In these unsettling times, we’re shining a spotlight on good news stories, inspirational ideas and how our people are uniting our company, customers and communities to embrace these challenges for a brighter tomorrow.
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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Support Efforts to Design Mechanical Ventilator Milano
The Canadian Nuclear Laboratories collaborates with organizations worldwide to develop, assemble and test the innovative emergency Mechanical Ventilator Milano to aid in the growing, urgent need for ventilators to provide relief to patients around the world who are suffering from the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Scenes from NASA’s Johnson Space Center: Combatting COVID-19
At the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, teams are getting creative to aid in the response. Here’s a look at just two of the ways we’re exemplifying our Jacobs Culture of Caring during these times.
Jacobs Strengthens Public Engagement Solutions with New Virtual Event Space
As part of our global suite of digital solutions, the Virtual Event Space can be tailored to deliver deep and meaningful engagement for any client, partner or project. Discover how.
Back by Popular Demand: A Second Edition of Our Free, Downloadable Coloring Book
We’ve put together a second edition of our popular coloring book, featuring even more Jacobs projects that will transport you and your family not only around the globe but also into space – all from the comfort of your own home.
Jacobs Piloting Program to Monitor COVID–19 Spread in Community Wastewater Streams
In an effort to better understand the spread of COVID-19, our Digital Solutions, Water and Operations Management and Facilities Services teams are launching a pilot program to monitor wastewater streams at locations where we operate plants.
Jacobs Project Manager Organizes Village-Wide COVID-19 Response
Gemma Goulding, a project manager in our Westlakes office in West Cumbria, U.K., works on decommissioning programs at the Sellafield nuclear site. But last month she turned her organizational skills to a different problem – helping those who are especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
No Sew? No Problem: Thoughtful, 3D-Printed Kindness for Frontline Care Workers
Samantha O'Farrell, a civil engineer in our Jacksonville, Florida office didn't let her lack of sewing prowess stop her from helping to positively impact her community. Discover how she’s giving back in this article.
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Team Produces Face Shields
Creative use of 3D printer supply will enable CNL team to produce much needed equipment for the medical community to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jacobs Supports the World Economic Forum’s COVID-19 Efforts with a Call to Action for Engineering, Construction and Development Companies
As Co-Chair of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Governors Committee, Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou recently signed an open letter, on behalf of the Governors of the World Economic Forum Infrastructure and Urban Development Industry Community, in support of governments, states and cities responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imaginative Bright Spots: 4 Artistic Activities from Jacobs’ Creatives
From sidewalk chalk art and coloring pages, to an Earth Day challenge and handmade cards, our creative-minded teammates are making the most their days and an impact on their communities.
Keeping Us Connected: Proactive IT Services for Remote Working
Our IT team’s forward-thinking response ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic laid groundwork for a successful work-from-home environment. Read how, in this article, featuring insights from our Jacobs’ IT leaders.
How One Team is Bringing STEAM Education Home
Where others saw school closures as the end of their STEAM field trips and education, our team in Tampa, Florida saw an opportunity to go virtual and reach even more students.
Pets As Coworkers: Show Us Your New Office-Mates
What’s your coworker doing right now? Share your pet pictures with us on social media at @JacobsConnects, using the hashtag, #OurJacobs.
Bright Spots in Our Communities: 5 Uplifting Stories
From volunteering to assemble to-go lunches for the less fortunate to donating LAN cables to keep students and teachers connected, we’re doing our part to bring our Culture of Caring into our communities during these unsettling times.
Free, Downloadable Coloring Book: Jacobs’ Iconic Projects
To make the most of these times, we rounded up a handful of our iconic projects from around the world and turned them into a coloring book for adults and kids alike to enjoy while staying safe at home.
Physical Distancing? We’ve Got a Catchy Tune to Get You Through
Jonathan Cahm, a principal geotechnical engineer based in our Warrington office, and his family got creative while staying safe at home.
Service Never Stops: Water, Wastewater Providers Play a Critical Role in Stemming COVID-19
The Global Water Leaders Group shares a virtual look at how some members of the Leading Utilities of the World initiative, for which Jacobs serves as a Foundation Partner, have been responding to the outbreak.
Precision Agriculture: Ensuring Food Supplies for Tomorrow
In a new partnership with IntelinAir, we’re accelerating the digital transformation of the farming industry. Explore how this cool digital mapping technology is helping in the COVID-19 response in this article.
Reimagining Shipping Containers → Emergency Intensive Care Units
Jacobs is joining forces with an international alliance to back a new project called CURA that is focused on turning shipping containers into plug-in ICU pods.
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A Message from Steve Demetriou, Jacobs Chair and CEO
This is a very unsettling time in the world. Each of us – along with our families, friends, colleagues and communities – are watching the development of the Coronavirus pandemic and grappling with feelings of concern and uncertainty. And while this is uncharted territory for all of us, the safety and well-being of our people and communities must remain our top priority.
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