Sustainability

Empowering Women in the Niger Delta

Empowering Women in the Niger Delta

Women are critical to the sustainable development efforts in the region, but their unique contributions to conflict prevention and local commerce are often unrecognized or unsupported.

March 06, 2020 4 min read By: Johanna Nesseth Tuttle , Guest Blogger
Collaborating to End Modern-Day Slavery

Collaborating to End Modern-Day Slavery

Construction industry workers are among the populations most vulnerable to modern-day slavery. The high demand for low-skilled workers and the prevalence of temporary staff are just two contributing factors.

January 28, 2020 3 min read By: Méabh Browne , UK Regional Sustainability Manager
Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a longtime Bechtel customer, has the mission to safely clean up the environmental legacy from decades of producing nuclear materials for national defense. And for decades, Bechtel colleagues have partnered with DOE to achieve that mission, leaving a safer environment for communities and future generations.

November 20, 2019 3 min read By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Tsunami Evacuation Shelters: Solutions for At-Risk Communities in Developing Nations

Tsunami Evacuation Shelters: Solutions for At-Risk Communities in Developing Nations

In disaster-prone areas, elevated evacuation shelters can be an integral part of a national or local disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategy and programs. They enable vulnerable communities to get to safety at the first warning of an incoming tsunami.

October 23, 2019 5 min read By: Angelos Findikakis, Senior Principal Engineer and Bechtel Fellow
Nuclear Energy Benefits The Environment

Nuclear Energy Benefits The Environment

Understanding the science behind nuclear power is the first step to understanding its important role in our clean energy future.

July 22, 2019 4 min read By: Lexi Corral, Business Communications Specialist
Building Internal Capacity for Infrastructure

Building Internal Capacity for Infrastructure

To build a skilled workforce, Gabon implemented the National Infrastructure Master Plan, which has become the prototype for project management organizations delivering infrastructure in other countries.

July 16, 2019 By: Catherine Irvin , Communications Specialist
Electric Vehicles and the Need for Public Charging Infrastructure

Electric Vehicles and the Need for Public Charging Infrastructure

June 10, 2019 3 min read By: Kelley Brown , Global Communications Sector Lead, Bechtel Infrastructure and Power Corp (BIPC)
FIRST® and Strategic Partners Team up to Introduce Robotics to Underserved Students

FIRST® and Strategic Partners Team up to Introduce Robotics to Underserved Students

April 30, 2019 By: Shelley Henderson , Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusions for FIRST®