With a vision to build a better world, AECOM aims to inspire a sustainability-thinking culture that embeds sustainability into their work in the built, social and natural infrastructure sectors.
AECOM is committed to making a positive, global impact on society, local economies, the environment, and future generations through partnering to deliver transformational outcomes.
The company shares the ambition of Carbon Neutral Adelaide to reducing carbon emissions, embracing economic, social and environmental opportunities and strengthening the City of Adelaide’s reputation as a smart, green, liveable and creative city.
AECOM’s commitments to sustainability are embedding sustainability into their work with clients; building capability to provide creative, innovative sustainable solutions; and conducting business consistent with sustainability principles.
Business initiatives include a commitment to sustainable procurement and supplier diversity; and a company-wide Safety, Health and Environment Policy.
AECOM measures emissions and reports on progress, with a target to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2020. In Australia and New Zealand, the company runs a GO! green office program to improve practice in travel, energy, water, procurement and recycling, contributing to compliance with Australian Standard ISO14001.
Since 2012, AECOM has partnered with the Carbon Disclosure Project to analyse climate change data for over 500 cities and report on how urban centres are tackling their challenges. Partnering with the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities program, AECOM is collaborating with mayors and chief resilience officers in 16 global cities to assess baseline strategies and improve resilience.