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AECOM Chairman and CEO John M. Dionisio pens Ethisphere magazine feature article on trust in business

Submitted by: AECOM

Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics

Posted: Nov 05, 2012 – 07:00 AM EST


LOS ANGELES, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John M. Dionisio, has authored a feature article on the importance of trust in business for the latest edition of Ethisphere magazine, the quarterly publication of the Ethisphere Institute.

The article, titled “The Centerpiece of Trust: Treating Ethics as a Holistic Value to the Organization,” highlights the responsibility that all companies have to build and maintain public trust in order to protect their respective industries.

“It only takes one bad actor among the business community to taint others — especially those who occupy the same industry as the perpetrator,” said Dionisio.  “That’s why it’s not enough for each of our firms to only care about our own reputations; we are all connected, if not directly by the affairs of the business, then certainly by the attitudes of the public.”

The article also highlights how AECOM’s strong corporate governance is enabled through visible and engaged leaders as well as how the firm’s “organizational consciousness” drives integrity in all business decisions and operations.


AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.  With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.  AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments.  A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.3 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2012.  More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About Ethisphere

The Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.  More information about the institute is available online at

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