Bechtel Sustainability Report 2017

Performance Index

G4 Indicator

Green = Full Disclosure

Blue = Partial Disclosure

General Standard Disclosures

Strategy and Analysis
1 See Executive Letter
Organizational Profile
3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 See About Us
13 There are no significant reporting changes in the report
Commitments to External Initiatives
14 See Executive Letter, Performance
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23 See About the Report
  • Protecting people and the environment: Safety, water scarcity, sustainable consumption, conservation, resilience to natural hazards
  • Promoting local economic development: Local jobs; workforce training; apprenticeships; small, disadvantaged business development and opportunities; managing economic transitions; supply chain development
  • Partnering with communities and society: Access to basic human needs, stakeholder and community engagement, respecting human rights, social risk management
  • Pioneering through innovation added as a new focus area
Stakeholder Engagement
24 Communities, governments, customers, partners, suppliers, financiers, industry associations, local and global non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
25 See project examples. We use a combination of predictive data tools and third party assessments of potential project impacts on communities and highly vulnerable groups, such as indigenous peoples. Bechtel provides corporate guidance to promote consistency and alignment with international standards on engaging with communities and vulnerable groups.
26 See project examples. We use a combination of predictive data tools and third party assessments of potential project impacts on communities and highly vulnerable groups, such as indigenous peoples. Bechtel provides corporate guidance to promote consistency and alignment with international standards on engaging with communities and vulnerable groups.
Report Profile
28 This report is for 2016
29 Our most recent report was for 2015
30 Our reporting cycle is annual
31, 32 See About the Report
33 See Assurance Statement
Governance
42, 34, 43 The Operating Committee, comprising executive leadership, regularly reviews Bechtel sustainability implementation progress. There are four working groups established to support the implementation of the new enterprise sustainability goals and targets, coordinated by Corporate Sustainability. Corporate Sustainability provides regular reporting to the Committee, as well as data insights and analytics to update the Committee on global sustainability issues and trends.
48 Our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and Chief Financial Officer.
Ethics and Integrity
56 See Vision, Values & Covenants, Ethics, Human Rights

Specific Standard Disclosures

Economic

Economic Performance
EC1 See Performance
Indirect Economic Impacts
EC7 See project examples
EC8 See project examples, Performance
Procurement Practices
EC9 See project examples, Performance

Environmental

Water
EN8,EN9,EN10 See Performance, project examples
Biodiversity
EN12, EN13 See project examples
Emissions
EN15, EN16, EN18, EN19 See Performance, project examples
Effluents and Waste
EN23 See project examples

Social

Occupational Health and Safety
LA6 Performance Data
Training and Education
LA10 All employees have access to Bechtel University courses
LA11 All employees receive annual performance and development reviews.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
LA12 See Performance

Bechtel supports a number of internal Employee Resource Groups and external organizations to advance diversity and inclusion in Bechtel.

Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices
LA15 See Human Rights

Human Rights

Investment
HR1 See Human Rights

Supplier contracts include Bechtel’s expectations and requirements on respecting human rights 

Potential new projects are screened through a management approval process for likelihood and impact on human rights

HR2 Human rights is incorporated into training for key employee populations with the highest exposure to potential human rights issues
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
HR4 See Human Rights

Supplier quality assessments include core labor standards

Child Labor
HR5 See Human Rights, Executive Letter

Supplier quality assessments include core labor standards

See Bechtel Code of Conduct

Forced or Compulsory Labor
HR6 See Human Rights, Executive Letter

Supplier quality assessments include core labor standards

See Bechtel Code of Conduct

Security Practices
HR7 See Human Rights

Human rights is incorporated into training for key employee populations with the highest exposure to potential human rights issues

Supplier Human Rights Assessment
HR11 Supplier quality assessments include core labor standards

Society

Local Communities
SO1, SO2 See project examples
Anti-Corruption
SO4 See Ethics
Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society
SO9 Corporate Procurement conducts an annual sustainability performance survey for all of its key suppliers.