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Bechtel’s Brian Reilly Begins Term as Board President of Engineers Without Borders USA

Nonprofit organization aids communities to meet basic human needs and helps leaders solve pressing global challenges
Press Release

RESTON, Va. - February 5, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Bechtel senior vice president Brian Reilly has begun a one-year term as president of the board of directors for Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), a nonprofit organization that delivers engineering projects to solve pressing global challenges and meet basic human needs in vulnerable communities.

As EWB-USA president, Reilly will focus on opening new country offices, growing EWB-USA’s volunteer pool, and increasing access to funding for each project.

Collaborating to End Modern-Day Slavery

By: Méabh Browne , UK Regional Sustainability Manager
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Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we highlight the collective efforts of Building Responsibly members to promote worker welfare standards.

8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking, and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its forms

8.8: Protect labor rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment

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Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we highlight the collective efforts of Building Responsibly members to promote worker welfare standards.

8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking, and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its forms

8.8: Protect labor rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment

Blockchain: Implications and Use Cases for the EPC Industry

By: Cyril Merienne, Innovation Implementation Lead
Blog

By now, most of us have heard of BitCoin in some context, maybe from your tech-savvy friend or the news story about the guy who lost $127 million USD of the crypto-currency after accidentally throwing his hard drive in the garbage.

But BitCoin and its usefulness as a currency are really a product of the technology behind it, known as “blockchain.”

Sustainability Drives Innovation, Cost Savings at Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

By: Tam Nguyen, Corporate Manager for Sustainability
Article

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.

Bechtel’s Peggy Mccullough to Receive the 2019 ASME Henry Laurence Gantt Medal

Senior Vice President Recognized for Achievements in Engineering and Contributions to Society
Press Release

Bechtel senior vice president Peggy McCullough has been awarded the 2019 American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) Henry Laurence Gantt Medal, the organization has announced. McCullough oversees a multi-billion-dollar per-year portfolio of projects that are helping solve some of the most complex challenges faced by government and commercial customers anywhere.

Bechtel Mentors 100 Girls in First-Ever STEAM Summer Camp in the Balkans

Bechtel partnered with governments of Kosovo and the US, as well as the leadership development initiative Girl Up and other companies to host the first-ever girls’ summer camp in the Balkans.
Press Release

LONDON, /3BL Media/ — Bechtel partnered with governments of Kosovo and the United States, as well as the leadership development initiative Girl Up and other companies to host the first-ever girls’ summer camp in the Balkans focused on science, technology, engineering, art and design and math.

Millennium Challenge Corporation, Bechtel and Côte d’Ivoire Government Launch New Strategic Collaboration

The partnership will focus on developing an infrastructure master plan that could become a template for other countries in the region.
Press Release

RESTON, Va. /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has announced its intent to deploy a new strategic collaboration with Bechtel Infrastructure Corporation (a Bechtel company) and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, focusing on national infrastructure master planning.

MCC CEO Sean Cairncross joined Bechtel’s Regional President of Africa, Sir James Dutton, and Secretary General to the President of Côte d’Ivoire Minister Patrick Achi in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding memorializing the partnership.

Biomass Ventures Founder and Chairperson Lucky Dissanayake Shares Her Journey of Success

By Lucky Dissanayake, Biomass Ventures Founder and Chairperson.
Article

In creating Biomass Ventures, I have not been afraid to ‘think big’, because I have recognised that the opportunity for our business is massive and because I understand that the needs that we are addressing are monumental. In effect, we achieve ‘Sustainable and Ethical Fuel + Livelihood Development + Food’ in rural Sri Lanka, in a holistic, inclusive, financially-viable business model. 

Nuclear Energy Benefits The Environment

By: Lexi Corral, Business Communications Specialist
Blog

Nuclear Energy is Clean Energy

Georgia Power recently announced continued progress in the construction of the two-reactor expansion to its Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant. Bechtel is proud to partner with Georgia Power to deliver this important project – the only ongoing construction of new nuclear generation currently in the United States.

Vogtle is important because nuclear energy is important. It’s clean, efficient, safe, and must play a role in our energy future.

What is nuclear energy?

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