AECOM publishes Asia-focused report highlighting successful sustainability initiatives
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has published a report highlighting its sustainability work in Asia during 2012.
The report, which covers greater China as well as the South and Southeast Asia regions, demonstrates AECOM’s success in integrating, communicating and considering sustainability as a robust management system and mindset that transcends the organization. The report also highlights how AECOM has reduced its carbon footprint, decreased its electricity, paper and water consumption in its offices, and has remained committed to engaging employees in sustainability efforts.
“We are proud of the information in this report, which highlights AECOM’s dedication to delivering excellence as we work toward creating a sustainable future for all,” said Thomas Tang, AECOM’s director, corporate sustainability, for Asia. “From conferences to surveys and competitions, the widespread influence of sustainability on our employees’ project work and volunteer efforts is clearly evident.”
At AECOM, sustainability is viewed as a comprehensive concept that involves helping clients and society address complex challenges in adapting to the ever-changing needs of nature and society by managing financial, natural, social and human capital.
“Through this report, our Asia operation provides an example of AECOM’s overall progress in maintaining sustainability as one of our top priorities,” said Gary Lawrence, AECOM vice president and chief sustainability officer. “I am pleased to see the importance of sustainability being deeply integrated into AECOM’s culture around the globe.”
AECOM also recently released its second annual corporate sustainability report, titled, “Complex problems. Integrated solutions.” where the company charted its global sustainability achievements.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees 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 serves clients in more than 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2013. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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