Seamlessly extending Singapore's downtown district to the water's edge, AECOM's conceptual development framework plan will transform the 698-hectare (1725-acre) Marina Bay and Greater Southern Waterfront into the nation's key focus of development for the next decade and further support the area's continuing growth as a major business and financial hub in Asia.
Last week, I had the honor of speaking at the World Investment Forum, organized by the United Nations and hosted at the UN Palais de Nations in Geneva. The central theme for this gathering that brought together government and business leaders from over 150 countries was "Investing in Sustainable Development". The Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs as they are known, is a set of 17 proposed goals, which together reflect the UN's plan for ensuring the world is on a sustainable path by the year 2030 from economic, social, and environmental perspectives.
The report reflects the company's experience in advancing its sustainable development mandate at a time when challenging market conditions compelled the company to streamline the scope of their plans and activities across many areas of the business.
September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Golder Associates, a global consulting, design and construction services organisation driven by its purpose to "engineer earth's development" while "preserving earth's integrity," has issued its third annual Sustainable Development Report. The report can be found at http://sustainabledevelopment.golder.com.
Ben Smith, AECOM's associate director and sustainability team leader for the company’s planning, design and economics operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is committed to change during the next 12 months. Whether it’s growing veggies with his children or studying the ethics of his investments, he’s determined to give it a go. So what sparked this light bulb moment? In a recent blog post, Melbourne, Australia, based Ben explains:
China is an important emerging market for Caterpillar and one of the keys to our future success. We already have an extensive history of commitment and service in China, and we are devoted to long-term investment and growth long into the future. Over the past 35 years, as China has experienced rapid economic growth, Cat® machines have made significant contributions to the development and construction of infrastructure throughout the country.