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The Stanford Global Projects Center is located at the Yang & Yamazaki Energy & Environment (Y2E2) building at Stanford University. We research new ways to finance, develop, and invest in critical infrastructure worldwide.

GPC joined CSIS for a presentation on our infrastructure finance, governance and sustainability research. The Roundtable, held in Washington DC on December 18th, was on Constructing a New Global Order, Western and Chinese Infrastructure Development Abroad.

GPC's Second Annual Digital Cities Summit took place on February 26th and 27th, 2018 in McCaw Hall at the Stanford University Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. Read about the event here.

Research by GPC PhD Student Soh Young In & Executive Director Ashby Monk on businesses "going green" and being rewarded by the market has been featured in WIRED. View the article, Apparently We Can Let the Stock Market Fight Climate Change,here.

Showcasing how the GPC has influenced large-scale, global projects by bringing together insights from diverse disciplines, the Stanford Office of International Affairs recently published an interview with Professor Levitt, Director of the GPC.

Our book, Reframing Finance, listed among the best business books in 2017 by the Business Editor of The Economist.

GPC's new book, Reframing Finance: New Models of Long Term Investment Management, has been listed among the best business books in 2017 by the Business Editor of The Economist.


Recent News

May 25, 2019
This case study on transportation policy discusses causes and effects of toll-managed lane adoption, particularly in five states--Texas, California, Colorado, Minnesota, and Florida.
May 22, 2019
The Global Projects Center and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (both of Stanford) explore and critique the Belt and Road Initiative adopted by China.
May 22, 2019
Today, the volume of alternative data is exponentially increasing with technological innovation and growing interest from investors. Investors are now seeking innovative ways to draw meaningful insight from the flood of data and to increase value for sustainable investment. The team of Stanford GPC scholars who specialize in alternative data and environmental social and governance (ESG) investment have submitted a working paper that discusses the definition of “alternative ESG data” and how we evaluate its quality.
April 16, 2019

This article shares its study and analysis of 160 PPP projects in Canada, which has relatively shorter PPP tendering periods than other countries. Read the complete article by Carter Casady here.