Infrastructure for a Healthy Planet

Infrastructure for a Healthy Planet

On Earth Day, AECOM shares its vision for a sustainable path to human society and natural environments. Pictured above is the company’s Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bay Flood Damage Reduction project in Houston, Texas, United States.

On Earth Day, AECOM shares its vision for a sustainable path to human society and natural environments. Pictured above is the company’s Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bay Flood Damage Reduction project in Houston, Texas, United States.

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CONTENT: Press Release

On Earth Day, AECOM shares vision for a sustainable path to human society and natural environments

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ — On the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day, AECOM has shared an illustrated vision for developing infrastructure that can address a variety of social, economic and ecological challenges to deliver broader benefits and value.

The presentation, titled Mission: Earth, explores how integrated thinking can create urban environments that attract people, promote economic opportunity and protect the natural world.

AECOM also released a statement in Business Roundtable’s 2015 Sustainability Report on how the company is fundamentally structured to bring together better ideas and innovative solutions to the difficult global challenges affecting human developments worldwide.

“We live in an age that demands action to protect the prospects of a healthy society and environment for future generations,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer.  “At AECOM, sustainability is the foundation of our business, from the integrated approach we bring to projects to our efforts to build healthy, resilient cities to how we operate as a company.”

 

About AECOM
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

Media Contact:
Ed Mayer
Vice President, Corporate Communications
+1.732.564.3380
Ed.Mayer@aecom.com

CATEGORY: Environment