AECOM Publishes Third Asia-Focused Sustainability Report

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AECOM Publishes Third Asia-Focused Sustainability Report

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AECOM published its third report highlighting the company’s 2013 sustainability work across Greater China as well as South and Southeast Asia.

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 8:00am

CAMPAIGN: Managing complexity, building better lives.

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm, announced today that it recently published its third report highlighting the company’s 2013 sustainability work across Greater China as well as South and Southeast Asia.

As an extension of AECOM’s global sustainability report, the piece focuses on the company’s operational improvements, employee engagement efforts, thought leadership initiatives, as well as the wider role the company plays in the communities it serves in Asia.

Report highlights include the following:

  • Compared to fiscal year 2012, AECOM’s Asia offices reduced water consumption by 36 percent, the amount of paper purchased by more than 15 percent and electricity consumption by 3.8 percent.
  • AECOM won several awards from Climate Change Business Journal and Environmental Business Journal.
  • 94 percent of team members in Asia that were surveyed believe that sustainability is a differentiator for AECOM.
  • 93 percent of Asia employees surveyed think that embedding sustainability considerations into client advice is key to the future success of the company.

The report also features some of the many innovative sustainability projects in Asia such as the Ciliwung Care Movement project in Jakarta, Indonesia, and the Travel Smart Initiative in Singapore.

“The results presented in the 2013 Asia Sustainability Report reflect AECOM’s commitment to sustainability, and demonstrate that we are capable of delivering sustainability excellence in our projects,” said Dr. Thomas Tang, corporate sustainability director, Asia.  “I am proud to work for this organization and give credit to my colleagues who, through their passion and professional dedication, have contributed to the meaningful work outlined in the report.”

 

About AECOM
Ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm, with a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.  With approximately 45,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.  AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.  A Fortune 500 company, AECOM had revenue of $7.9 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014.  More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

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Media:
AECOM Technology Corporation
Ed Mayer, +1.732.564.3380
Director, Corporate Communications
Ed.Mayer@aecom.com

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CAMPAIGN: Managing complexity, building better lives.

CONTENT: Press Release

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