Jacobs Launches Campaign Highlighting Innovative Solutions to Critical World Challenges
DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:JEC) capped its Investor Day focused on the company's portfolio transformation and strategy by launching a campaign showcasing its innovations addressing critical world challenges.
The campaign, themed #WhatIf, highlights Jacobs' work addressing complex issues of urbanization, water scarcity, climate change, digital proliferation and security.
"These are significant challenges that demand sustainable, technology-enabled approaches to improve social, environmental and economic outcomes," said Jacobs Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Darren Kraabel. "This is why we are investing in five innovation hubs focused on cybersecurity, applied geospatial science, automated design, Internet of Things and predictive data analytics – all to bring better solutions to fruition for businesses, communities and governments around the world."
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15 billion in fiscal 2018 revenue and a talent force of more than 80,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.
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