingenious rail transportation solutions including rail vehicles, propulsion and controls, bogies, Operation & Maintenance services, transportation systems and rail control solutions.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) manages funds for all Quebecers who contribute to major public and parapublic pension and insurance plans. CDPQ is a world leader in infrastructure investments, with over 15 years of experience. CDPQ makes direct investments in companies involved in various types of infrastructure in the developed markets as well as in targeted growth markets. Through their subsidiary CDPQ Infra, they also act as a developer in certain infrastructure projects by providing integrated management of the planning, financing, construction and operating phases.
Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services. It has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore ®, its worldwide delivery model. They offer an array of integrated services that combine top-of-the-range technology with deep sector expertise. The Group has a presence in six sectors: Consumer Products, Retail & Distribution, Energy, Utilities & Chemicals, Financial Services, Public Sector, Manufacturing, Automotive and Life Sciences, Telecommunications and Media & Entertainment.
The Confederation of International Contractors’ Associations (CICA) was established in 1974. It is a non-profit, voluntary and global association, which represents a wide variety of organisations, institutions and companies from the Construction Industry. The worldwide construction industry, involving contractors of all sizes, represents a global turnover of about USD 7 trillion and employs around 120 million people. The mission of CICA is to serve, promote and enhance the image of the construction industry across the world.
Eiffage’s business activities are focused on the construction industry, real estate development, civil engineering, metallic construction, road construction, energy and concessions. Eiffage’s culture of constant innovation, commitment and expertise is reflected in the quality of the 100,000 projects carried out every year, all over the world. In a constantly-changing world and facing new challenges in the field of sustainable development, Eiffage stands out as an ecologically and socially responsible partner. It innovates to build a sustainable future.
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. They have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM’s core services are designed to meet the broad range of our clients’ changing needs. The key sectors they serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical.
Ferrovial is one of the world’s leading infrastructure operators and municipal services companies, committed to developing sustainable solutions. It is a member of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX 35 index and is also included in prestigious sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good. The company’s activity is carried out through four business lines: Urban and environmental services, toll roads, construction and airport investment and operation.
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. Established in 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, GGGI develops and delivers its global products and services in partnership with government bodies, international organisations, academic institutions and the private sector.
Harith General Partners is the leading Pan-African fund manager for infrastructure development across the continent. Harith manages Africa’s first and only 15-year USD 630 million infrastructure fund, the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) 1. The funds are invested in a number of major projects in diversified sectors such as energy, transport, information and telecommunications, and water and sanitation.
Founded in 1913, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) is charged with promoting and implementing the consulting engineering industry’s strategic goals on behalf of its Member Associations and to disseminate information and resources of interest to its members. Today, FIDIC membership covers 97 countries of the world. FIDIC organises the annual FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference and an extensive programme of seminars, capacity building workshops and training courses.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organisation of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. The IMF’s fundamental mission is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system. It does so in three ways: keeping track of the global economy and the economies of member countries; lending to countries with balance of payments difficulties; and giving practical help to members.
Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Marsh works with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. They offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance programme management services.
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy providing technical and commercial due diligence services for sponsors, lenders and investors. Mott MacDonald assess the risk of their intended actions and advise on appropriate mitigation measures to enable them to carry out their actions in an informed manner. Mott MacDonald undertakes due diligence on projects with standardised PFI/PPP contracts, as well as those with bespoke private finance contracts. They have a strong track record in new cutting-edge forms of procurement.
Pinsent Masons is an international law firm with a reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in its deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which their clients operate. With over 1,500 lawyers operating from 22 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, they advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines. The firm has significant international credentials in the global energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) focuses on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. With offices in 157 countries and more than 223,000 people, PwC is among the leading professional services networks in the world. PWC helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and its group companies are one of Japan’s leading banks and the core unit of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, they offer a broad range of financial services centred on banking. SMBC engages in deposit taking, lending, securities brokering and trading, securities investment, money transfer, foreign currency exchange, corporate bond trustee services and custody services, financial futures underwriting, investment trust sales and other commercial banking activities.
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. OECD works with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. They measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. The common thread of their work is a shared commitment to market economies backed by democratic institutions and focused on the wellbeing of all citizens.
Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.
As a private partner for public benefit, VINCI Group operates in the rapidly expanding global PPP market and makes a long-term commitment to all phases of their partners’ transport infrastructure and public facility projects on design, financing, programme, management, operation and maintenance. VINCI Group operates primarily in the fields of motorway and road infrastructure with VINCI Highways, Airports with VINCI Airports, Railways with VINCI Railways, and other public facilities such as automated dams and public lighting.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. WEF was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global public interest while upholding the highest standards of governance.