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AECOM to provide environmental master planning services for Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Dallas (June 9, 2022) — AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced it has been selected by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) to develop a long-term environmental master plan for Toronto Pearson International Airport. The plan will focus on six key areas in support of GTAA’s environmental policy – climate change, carbon neutrality and emissions, strategic energy use, water management, natural environment, and waste management. In this role, AECOM will suggest high level capital projects and operational changes to assist GTAA in meeting its environmental goals.

“GTAA is at the forefront of aviation sustainability, and we are honored to be part of its next chapter as it continues to demonstrate leadership in environmental policies and strategies,” said Frank Sweet, chief executive of AECOM’s global Environment business. “AECOM’s global team of subject matter experts share GTAA’s commitment to environmental stewardship, with extensive experience supporting the sustainability efforts of internationally recognized airports. As we advance our Sustainable Legacies strategy, we are excited to partner with clients like GTAA to deliver a lasting impact for generations to come.”

Under its project scope, AECOM will develop strategic plans for each GTAA environmental focus area that will together form an environmental master plan for Toronto Pearson International Airport. The firm will provide services such as conducting baseline assessments for the focus areas; overseeing peer review and analysis of current strategies; identifying priority areas and related goals; preparing cost/benefit analysis for programs and targets; and recommending systems to monitor performance and communicate key metrics.

“We have partnered with GTAA for decades and look forward to applying this firsthand knowledge of local conditions, design standards, and airline needs to produce a high-quality, high-value product,” said Marc Devlin, chief executive of AECOM’s Canada region. “Our structured project management approach combined with our technical depth, focus on quality, and familiarity of Toronto Pearson’s dynamic operations will allow us to help define environmental and sustainability practices that will help pave the path towards GTAA achieving its ambitious and innovative best-in-class goals.”

AECOM project consultants include the International Aviation Waste Management Association, which is collaborating on the waste management plan, and GeoProcess Research Associates, which is collaborating on the natural environment management plan. These partners bring considerable experience in the aviation field and specific knowledge of GTAA’s operational requirements.

GTAA manages and operates Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport in terms of total passenger traffic and North America’s second largest in terms of international traffic, pre-pandemic. AECOM’s previous work at Toronto Pearson includes the redevelopment of Terminal 1, where it served as prime consultant responsible for groundside infrastructure; the original Terminal 3; and various roads and transit, water modelling, and critical infrastructure projects.

 

About AECOM 

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.3 billion in fiscal year 2021. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

 

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