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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.

This past April (of 2020), GPC's Executive Ashby Monk, Ph.D and Research Engineer Dane Rook, Ph.D released their book THE TECHNOLOGICAL INVESTOR: INNOVATION THROUGH REORIENTATION. Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt stated that it is "a detailed, cogent road map for organizations such as pension funds to harness technology and truly invest for the long-term."

In March 2019, Governor Newsom spoke at GPC's Opportunity Zone Investment Summit. 

GITOS at Stanford

During May 2019, Global Projects Center held its annual Global Investment Operations and Technology Symposium with AustralianSuper.

GPC held its 3rd Annual Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Summit at the Arrillaga Alumni Center in June 2019.

Addressing urban infrastructure needs in the United States, GPC's Michael Bennon, Julie Kim, and Professor Raymond Levitt take a look at impediments to the adoption of new models for urban infrastructure development and finance.


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Recent News

September 17, 2020

The Sustainable Finance and Investment seminar, led by Soh Young In, aims to equip the Stanford community with the knowledge and networks required to undertake significant future work on sustainable finance and investment. It will explore multiple disciplines of sustainable finance, featuring talks by Stanford faculty and guest speakers.

September 11, 2020

Please join the GPC in congratulating Dr. Ashby Monk and all of the LTSE team on their opening this week. We wish them much success and are looking forward to seeing many companies adopt their principles-based approach. You can read more about how LTSE plans to change the governing philosophy of the next generation of companies here.

September 2, 2020

Global Project Center's Dr. Soh Young In and Dr. Ashby Monk examine why investment innovation is so difficult for long-term investors and why it's necessary to address climate change:

July 10, 2020

This past April, our Executive Director Ashby Monk, Ph.D and Research Engineer Dane Rook, Ph.D released their book The Technologized Investor: Innovation through Reorientation. Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO provided this review:

June 30, 2020

Our very own Herman Donner, Ph.D has been published in Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. His article "Determinants of a foreclosure discount" analyzes why some properties are more impacted by a foreclosure than others and explains a foreclosure related discount on price with local market conditions.