Sustainability

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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
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Partnership for resilient smart development

Rapid urbanization in Asia has created an unprecedented challenge for the development community. From 2000 to 2010, nearly 200 million people moved into East Asian cities, according to the World Bank.

October 24, 2015 By: Ian Laski, President of Bechtel’s Asia Pacific region
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Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

Enhanced collaboration between civil society, government, and business in the planning, design and implementation of core and social infrastructures should grow economies; build resiliency; and help to solve societal problems.

September 01, 2015 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Sustainable resilient energy infrastructure

Bechtel's Amos Avidan discusses how Big Data is integral in designing more resilient energy systems.

April 06, 2015 By: Amos Avidan