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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: Guest Author
Controlling Flooding with Permeable Concrete

Controlling Flooding with Permeable Concrete

Bechtel examines the opportunity of utilizing permeable concrete and other associated materials to help control flooding in developed cities.

July 11, 2018 By: Emily Spicher
Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

Bechtel and IBM teamed up to discuss supplemental recommendations for emergency preparedness in response to Hurricane Maria.

July 11, 2018 By: Emily Spicher
Bechtel Volunteers with Engineers Without Borders Successfully Finish Drinking Water Project

Bechtel Volunteers with Engineers Without Borders Successfully Finish Drinking Water Project

Bechtel and the Northern Virginia Professional Chapter of Engineers without Borders-USA help a disadvantaged community in South Dakota get access to water.

June 05, 2018 By: Lexi Corral
“Green-Grey” Approaches to Building Resilient Communities

“Green-Grey” Approaches to Building Resilient Communities

This case study examines how we can deliver projects that combine nature-based (green), traditional infrastructure (grey) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) solutions.

April 01, 2018 By: Guest Author
External Sustainability Guidelines and Standards

External Sustainability Guidelines and Standards

A list of important international sustainability standards and guidelines for the engineering and construction industry.

March 20, 2018 By: Guest Author
Balancing Economic Growth with Low Carbon Energy Solutions

Balancing Economic Growth with Low Carbon Energy Solutions

Making coal-fired power plants cleaner and affordable as part of the transition to a low-carbon energy future.

February 19, 2018 By: Guest Author
Using Text Analytics to Start Building an SDG Business Case

Using Text Analytics to Start Building an SDG Business Case

This case study examines how text analytics can help advance a business case for the SDGs in terms of investment, project opportunity or risk management.

December 11, 2017 By: Guest Author