Informed perspective on issues faced by the global business community.
While the emerging markets may represent a frontier for private finance in infrastructure, a lack of funds, inadequate planning, and unstable political environments have limited the availability of projects that could attract private capital.
In an age of austerity and with funding in short supply, governments must make difficult choices about where to focus infrastructure spend. Balancing the aspirations of a nation with the need for true social benefit is not an easy challenge.
This study report focuses on how well NOCs in emerging producer countries in Africa, those which are in pre-exploration, exploration and early development phases, are dealing with the development of technical skills and know-how.
The second edition of the Sub-Saharan Africa Power Outlook, prepared by our Infrastructure & Major Projects Group was launched at our Global Power and Utilities Conference in London on 07 October 2014.
This report discusses that by taking a strategic approach to corporate social responsibility, mining companies can maximize the impact of their social investments.
It is well documented that South Africa has one of the highest rates of gender-based violence (GBV) in the world. But until now what has been less well documented is the economic cost to society of these horrific and unacceptable levels of violence.
Appetite for private equity has expanded 17% in 2013 to a record R162bn under management even as the JSE rollercoaster rockets to unprecedented heights.
In this edition, we bring you a follow up to our recent portfolio optimization article and webcast by looking at how companies are developing new operating models to achieve greater effectiveness.
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is venturing into new territory as it approaches an unprecedented wave of expansion.
Developers of winning projects will need to have the foresight and will to break out of traditional corporate structures, making internal and external stakeholder management and alignment a core competency.
At the 2014 KPMG Global Energy Conference, industry experts discussed how LNG looks to play a prominent role in meeting global energy demand, the global LNG industry, including U.S. and global exports, as well as global projects and outlooks.
The LNG industry is approaching an unprecedented wave of expansion as new projects in Western Canada, the US Gulf Coast and East Africa pose technical challenges, but more importantly -- non-technical challenges
The importance of effective risk mitigation applies even more to LNG export projects in new environments.
As leaders and young people around the world are acutely aware, youth unemployment levels are already disturbingly high and the problem is getting worse.
The latest KPMG and SAVCA survey reflects an expanded industry with R162.2 billion in funds under management as at 31 December 2013.