Sustainability at Bechtel

Sustainability is delivered in our projects using a full spectrum approach that involves our core engineering, procurement and construction functions and strategic services. This approach leverages unique knowledge and capabilities to conceptualize, design, and build the best projects for our customers and society.

  • Training a local workforce at the Sohar Aluminum Smelter
  • Raising the bar in Sustainable Rail at Crossrail in London
  • Create the most efficient rail system at Crossrail
  • The largest apprentice program in Australian history at Curtis Island LNG
  • Protecting the environment at Curtis Island
  • Partnering with the community for long-term success in gabon
  • Engaging with stakeholders at the Dulles Metrorail Expansion project

  • Bechtel sets ambitious long-term goals and targets to increase the company’s contributions to global sustainability by 2030. The goals and targets are part of Bechtel’s comprehensive strategy to further integrate sustainability across the company and into our major projects.
  • The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration awarded three Bechtel-affiliated sites all twelve of the agency’s Sustainability Awards for 2016.
  • Bechtel is proud to be a founding member of the Building Responsibly initiative, a coalition of global engineering and construction companies dedicated to improving worker welfare standards. 

Our solutions

Building a more sustainable future means having a relentless commitment to innovation. By changing the way in which we design, source and build, we can conserve natural resources more efficiently; generate more valuable social and economic opportunities for people, businesses and societies; and deliver greater cost benefits for our customers.

Through Bechtel’s 2030 sustainability target to use sustainable alternatives to reduce our environmental footprint on 100 percent of our key projects and non-project facilities, we are challenging ourselves to drive innovation and cost efficiencies in project development and delivery to bring greater value to customers.

Learn about our solutions to some of the toughest, complex sustainability challenges across the globe including helping our customers deliver cleaner energy; supporting meaningful economic transitions when our projects are complete; helping address water security; and creating smarter, greener infrastructure to meet the demands of increased urbanization.