LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2018) — AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the fourth consecutive year, and ranked No. 1 for innovation, social responsibility and quality of products/services within the engineering and construction industry.
“We are honored to be recognized again on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, and energized by our strongest ranking yet within our industry,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM’s chairman and chief executive officer. “This milestone reflects extraordinary achievement and showcases our employees’ talents, expertise and continuous commitment to the success of our clients and the transformational outcomes we deliver globally.”
From an annual survey conducted by Fortune and global management consulting firm Korn Ferry, executives, directors and analysts identify the companies with the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.
According to Fortune, the World’s Most Admired Companies list is a ranking of the world’s most respected and reputable companies. The companies featured on the list are rated on nine key attributes:
- Ability to attract and retain talented people
- Quality of management
- Social responsibility to the community and the environment
- Quality of products or services
- Wise use of corporate assets
- Financial soundness
- Long-term investment value
- Effectiveness in doing business globally
The World’s Most Admired Companies list and details on the methodology can be found on the Fortune website.
AECOM (NYSE:ACM) is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $18.2 billion during fiscal year 2017. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.
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