Financing Sustainable Urban Development
Speaker(s): Hari Sankaran
Chair: Tony Travers
Recorded on 4 June 2007 in New Theatre, East Building.
Financing urban development and infrastructure requires consistent strategic planning. While urban planning adjusts to flexible, short-term and incremental implementation, cities rely on long-term visions. How can capital intense investments become socially and financially sustainable given this critical long-term perspective? Hari Sankaran is managing director of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd.