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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

June 17, 2020

Due to recent tragic events, the world is more contemplative of the issues of racism and bias. Discussions have started or increased across various industries about awareness and reform to strive towards a community without discrimination and prejudice. A couple weeks ago, GPC's Executive Director Ashby Monk and his co-host Sloane Ortel had a segment titled "Black Investors Make a Difference to Your Bottom Line" on their FREE MONEY* podcast.

May 14, 2020
Eric Knight is Professor of Strategy Management at the University of Sydney Business School, and was a Fulbright Senior Scholar visitor to Stanford University from January 2020 up through the States' earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about his experience here.
April 12, 2020
This Spring Quarter GPC's Soh Young In, Ph.D leads a weekly seminar series which aims to equip the Stanford community with the knowledge and networks required to undertake significant future work on sustainable finance and investment.
April 6, 2020
Herman is a Research Scientist at GPC's Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities Corporate Affiliate Program. His research relates to technology applications, real estate markets and housing policy.
March 27, 2020
Kate was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and received her Ph.D in 2019 from Stanford in Sustainable Design and Construction. Kate’s research bridges the fields of civil engineering and public policy.