Case study - Amec Foster Wheeler
APM Corporate Accreditation case study
Amec Foster Wheeler is one of the world’s leading engineering, project management and consultancy companies. It has customers in more than 50 countries working in the oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets.
The company designs, delivers and maintains strategic assets for its customers, offering services that extend from environmental and front-end engineering design before the start of a project, to decommissioning at the end of an asset’s lifecycle. Its aim is to create a successful, sustainable company for the long term and is proud of its core values: delivering on promises; developing full potential; and doing the right thing.
Amec Foster Wheeler employs over 40,000 exceptionally talented people around the world – ranging from scientists and environmental consultants to engineers and project managers. The company has signed up to a call for action in the UK government’s campaign promoting diversity through a greater participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), especially among women.
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