Large-scale rail infrastructure on top of decayed roads

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Large-scale rail infrastructure on top of decayed roads
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Land Transportation
Business Model Description

Provide project financing to upgrade rail and road infrastructure on top of foundations of decayed roads

Expected Impact

Optimize freight transport for the benefit of consumers, especially those distant from sources

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
10% - 15% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Long Term (10+ years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2019, 2) IDB Invest, 2018, 3) Governo Federal do Brasil, 2015, 4) Folha de São Paulo, 2019, 5) Rio Times, 2019, 6) Institute for Transportatoin and Development Policy. 2018. ""Women and Children’s Access to the City"" 7) Yadav, Neha. 2016. “Reframing the Issue of Women’s Safety in Public Transport in Brazil and France.” TheCityFix (blog). January 22, 2016.
IOA Sources
  • 8) Railway Technology, 2018, 9) Oils and Fats International, 2019, 10) RFI, 2018, 11) Reuters, 2017, 12) Conjuntura Econômica, 2015, 13) Governo Federal do Brasil, 2015, 14) Governo do Brasil, 2015, 15) Veja, 2019, 16) Brazil Monitor, 2017, 17) Sebrae, 2017,$File/9960.pdf 18) El País, 2019, 19) El País, 2019, 20) Rio Times, 2019, 21) Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos, 2019, 22) Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos, 2019, 23) Pardee Center, 2017, 24) Associação Brasileira da Indústria Ferroviária (ABIFER), 2019, 25) United Nations Global SDG Database. “SDG Indicators.” 26) BNamericas. 2020. “Fiol, Ferrogrão Projects Are Brazil’s Rail Priorities in 2020.” BNamericas.Com. February 26, 2020.