Bechtel | Engineering the Next 100 Years

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Bechtel | Engineering the Next 100 Years

Bechtel delivers sustainability across its projects using a full-spectrum approach that involves its core engineering, procurement and construction functions, and strategic services.

Learn more about how this approach helps:

2030 goals and targets

Read about Bechtel’s long-term goals and targets to address global sustainability issues. These  include contributing 100 ideas to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and increasing resilience against natural hazards for millions worldwide.

Click here to read Bechtel’s 2016 Sustainability Report

Click here to read Build100 Blog – dedicated to addressing critical sustainability challenges

Content from this campaign

Cyber-Defenders in the New Battle to Protect Big, Connected Machines
Each morning, Katie Pehrson checks her smartphone, puts on her smartwatch and starts her day. As she shuts the door behind her, her thermostat adjusts to save energy while she’s gone. She leaves home with the peace of mind provided by her smart security system and smart smoke detector, both of which notify her smartphone if any problems arise while she is at work. Smart, right? Pehrson...
Aug 3, 2017 7:50 AM ET
Designing a Sustainable Future
In the past few years, global efforts such as the Paris Agreement and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have demonstrated the tremendous progress that can be achieved through collective action. The unprecedented focus from both the public and pri­vate sector on the health of our planet has signaled that efforts to limit environmental impacts can no longer be...
Jul 26, 2017 11:40 AM ET
Corporate Sustainability Unfolding
Tam Nguyen is the global head of sustainability for Bechtel corporation, an international engineering and construction company. He directs the overall formulation and implementation of Bechtel’s sustainability strategy and integration process across the enterprise and into major projects. He also leads corporate initiatives, stakeholder and policy planning on a range of global issues,...
Jun 29, 2017 8:40 AM ET
Sustainability and Profitability
This article was originally printed in The VOICE, which is published for The Construction Users Roundtable. To view past issues of the magazine, go to  This excerpt is being republished with permission. Read the full article ...
Jun 23, 2017 7:55 AM ET
The Circular Economy Advantage on Bechtel Projects
A defining characteristic of the remarkable industrial development experienced over the last 100 years has been a ‘make-use-dispose’ approach to resource utilization in industrial processes. While this ‘linear economy’ approach has resulted in enormous advances for societies, it also has created an unsustainable demand for and use of resources and materials. With global population expected...
May 15, 2017 8:15 AM ET