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AECOM is again named among worlds most admired companies

AECOM is again named among world's most admired companies

 February 01, 2024

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AECOM has been recognized for the tenth consecutive year on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.

“Celebrating our position as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies is a testament to our talented teams who bring world-class capabilities and unique perspectives to each of our clients,” said AECOM Chief Executive Officer, Troy Rudd. “Thanks to their ingenuity, technical expertise and agility, we continue to extend our industry leadership, provide the best services to our clients, create value for our shareholders and, importantly, realize our purpose of delivering a better world.”  

Accomplishing numerous milestones

AECOM has accomplished numerous milestones through the execution of its Think and Act Globally strategy, including the following highlights:

  • Consistently delivered industry-leading safety performance, prioritizing the safety of its employees in the workplace and investing in their well-being.
  • Further invested in technical excellence and professional development through award-winning learning programs and enhanced Career Paths resources.
  • Met or exceeded target metrics across each of its strategic and financial objectives, with design backlog at record levels at the end of fiscal 2023 and win rates on projects and programs exceeding $25 million exceeding 70%.
  • Achieved near-term 20% gender diversity target for the Company’s leadership team and continued to progress against regional diversity targets while fostering an environment where all voices are respected and valued.
  • Advanced digital delivery through automated and computational design, deploying new products like Program Advance.
  • Solidified its position as the leader in helping clients invest in their energy transition and decarbonization ambitions, with the Company’s advisory practice growing at a double-digit pace.

“We are honored to be named by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the tenth consecutive year, which reflects the unparalleled dedication and innovative spirit of our more than 50,000 global employees,” said AECOM President, Lara Poloni. “By continuing to invest in our people, commit to technical excellence and transform how we work through our leading digital capabilities, we are deepening our relationships with our clients to expand our competitive advantage and make a positive impact in the communities we serve.”

Determining the best-regarded companies

Fortune collaborated with Korn Ferry on the survey of corporate reputations and determined the best-regarded companies by asking executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility, and ability to attract talent.

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