Unsolicited Proposals Framework
One of the CIB’s functions is to receive unsolicited proposals (UPS) from the private sector and institutional investors for new infrastructure projects which are within one of its priority sectors.
The CIB’s Framework sets out the processes for receiving, considering and advancing USPs in collaboration with the private sector and public sponsors.
Public sponsors – agencies and departments from federal, provincial, territorial, municipal and Indigenous governments – will play a critical role in the advancement of any USPs that address infrastructure priorities in their respective jurisdiction. The CIB will not move forward on an USP without support from a public sponsor.
The Framework will allow the CIB to assist public sponsors in navigating complex projects as an advisor, facilitator and potentially as an investor.
USPs require all typical CIB decision-making approvals.