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Collaborating to End Modern-Day Slavery

Collaborating to End Modern-Day Slavery

Construction industry workers are among the populations most vulnerable to modern-day slavery. The high demand for low-skilled workers and the prevalence of temporary staff are just two contributing factors.

January 28, 2020 3 min read By: Méabh Browne , UK Regional Sustainability Manager
Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a longtime Bechtel customer, has the mission to safely clean up the environmental legacy from decades of producing nuclear materials for national defense. And for decades, Bechtel colleagues have partnered with DOE to achieve that mission, leaving a safer environment for communities and future generations.

November 20, 2019 3 min read By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Tsunami Evacuation Shelters: Solutions for At-Risk Communities in Developing Nations

Tsunami Evacuation Shelters: Solutions for At-Risk Communities in Developing Nations

In disaster-prone areas, elevated evacuation shelters can be an integral part of a national or local disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategy and programs. They enable vulnerable communities to get to safety at the first warning of an incoming tsunami.

October 23, 2019 5 min read By: Angelos Findikakis, Senior Principal Engineer and Bechtel Fellow
Building Internal Capacity for Infrastructure

Building Internal Capacity for Infrastructure

To build a skilled workforce, Gabon implemented the National Infrastructure Master Plan, which has become the prototype for project management organizations delivering infrastructure in other countries.

July 16, 2019 By: Catherine Irvin , Communications Specialist
Innovating for Engagement

Innovating for Engagement

As part of the delivery of the Amrun bauxite mine project in Australia, Bechtel utilized virtual reality to engage the local Aboriginal Traditional Owners – the Wik-Waya people.

April 09, 2019 By: Joanna Winters, Communications Manager
Construction Practices for a Sustainable Future

Construction Practices for a Sustainable Future

Reducing GHG or CO2 emissions takes a concerted effort, and the engineering and construction industry plays an important role to support a low carbon future through innovation, enhanced practices, and the future of work.

March 26, 2019 By: Brian James, Business Communications Specialist
Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

Bechtel utilizes a unique, objective analysis to understand the risks of modern day slavery to improve business efficiencies and decision-making processes on preventing MDS.

December 18, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Building Inclusivity from the Beginning

Building Inclusivity from the Beginning

Bechtel examines the efforts to build local inclusivity in urban communities impacted by major construction projects.

September 16, 2018 By: Guest Author
Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is time to re-think our approach to disaster response and recovery. Since 1980, average annual disaster costs have doubled every decade.

July 15, 2018 By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability