In 2018 CoST impact rose to an unparalleled level. This is demonstrated through many stories of change found at the national and international level and outlined in the CoST 2018 Annual Report. Several factors have contributed to these stories and stem from the uniqueness of the CoST approach and its four core features.
Thanks to the use of innovation and technology, CoST members disclosed data on over 11,000 projects – almost double the amount that was disclosed in 2017. CoST assurance has turned the disclosed data into more compelling information. Multi-stakeholder groups have used this information to undertake deeper engagement with procuring entities. And more citizens and other voices have been amplified.