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Raising standards of a sustainable supply chain

Bechtel's president for Latin America discusses the importance of developing a sustainable global supply chain and working with suppliers from Latin America.

August 01, 2017 By: Hector Garcia
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The circular economy advantage on Bechtel projects

With global population expected to swell to an estimated 9 billion by 2050, the intelligent use of limited resources in production and consumption has become a subject of socio-political, environmental, and economic discussion.

May 02, 2017 By: Tam Nguyen, General Manager, bechtel.org
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One thing business can do to address fresh water risk

CI's Marielle Canter Wienkel recommends what companies can do to address fresh water risk.

January 18, 2017 By: Marielle Canter Weikel, Conservation International
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Balancing fresh water consumption and capacity

Dr. Troeng shares the importance of water consumption planning and ways to use existing water.

January 16, 2017 By: Dr Sebastian Troeng, Conservation International
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Cultivate business in Latin America

Small businesses are an unmistakable engine of economic growth in Latin America, and a critical part of any international company’s supply chain when it works in the region.

November 15, 2016 By: Hector Garcia
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How infrastructure companies deliver real benefits

Sustainable infrastructure is a confluence of ideas. It’s physical, eco-friendly, and smart. It seeks to minimize costs and maximize the use of resources. It’s also global.

October 12, 2016 By: Craig Albert
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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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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, General Manager, bechtel.org
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Smart cities as innovation hubs

Global megatrends require a step-change in the way we design, construct and operate structures and systems that will benefit society for the long term.

April 27, 2015 By: Amos Avidan