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PROJECT MANAGEMENT – AMEC awarded top sustainability spot, again

CALGARY - For the third year in a row, AMEC has topped the DOW JONES World Sustainability Index (DJSI). AMEC has be...



CALGARY – For the third year in a row, AMEC has topped the DOW JONES World Sustainability Index (DJSI). AMEC has been named as a sector leader in the index, which annually surveys the world’s 2,500 largest companies, with the top 10% best performing being listed, based on their social, environmental and economic performance. Of the 65 global support service companies, only 11 made it into the DJSI World Index.

Dow Jones launched its sustainability index in 1999 to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies. Its website is at www.Sustainability-Index.com.

Over the past 10 years, AMEC has used Canadian engineering on over 10,000 mining projects in 67 countries. The company is engineering 10 of the 11 major oil sands projects currently underway. It is cleaning up Canada’s worst environmental disaster, the Tar Ponds in Nova Scotia, and using European Space Agency satellites to conduct environmental monitoring.

In the same press release, the company noted that Engineering News Record (www.ENR.com) magazine has ranked AMEC as the No.1 international design firm in Canada.


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