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Bright Spots

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.

Bright Spots

Featured Solution: Safe Buildings

Safe Buildings Need Clean Air and Water

Maintaining occupant safety after long-term closures of buildings including schools, public offices and private properties.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Imaginative Bright Spots: 4 Artistic Activities from Jacobs’ Creatives

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Jacobs Selected to Help AstraZeneca Retrofit Ohio Manufacturing Facility

Jacobs was selected to provide engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning / qualification / validation (EPCMCQV) to retrofit AstraZeneca’s West Chester, Ohio manufacturing facility to deliver a potential vaccine to fight COVID-19.

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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.

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Jacobs’ Laboratories Maintain Vital Work Throughout the Lockdown

Jacobs’ nuclear laboratories have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown to provide critical support for the U.K.’s energy security and defence.

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A Message from Steve Demetriou, Jacobs Chair and CEO

We are spending more time with our families and calling to check on friends, colleagues and neighbors more often than before.

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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.

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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.

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Precision Agriculture: Ensuring Food Supplies for Tomorrow

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.

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