Bechtel Stewardship: Building a Better World

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Bechtel Stewardship: Building a Better World

Bechtel employees are active volunteers in the company’s office and project communities, often working side-by-side with customers, contractors, local organizations, and government entities.

Many of our Stewardship, or corporate social responsibility, activities are done in collaboration with our Signature Program Partners: DiscoverE, FIRST® Robotics, Engineers Without Borders, and Junior Achievement®.

Globally, Bechtel employees participate in Stewardship activities that include mentoring students, specifically girls, to learn about the engineering profession by designing robots; building bridges and water supply systems in remote areas of the world, and even playing classroom games that explore engineering principles.

Stewardship at Bechtel is a way for our employees to give back by supporting education and improving the quality of life through engineering and construction. Each year we build a brighter future for more than 100.000 children, adolescents, and adults around the world.

Bechtel Group Foundation partners with our Signature Programs on efforts that: 

  • Promote education, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Use engineering and construction skills to improve the quality of life worldwide
  • Make effective use of the passions and unique skills of Bechtel’s volunteers

The Foundation also joins with Bechtel employees in responding to disasters that affect offices or jobsites around the world.

Content from this campaign

Committed to Helping Our Customers Deliver Clean Nuclear Power
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Sep 25, 2018 9:05 AM ET
Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events
As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we share insights on leveraging the “human factor” to improve resilience from extreme weather events. These insights are based on a joint IBM-Bechtel field project Puerto Rico. SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and...
Aug 14, 2018 12:50 PM ET
Bechtel and JA Inspire Girls to Dream Big and Think Differently About STEM Careers
by Charlene Wheeless, Principal Vice President and Manager, Global Corporate Affairs, Bechtel Bechtel and its Signature Program partners, like JA (Junior Achievement) Worldwide, are on a mission to empower girls, ...
Feb 14, 2018 10:15 AM ET
Bechtel Partners with Society of Women Engineers to Inspire Students to ‘Dream Big’ About Careers in Engineering
RESTON, Va., October 31, 2017 — Bechtel, a global engineering, procurement and construction leader, partnered with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to host a free screening of the film DREAM BIG: Engineering our World for schools and community organizations during the SWE Conference in Austin Texas, Oct. 26-28. Female engineers from SWE, Bechtel, and the American Society of Civil Engineers...
Oct 31, 2017 8:10 AM ET
Dare to Dream Big
Upon first consideration, it might not seem the stuff of grand cinematic adventure. But could engineering secretly be an exciting, creative, heroic realm where the optimists of today are creating the life-saving, world-altering marvels that will make for a safer, more connected, more equal and even more awe-inspiring tomorrow? With an eclectic, stereotype-bursting engineer cast, the...
Jul 18, 2017 10:05 AM ET

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