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Ability to Create Sustainable, Economically Viable Outcomes Stems from Humility

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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According to AECOM Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Lawrence, the unfortunate passing of Maya Angelou, the United Nations Economic and Social Council's meeting on sustainable urbanization, and the first conference on inclusive capitalism all share a common thread — revealing the world's pressing need for humility.

AECOM Young Engineers Volunteer in India — Flames for Your Chai

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"Approximately 1 in 6 city dwellers living in slums across India lacks adequate (or, in some cases, any) access to education, health care, financial stability and products that can mitigate some of the risks associated with slum living," said Rosanna Sanderson, an environmental engineer based in AECOM's Brisbane, Australia, office.

A Quick Snapshot of AECOM's Sustainability Initiatives

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Want a quick snapshot of AECOM's sustainability initiatives during fiscal year 2013?

Check out the executive summary of the company's recently released 2013 global sustainability report titled "Managing complexity, building better lives."

Have more time? Learn more about AECOM's sustainability initiatives in the full version of the report.

 

Exploring AECOM’s Sustainability Reporting Goals

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Featured in AECOM's third sustainability report, Gary Lawrence, AECOM's chief sustainability officer, discusses the company's ultimate goal to become the best in its industry to deliver sustainable outcomes to clients around the globe.

Learn more about AECOM's progress and long-term goals in the company's 2013 global sustainability report titled "Managing complexity, building better lives."

 

Leveraging Better Outcomes

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Considering scarce resources and climate change, how does AECOM leverage better outcomes for its clients and stakeholders? Watch as the company's chief sustainability officer, Gary Lawrence, discusses this topic.

Learn more about stakeholder engagement at AECOM in its recently released global sustainability report.

Management, Measurement & Metrics

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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I’m sorry to trot out the old chestnut about “what gets measured is what gets managed,” but this last week has been a trying game of numbers for me. As I head toward the weekend, I am once again forced to question the utility of so much of what we spend our time measuring.

From where we are standing today, the key questions are:

AECOM Publishes its Third Global Sustainability Report “Managing complexity, building better lives”

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LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that it has published its third global sustainability report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013.

How to Break the Cycle of "Disaster, Rebuild, Repeat"

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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The tragic mudslide that occurred on March 22 in the small 180-person town of Oso, Washington, is the second weather-related disaster in the space of 16 months that has touched me personally.

In the early part of my career, I was Deputy County Executive of Snohomish County in Washington state, a county government hitherto unknown to anyone outside the immediate area, the commercial aviation industry, loggers, and recreational Steelhead fishermen. 

AECOM-Sponsored “Designing for Disaster” Exhibition Opens in Washington, D.C.

Exhibition at National Building Museum explores natural hazard risks and mitigation strategies
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LOS ANGELES, CA, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ — An exhibition sponsored by AECOM that explores natural disaster risks and mitigation strategies has opened at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

The Designing for Disaster exhibition is an engaging, multimedia call-to-action for citizen preparedness — from design professionals and local decision-makers to homeowners and school children. The exhibition will remain on view through Aug. 2, 2015.

AECOM’s John Daza Receives ACE Exemplary Mentor Award

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LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that John Daza, PE, project manager, transportation, has received a 2014 ACE Exemplary Mentor Award, sponsored by McGraw-Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record magazine.

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