Diversification, profit, societal value and sustainable development are but a few of the very good reasons for investors to prioritise social infrastructure in a post-Covid world, writes Investment Monitor's Sofia Karadima.
Stoke-on-Trent is hoping its diversified economy will help it bounce back from Covid-19 and raise its profile internationally to help attract greater levels of investment.
The US tops the charts for its involvement in the light-rail space, which in many respects is considered the most sustainable form of passenger transport.
As acting mayor of Liverpool, Wendy Simon has her work cut out dealing with the twin challenges of Covid-19 and Brexit, but she is keen to put investment and regeneration at the heart of the city’s recovery plan.
Liverpool hasn't always had the best of reputations, despite its rich footballing and cultural heritage, but the city's growing appeal to investors is helping to turn that around.
Covid-19 has heightened the need for ensuring clean water and sanitation for all, the UN’s sixth SDG. What role can FDI play in this?