Sustainability

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Delivering sustainable water solutions

Access to water is a global issue that, according to the World Resources Institute, affects more than a billion people. By 2025, it is estimated that 3.5 billion people may live with extreme water scarcity. Bechtel colleagues and partners today work with vulnerable communities around the world to build resilient infrastructure and improve access to safe, reliable drinking water.

March 13, 2016 By: Bon Voss, Civil Engineer
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Women At Bechtel Are Making a Difference in Construction

Bechtel is committed to having a diverse workforce and women at Bechtel are making their mark on the construction industry.

March 07, 2016 By: Guest Author
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Drastic Times Lead to Monumental Change

When the United States was drawn into World War II, the nation’s workforce suddenly shifted. Appeals went out many women answered the call, changing the dynamic of how women contributed during the war.

March 03, 2016 By: Guest Author
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Shifting from stakeholder engagement to stakeholder trust

The economic, social, and environmental effects of three massive projects on a small coastal city in Gladstone have been significant. A “trust deficit” with its nearly 35,000 residents required Bechtel to rethink our stakeholder engagement approach. Together with our customers and partners, we shifted from a transactional model of stakeholder engagement to a transformational model of stakeholder trust. Read Mellissa Case's Build100 blog and white paper to learn how.

February 15, 2016 By: Mellissa Case, Sustainability Specialist
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Rethinking “bankability” for Africa’s infrastructure

Africa's economic growth during the last decade has remained relatively robust despite some countries facing strong headwinds – from the Ebola epidemic to the weakening of global commodity prices and capital flows.

January 26, 2016 By: Andrew Patterson
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Emergency, emergency, this is America's infrastructure calling

Now's the time to replace crumbling bridges and roads with stronger, smarter alternatives.

November 24, 2015 By: Brendan Bechtel, Chairman and CEO of the Bechtel Group
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Vauxhall Modernization - Innovative Construction

In London, an innovative construction method saves millions in development costs.

October 31, 2015 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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What is resilient infrastructure for Southeast Asia?

Bechtel's Ian Laski and Raj Kumar sit down and discuss what resilient infrastructure means for a diverse region of the world.

October 25, 2015 By: Ian Laski, President of Bechtel’s Asia Pacific region
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Infrastructure for economic development in SE Asia

Bechtel's Ian Laski joins Raj Kumar, president and editor-in-chief of Devex, to discuss the dynamic and growing challenges in Southeast Asia.

October 25, 2015 By: Ian Laski, President of Bechtel’s Asia Pacific region