Access to water is a global issue that, according to the World Resources Institute, affects more than a billion people. By 2025, it is estimated that 3.5 billion people may live with extreme water scarcity. Bechtel colleagues and partners today work with vulnerable communities around the world to build resilient infrastructure and improve access to […]
Month: June 2016
What is Resilient Infrastructure for Southeast Asia?
Growing urbanization and populations, increasing extreme weather events, and decreasing natural resources require a new way of thinking about the most basic elements of infrastructure to be more resilient and sustainable. What does this mean for one of the most diverse and growing regions of the world? Bechtel’s Ian Laski and Devex’s Raj Kumar, sit down and […]
Infrastructure for Economic Development
With some of the highest population rates expected by 2030, coupled with the vulnerabilities to extreme weather events, Southeast Asia may need $7 trillion in infrastructure investment to grow and develop sustainly. Bechtel’s Ian Laski joins Raj Kumar, president and editor-in-chief of Devex, to discuss the dynamic and growing challenges in Southeast Asia, one of the […]
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