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Bechtel Releases 2019 Annual Report Showing Strong Financial and Sustainability Performance

Innovation and customer success drive last year’s results at global leader in engineering, procurement and construction
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April 17, 2019 - Today, Bechtel Corporation released its Annual Report showing it ended 2018 in a healthy financial position. Through helping customers deliver their most important projects and in making important progress on its own sustainability goals, Bechtel reinforced its standing as a trusted engineering, procurement and construction partner to industries and governments worldwide.

In 2018, which marked Bechtel’s 120th anniversary, the company achieved:

Why Is It So Hard To Innovate?

By David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer
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I was recently reflecting on 2018 -- an end of the year ritual -- taking stock of the triumphs, challenges, and lessons learned before I begin to prioritize actions to further innovation and accelerate adoption in 2019. In search of inspiration, I found myself reviewing rankings published throughout the year; like “Fast Company’s” Most Innovative Companies of 2018.

Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

By Tam Nguyen
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Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its form.

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Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its form.

How Bechtel Is Helping Veterans Enter the Workforce

By Jennifer Whitfield
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In 2017, Bechtel opened the Welding and Applied Technology Center (WATC), a full-scale welding, testing, and construction center located in the Houston Energy Corridor. Since opening, this construction technology hub has helped attract, develop, and qualify key talent, while also delivering cost-effective solutions capable of improving quality – all within proximity to our customers.

New LNG Facility Is Helping to Bring Clean Energy to the World

By Christen McCluney
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In a ceremony held on Thursday, November 15, Cheniere Energy celebrated the production of the first LNG from its Corpus Christi Liquefaction plant in Texas.  The project will continue through commissioning to deliver the first cargo of LNG at the first greenfield LNG export facility in the United States in nearly 50 years.

Cleaning Up After the Cold War

By Fred deSousa
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Watch for more content celebrating our 120 years, and follow #Bechtel120 on social media to learn more.

Bechtel has a long history of making the world a safer and cleaner place by helping clean up after the Cold War. We have nearly 40 years of experience in environmental cleanup and management at more than 500 contaminated sites across the world.

Committed to Helping Our Customers Deliver Clean Nuclear Power

By Fred deSousa
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Watch for more content celebrating our 120 years, and follow #Bechtel120 on social media to learn more.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Construction Industry

By David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer, Bechtel
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The idea that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots will take our jobs and eventually conquer the world makes for a great summer blockbuster, but this fear of AI-robot overlords is grossly exaggerated. 

Building Inclusivity from the Beginning

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Author: John McGrath

Contributors: Juliet Whitcomb, Tam Nguyen

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this case study examines the efforts to build local inclusivity in urban communities impacted by major construction projects.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

A guest post by Stephen Jordan and Steve Rochlin
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Idea #8: Incorporating Resilience in National Infrastructure Plans

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we ask experts from the Institute for Sustainable Development to offer a better way to tie disaster response and recovery plans to the national infrastructure agenda.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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