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3 questions to Christian Déséglise, Group Head of Sustainable Infrastructure and Innovation, HSBC

Committed to the transition to net zero, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations, serving customers worldwide from offices in 62 countries. In October 2020, HSBC set its ambition to become a net zero bank by 2050 and published at the beginning of 2024 its first Net Zero Transition Plan, providing an overview of its approach to net zero and the actions needed to help meet this ambition.

Sevan3 questions to Christian Déséglise, Group Head of Sustainable Infrastructure and Innovation, HSBC

FAST-Infra Group on the front page at the 8th Istanbul Public Private Partnership Week

The 8th Istanbul Public Private Partnership (PPP) Week, held from March 4th to 7th 2024, focused on greener PPPs for global growth. This theme provided FAST-Infra Group representatives, Francois Bergère (CEO) and Thierry Deau (Chairman), with the opportunity to reach out to a global, mostly public sector audience, and disseminate the FAST-Infra Label latest developments. Here’s a closer look at the highlights.

SevanFAST-Infra Group on the front page at the 8th Istanbul Public Private Partnership Week

FAST-Infra Group takes part in the 8th PPP Week in Istanbul

FAST-Infra is co-sponsoring and actively participating in the 8th Istanbul PPP Week, which takes place from March 5 to 8, 2024 and is organized by the Istanbul PPP Center of Excellence with the support of various multilateral development banks (MDBs). Under the theme “PPP: Global Greener Growthful”, the event brings together multiple stakeholders from the sector.


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Accelerated implementation of the FAST-Infra Label

The FAST-infra Label is deepening and broadening its assessment methodology beyond the new and renewable energy sector. For several months now, the FAST-Infra Label team at the Global Infrastructure Basel foundation, headed by Louis Downing, has been working on a cross-sectoral framework to enable labelling to be offered for all types of infrastructure.

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3 questions to Jean Bensaid, director of Fin Infra

As a key partner in the FAST-Infra initiative, the Fin Infra department is part of the Treasury Department of the French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty. It advises public entities on their investment projects, and is the point of contact for all public and private players involved in public infrastructure and its financing.

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3 questions to Thierry Déau, CEO of Meridiam

A founding member of FAST-Infra Group (FIG), Meridiam has specialized in tomorrow’s infrastructures since 2005. Today, with 11 offices on three continents and over 380 employees, the company operates in both developed and emerging countries in Europe, Africa and the Americas. Interview with Thierry Déau, President of FIG.

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Year 2024 : works in progress!

COP 28 was a very intense time for FAST-Infra Group. FIG had the opportunity to introduce the FAST-Infra Label first self-assessed projects alongside the Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation and some of the project developers and promoters, such as Pentagreen and Citicore!

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How COP 28 helped Fast Infra group progress on its journey

Almost all sponsors and members involved in the development of the success of FAST infra initiative were present in Dubai for COP 28 ! A spate of events, panels and discussions held from December 1st to 8th provided the opportunity to celebrate the first achievements of this initiative launched by the One planet summit.

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Pioneering infrastructure project to receive the FAST-Infra label

On 3 December 2023, the Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB) and the FAST-Infra group (FIG) held a panel at COP28. Dedicated to presenting the FAST-Infra label and a pioneering project developed in Mumbai, which has successfully obtained the provisional label, this event took place in the LGMA pavilion, dedicated to multi-level government agencies and sponsored by Bloomberg Philantropies, one of GIB’s partners.

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FAST-Infra Group: from the One Planet Summit to the COP28

In August 2022, the FAST-Infra Group was born, the fruit of more than a year’s reflection with global stakeholders from the financial sector. The aim is to accelerate the financing of sustainable infrastructure worldwide.

SevanFAST-Infra Group: from the One Planet Summit to the COP28