Gresham's Bachmann: 'We cannot keep investing in the same things and expect a different outcome'

COP26 Interview

Pedro Gonçalves
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Peter Bachmann of Gresham House
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Peter Bachmann of Gresham House

Peter Bachmann, managing director of sustainable infrastructure at Gresham House, talks to Pedro Gonçalves ahead of COP26 on how we need real assets to tackle climate change

How can sustainable infrastructure help tackle the most pressing sustainability issues we face today? We are all very aware of the big environmental societal challenges that we face. We see [rising] temperatures causing huge catastrophic floods and fires. There is a lot technology could fix. But if you want a new product or service, you need some sort of physical real asset to deliver. Infrastructure for us is about providing these essential services that you cannot always replace with technology. And we think about infrastructure as providing those elements in a way that they were not p...

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