resilient infrastructure

Philippines Coastal Protection: A Green-Grey Approach to Resilience

Philippines Coastal Protection: A Green-Grey Approach to Resilience

Bechtel is partnering with Conservation International to increase resilience in Iloilo in the Phillippines

April 23, 2018 By: Guest Author
Preventing Future Environmental Hazards in Ethiopia’s Rural Communities

Preventing Future Environmental Hazards in Ethiopia’s Rural Communities

Fixing environmental and health hazards in Ethiopia showed Bechtel the challenges of, and community opportunities to make life better for local residents.

January 10, 2018 By: Guest Author
Edmonton Light Rail Transit - Building More Than Rail

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: Guest Author
Rethinking “bankability” for Africa’s infrastructure

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
Infrastructure for economic development in SE Asia

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
What is resilient infrastructure for Southeast Asia?

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
Partnership for resilient smart development

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
Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

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: Guest Author
Smart cities as innovation hubs

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