Resilient communities for a livable future

Resilient communities for a livable future

As AECOM's global team of experts works to transform the built environment, the company is constantly evaluating how to better prepare communities to withstand the negative impacts of climate variability, sea level change, urban sprawl into more environmentally sensitive areas, loss of natural buffers and other effects of rapid population growth and urbanization.

These challenges are primary considerations when assessing the feasibility and sustainability of our projects, and AECOM continuously mobilizes support to deliver infrastructure solutions that help develop resilient communities to help ensure a more livable future for all.

Content from this campaign

Student Vision for Singapore wins AECOM Urban SOS All Systems Go Competition
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Daniel Lau, Joseph Rosenberg and Lindsay Rule, graduate design students at the University of Pennsylvania, have won AECOM’s sixth annual Urban SOS competition. Their entry, “The THIRD Reserve,” proposed to create an ambitious new urban landscape to enable the island city-state of Singapore to become self-...
Oct 16, 2015 2:00 PM ET
#WomenExcel: Two Sisters Start a New Chapter at AECOM
AECOM Impact blog Sisters Meline and Arsine Baghdasarian, both cognizant system engineers for AECOM at the Hanford Nuclear Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant in Washington, United States, discuss their journey that led them to start a new chapter in their careers together....
Aug 24, 2015 9:05 AM ET
Van Alen Institute, AECOM and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation – Call on Students to Propose Designs for More Resilient Urban Food, Water and Energy Systems
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, June 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – AECOM, Van Alen Institute and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation – today launched Urban SOS: All Systems Go, an ideas competition calling on multidisciplinary teams of students worldwide to identify risks to urban food, energy, or water systems, and offer strategies that make these systems...
Jun 2, 2015 5:00 PM ET
AECOM is Key Player in U.N. R!SE Launch in the United States
AECOM was a key player in the U.S. launch of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) R!SE (Risk-Sensitive Investments) Initiative, an ambitious, global response to the daunting challenge of addressing climate change adaptation and disaster-risk reduction worldwide. The initiative fosters collaboration between public and private-sector stakeholders who are...
May 13, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Protecting San Francisco Against Fires
AECOM Impact blog Aaron Lee, a civil engineer in AECOM's water business who was recently named to the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) 2015 New Faces of Engineering list, shares his experience working on key sustainability projects and volunteering with Engineers Without Borders – ...
Feb 9, 2015 9:05 AM ET