A decade of neglect has left global social infrastructure in a parlous state. This dilapidation is now being shown in a harsh light by the coronavirus crisis.
This incisive report is the first systematic account of social infrastructure investment from an international perspective, leading to several key conclusions. The public sector will remain the dominant funding and financing source. Nonetheless, much more private capital could flow with greater clarity on social assets and projects, given their very diverse specific characteristics. There are various investment strategies that can realistically be improved and expanded. Sustainability, impact and SDG investing open a new door for asset owners.