Sustainability

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Rethinking Construction, Workforce Development, and Local Economic Development

According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world needs to invest around $3.3 trillion dollars in infrastructure through 2030 to meet economic growth forecasts. A skilled construction workforce is essential to meeting this demand.

November 02, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Expatriate Workers and Sustainable Development on the Alba Potline 6 Project

Expatriate workers rights and safety on the Alba Potline 6 Aluminum project are ensured with NGO help.

October 25, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Water Sustainability Builds Agriculture, Provides Natural Habitat At India’s Jamnagar Refinery

Water sustainability for India’s oil refinery promotes agriculture and conserves energy.

October 15, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Powering More Than Clean Energy

Built by Bechtel, Panda’s clean energy combined cycle power plant uses emissions control technology to power over 778K homes in VA/DC.

October 12, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Industry-Leading Apprenticeship Programs

Read about apprentice programs at Adecco, Aon, Barclays, Bechtel, Citi Foundation, Dow, Hilton Worldwide, IBM, Microsoft and LinkedIn, and USB.

September 29, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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USCIB-GAN-CITI Roundtable on Apprenticeships Report

Even though unemployment is decreasing, millions of people are still underemployed or unemployed. Apprenticeships play a crucial role in developing business skills for youth and in realizing goals of inclusive economic growth and an equitable transition to a more sustainable world.

September 29, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Edmonton Light Rail Transit - Building More Than Rail

The Edmonton Light Rail Transit system creates jobs for local citizens, saves energy and recycles construction waste. Read Bechtel’s blog to learn more.

September 25, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
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Guest Essay: Bechtel was a Key Partner in Global Security Program

Former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar writes that the strong performance by these original contractors on those first projects, demonstrating that the task could be accomplished, was critical to the program’s survival and ultimate success.

August 08, 2017 By: Guest Author
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Weapons-Destruction Program Complete, Eliminating Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threat

After the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, independent countries emerged in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, bringing a monumental threat with them: 35,000 nuclear weapons were scattered at sites spanning 11 time zones

August 07, 2017 By: Guest Author