Press Release Sep 16, 2021

Jacobs Ranked as Top Global Environmental Consulting Firm

Solidifies strategic focus on solutions to address the urgent challenge of climate change

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DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) has been ranked as the Top Global Environmental Consulting Firm and No. 2 overall in Engineering News-Record's annual survey of the Top 200 Environmental Firms. The company reported $4.6 billion in environmental consulting engineering revenue for 2020, encompassing the categories of clean energy, air quality, environmental management, water supply and treatment, environmental science, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste and nuclear waste.

Jacobs' environmental consulting standing is complemented by its global environmental design work, where the company is ranked No. 1 in hazardous waste, chemical and soil remediation, nuclear waste, sewer and waste, wastewater treatment plants, sanitary and storm sewers, clean air compliance and site assessment and compliance; No. 2 in water treatment and desalination plants, and water transmission lines and aqueducts; and No. 3 in water supply, as recorded in Engineering News-Record's annual survey of the Top 500 Design Firms released earlier this year.

"As one of the world's largest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solutions providers, Jacobs is proud of our standing in the industry," said Jacobs President and COO Bob Pragada. "ESG is at the heart of our company strategy and we are laser focused on partnering with our public and private sector clients and stakeholders to co-create solutions for a more connected, sustainable world."

Jacobs Global Environmental Market Director and Senior Vice President, Strategy & Solutions, People & Places Solutions Jan Walstrom added, "Achieving the Top Global Environmental Consulting Firm ranking is a testament to our more than 17,000 environmental professionals, putting Jacobs at the forefront of enabling the world's citizens and our life-sustaining planet to survive, adapt and thrive."

In partnership with federal, state, municipal and private sector clients, Jacobs is leading efforts to mitigate the impacts of the climate emergency; advance the transition to a clean energynet zero economy; optimize the complete water cycle through an integrated approach to water management (One Water); clean-up chemical contaminants and nuclear wasterestore ecosystems and reduce biodiversity loss; promote environmental justice and social equity; plan, design, build and operate resilient infrastructure that generates enduring social and environmental value; develop circular economy supply chains; and rapidly respond to natural disasters.

Additionally, Jacobs works with clients to advance their own ESG initiatives by providing strategic advisory on climate risk and disclosure requirements, as well as planning, designing and implementing solutions to align with net-zero pledges. Annualized, the company's ESG related revenue is approaching $5 billion. 

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $14 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Visit and connect with Jacobs on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and Twitter.

Certain statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking statements as such term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and such statements are intended to be covered by the safe harbor provided by the same. Statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. We base these forward-looking statements on management's current estimates and expectations as well as currently available competitive, financial and economic data. Forward-looking statements, however, are inherently uncertain. There are a variety of factors that could cause business results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the emergence and spread of variants of COVID-19, and the related reaction of governments on global and regional market conditions and the company's business. For a description of some additional factors that may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements, see our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 2, 2020, and in particular the discussions contained under Item 1 - Business; Item 1A - Risk Factors; Item 3 - Legal Proceedings; and Item 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations, and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended July 2, 2021, and in particular the discussions contained under Part I, Item 2 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations; Part II, Item 1 - Legal Proceedings; and Part II, Item 1A - Risk Factors, as well as the company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company is not under any duty to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this press release to conform to actual results, except as required by applicable law.

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