Global Cities: Our Best Hope for a Sustainable Future

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM

Each of you has likely been involved in a meeting with the following characteristics:

Verizon Announces Best-in-State Student Teams in National App Challenge

Middle, High School Students Now in Running to Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge Aimed at Boosting Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eighty-one teams of creative middle and high school students have earned the title Best in State in the second Verizon Innovative App Challenge, a national competition in which students design a mobile application concept that addresses a need or problem in their local schools or communities.

AECOM Receives 2013 Platts Award of Excellence

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it was named a 2013 Platts Award of Excellence winner.

A New Paradigm for Health Care Architecture

Press Release

January 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The new Mercy Health - West Hospital, a new 250-bed, 625,000-square-foot facility, opened to offer expanded medical services to Cincinnati’s west side at its location along the I-74 corridor.

Promoting Health, Safety and Social Responsibility Across the Middle East


Every year, AECOM’s Middle East Safety, Health & Environment team runs an exciting month-long campaign to raise awareness about major health concerns and key safety issues.

As part of this year's efforts that focused on maintaining a healthy heart and minimizing the risk of cancer, the team donated to and threw a party for the pediatric oncology award of Tawam Hospital in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

Office Renovations: The Intersection Between Safety and Sustainability


Working toward AECOM’s overarching goal of reducing the environmental impact of its operations, the company's Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E) team played a major role in implementing SH&E procedures during office renovations in Asia.

Visit AECOM's 2013 SH&E report to learn how his work resulted in a gold certificate in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

App Contest Inspires More Students to Learn Design


by Bonnie Shelton
Posted on December 19, 2013 at 7:22 AM

MIDDLETON -- Students at Middleton Middle School hope to continue a winning tradition in a nationwide contest.

They’re learning teamwork and technological skills by building apps for Android phones.

Last year, a group of Middleton students won “best in state” for their app based on the periodic table.

That success inspired even more students to take part in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge this time around.

The Chrysler Foundation Energizes 2014 FIRST Robotics Season with Nearly a Quarter-Million Dollars in Grants

Grants will help students to ready robots for run at FIRST Robotics Championship
Press Release

January 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Chrysler Foundation today announced grants totaling $229,000 to support FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams and organizations in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ontario, Canada. The grants will enable more than 1,000 middle and high school students to discover the rewards of science and technology as they compete in the annual international robotics competition.

AECOM Twitter Chat: The Food-Water-Energy Security Nexus


On January 9, at 2 p.m. EST, AECOM will host a Twitter Chat exploring integrated solutions to complex issues related to the food-water-energy security nexus. 

AECOM Sets the Trend in Safety: Caterpillar Safety Award


AECOM was recognized for its safety practices by Caterpillar — marking the first time the manufacturer formally recognized a consultant with a Safety Award for facility development projects in China. The award commends AECOM for achieving zero incidents in 1 million hours worked during 2011 and 2012, while acting as construction manager for four Caterpillar projects in China.

Learn more about how AECOM achieved this honor in the company’s 2013 Safety, Health and Environment report.



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