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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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#WomenExcel: Are You Aware of Your Unconscious Bias?
AECOM Impact blog Jill Bruning, executive vice president and general manager within AECOM’s intelligence community and services department, discusses awareness of unconscious biases. Early in my career as a mechanical engineer, I was counseled on how to speak and how to dress. As a...
Sep 21, 2015 9:05 AM ET
The Elements of a Strong Quality Management Culture
Raj Rangaraj is the vice president of the client care program at AECOM. In a recent AECOM Impact blog postk, he explains the importance of a quality management culture, as well as the human elements required to achieve a quality and safety-focused culture.  Professionals don’t willingly make errors; they are the result of complacency, lack of training and a weak quality...
Sep 8, 2015 9:05 AM ET
Better Sorry Than Extinct?
By: Gary LawrenceVice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM A reader’s response to my last opinion piece raised the paradox of taking action motivated by The Precautionary Principle or, in other words, taking action because we see the risks posed by inaction. The paradox that he correctly points out is that we can rarely foresee the new set of risks posed by the...
Jun 16, 2015 9:05 AM ET
AECOM Thought Leadership: Taking Risks on our “Pioneering Journey of Sustainability”
Environmental Leader By: Gary LawrenceVice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM In my last article, I posed the question as to whether the pursuit of truth is even relevant anymore. We have to make difficult decisions today that will shape...
Jun 11, 2015 9:05 AM ET
World Environment Day Isn’t About the Environment
In honor of World Environment Day, Gary Lawrence, vice president and chief sustainability officer at AECOM, discusses his thoughts on the potential for humans to improve their security and quality of life.  I am really happy to see that this year’s World Environment Day theme — “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” — puts the human element firmly back...
Jun 9, 2015 9:05 AM ET