CH2M [now Jacobs] launches new industry group to protect worker rights

Read CH2M's article on the launch of Building Responsibly here. 

Excerpt below:

"The group's founding member firms (CH2M [now Jacobs], Amec Foster Wheeler [now Wood], Bechtel, Fluor, Multiplex and Vinci) have committed to policies and programs to respect the rights and improve the welfare of workers within their operations and supply chains. Building Responsibly will enable companies to further advance their programs by sharing best practices, agreeing on common approaches and standards, developing tools and engaging clients, civil society, governments and international organizations. Companies will be able to align with regulations and stakeholder expectations while increasing productivity and fostering a better environment for workers. Membership of Building Responsibly is open to engineering and construction companies that are committed to respecting the rights and welfare of workers."