Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

Across AECOM’s wide spectrum of expertise, our people are thought leaders in their professions — with many having been internationally recognized for innovation and creativity in advancing leading-edge thinking. Our way of achieving success involves seeing the world a little differently than most companies. Every day, we’re working smarter and more sustainably — figuring out how we can make a bigger impact for our clients while creating a minimal impact on resources and our natural world. As we continue to develop outstanding solutions that impact thousands of lives in communities around the world, we look to share our powerful combination of experience, intelligence and desire as a thought leader in the shift towards a more sustainable future.

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AECOM Releases Presentation Outlining Practical Strategies For Developing Resilient Cities
LOS ANGELES, March 17, 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 posted a presentation that discusses how to reduce vulnerability and enhance competitiveness in order to develop resilient cities. ...
Mar 17, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Who Will Pay For Climate Change Consequences?
A number of initiatives, including the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Recovery and the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, have been developing models to assess climate risk at various scales.  The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has been trying to put numbers on the cost of adaptation. The journal Nature Climate Change...
Mar 12, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Global Cities: Our Best Hope for a Sustainable Future
Each of you has likely been involved in a meeting with the following characteristics: Discussion takes place using common “terms of art” such as “global cities.” Conclusions are reached and each person leaves the room knowing what was decided about actions to be taken and their roles and responsibilities....
Jan 30, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Stasis Stifles Innovation, Holds Back Answers to Sustainability
In a previous column, I talked about the opportunity for America’s response to climate change to become our next “Moon Mission” moment. (It did not occur to me until this very moment that most people under 30 have no idea what this moment was like.  Check with someone older.) This past month I engaged in several...
Jan 13, 2014 9:00 AM ET
What is an Environmental Issue?
I believe that understanding this question is central to our choice to exist. The majority of us understand an environmental issue as a weather event or natural disaster that creates uncomfortable conditions for us. On a small scale we analyze these impacts on a daily basis. “It snowed in Manhattan this morning – will my train be delayed?” “It hasn’t rained for a week, will I be able...
Jan 6, 2014 9:00 AM ET