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About us

Across our company, across our offices, across the world, we’re continually challenging today to reinvent tomorrow.

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We always see the world as it can be.

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What we do is more than a job, we work every day to make the world better for all. Everything we do – from addressing water scarcity and aging infrastructure to ensuring access to life-saving therapies and protecting against sophisticated cyberattacks – is more than projects outlined in proposal requests. They’re our challenges as human beings, too.

That’s why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships. We know we can help our partners make a positive impact on the world. We lead large project teams with many different companies and agencies – but make sure everyone’s voice has a chance to be heard and respected.

The biggest questions spark our curious minds.

At Jacobs, we solve the most important problems, the ones for the real world – making life simpler and more seamless along the way.

Each of us is united by the drive to dream big while keeping our feet planted firmly on the ground. We’re energized equally by the extraordinary as the seemingly mundane – finding nuggets of inspiration in sometimes routine places. And our shared curiosity means we look beyond for insights and ideas.

Our solutions are creative and influence how we live today as well as into tomorrow. We’re some of the smartest minds in the world, which means we always know there’s more to learn.

We redefine what’s possible.

It’s one thing to dream up new solutions. At Jacobs, we also deliver them.

To turn abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good, it takes foresight into what’s possible, courage to create solutions for the unknown, and the knowledge and skills to make them real.

We aren’t reckless, but we are bold. This is what drives the work we do, from protecting the smallest bit of metadata to exploring the infinite expanses of the universe, from preserving a single drop of water to empowering the flow of information across the globe. We’re willing and capable of disrupting the status quo – setting the standards of how we live over and over.

Our values

Green squareWe do things right.

We always act with integrity – taking responsibility for our work, caring for our people and staying focused on safety and sustainability. We make investments in our clients, people and communities, so we can grow together.

Green squareWe chal­lenge the accepted.

We know that to create a better future, we must ask the difficult questions. We always stay curious and are not afraid to try new things.

Green squareWe aim higher.

We do not settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We are committed to our clients by bringing innovative solutions that lead to profitable growth and shared success.

Green squareWe live inclusion.

We put people at the heart of our business. We have an unparalleled focus on inclusion with a diverse team of visionaries, thinkers and doers. We embrace all perspectives, collaborating to make a positive impact.

52K

employees worldwide

$13B

annual revenue

Together, we are building a new Jacobs; inclusive of diverse people, capabilities and perspectives. We are winning in the marketplace, capturing attractive growth opportunities for complex work we are uniquely positioned to perform.

Steve Demetriou
Chair and CEO

Delivering for tomorrow

At Jacobs, we believe the wellbeing of our people is fundamental to our success. Through our BeyondZero® culture of caring and genuine concern for each other, we work together to create a workplace that values the safety, positive mental health and sense of belonging of all employees.

In 2019, the Environmental Business International (EBI) recognized Jacobs’ Mental Health Matters program for Social Contribution Merit and we also received a Silver Award in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index, recognizing our progress and commitment to the mental wellness of our employees.

$2.7M

donated through global giving program in FY19

1.4K+

positive mental health champions trained

66%

decrease in motor vehicle incidents of high potential consequence

Sustainable outcomes

From the way we operate our business, to the work we perform with clients and other organizations, we continue to look at ways we can make a positive environmental, societal and economic difference for businesses, governments and communities around the world. In 2019, we received the Climate Leadership Award and EBI also recognized our work with 11 Business Achievement Awards for Environmental and Climate Change Innovations for leadership and outstanding performance in our environmental and climate change work in 2018.

Learn about PlanBeyond, our sustainability strategy

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