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Stewardship

Communities will regard us as responsible—and responsive. We will integrate global and local perspectives, promote sound management of resources, and contribute to a better quality of life.  Bechtel’s Vision + Values

At Bechtel, building for the future is what we do every day. Our involvement with the communities that are home to our projects and offices is a critical component of that work. As part of Bechtel's commitment to building people and building a better future, we focus on three global platforms of stewardship, or social responsibility: volunteerism, education, and improving the quality of life.

Stewardship is shorthand for our company’s commitment to behave ethically and to help improve the quality of life in the communities where we live and work, collectively and as individuals. Bechtel’s stewardship efforts are centered on five Signature Programs that benefit our culture, our communities, and our reputation.

Each of our Signature Programs—Engineers Week, Engineers Without Borders, FIRST® Robotics, Junior Achievement®, and Ocean Exploration Trust—brings unique benefits to local communities around the world. Just as important, our engagement with these organizations gives us new ways to enhance our company culture through strong relationships with colleagues and camaraderie, as well as boost satisfaction and pride—at our office and project locations worldwide.

In short:

  • Our involvement with the Signature Programs builds a better Bechtel by tapping the passion of our people.
  • By partnering with Signature Programs nonprofits, we promote new learning opportunities for students and support communities with needed infrastructure.
  • Through our support of the Signature Programs, we enhance our reputation as a company that is responsible, caring, and committed to a better quality of life.