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Arup wins top accolade for its contribution to the profession at the 2019 Association for Project Management Awards

Ria Patel Ria Patel Global Press Office,London
20 November 2019

Arup has won the 2019 Association for Project Management Awards’ top accolade for its Contribution to the Profession. Organised by the Association for Project Management (APM), the awards celebrate the best the project management industry has to offer and is regarded as a benchmark for quality and best practice.

The Contribution to the Profession award rewarded our positive and meaningful impact achieved across projects and the commitment of our firm across all sectors globally to the development of the project management profession.

This includes recognition of Arup’s commitment to application of the UN Sustainable Development goals across projects, as well as client work with Highways England, Heathrow Airport and the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

In addition to the Contribution to the Profession award, Arup also received the first award of the night, the Shell Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) award. A full list of winners can be found here.

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Members of the Arup’s Programmes and Project Management team collect the award alongside comedian Jo Caulfield

From climate change to urbanisation, and finite resources to inequity, we always embrace the opportunity to work with clients to solve the big challenges facing society today. So as project management professionals, receiving these awards from our peers and client base is the highest recognition of the impact that our work can have. These awards will encourage us to continue to strive to help our customers test the boundaries of technology, human creativity and create innovative solutions that benefit society. ” David Twine Director, Programme and Project Management, Arup

Arup was also shortlisted for its work to deliver the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre, a brand new leading centre to support the recovery of injured service personnel. The facility will also provide the United Kingdom’s public with access to leading healthcare expertise developed in the armed forces.