Los Angeles — AECOM was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World's Most Admired Companies for the second consecutive year. From an annual survey conducted by Fortune and global management consulting firm Korn Ferry Hay Group, top executives, directors and financial analysts identify the companies with the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.

“Being included on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list for a second year in a row is an outstanding achievement that highlights the growth and fundamental strengths of our business and the transformative work we do globally,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael S. Burke. “This recognition is another reflection of the dedication and expertise of our employees who make it possible for all of us to deliver a better world.”

According to Fortune, the World's Most Admired Companies list is considered to be the definitive report card on corporate reputation. The companies featured on the list represent “the pinnacle of excellence” in nine key performance areas:

  •  Ability to attract and retain talented people
  •  Quality of management
  •  Social responsibility to the community and the environment
  •  Innovativeness
  •  Quality of products or services
  •  Wise use of corporate assets
  •  Financial soundness
  •  Long-term investment value
  •  Effectiveness in doing business globally

The World's Most Admired Companies list and details on the methodology can be found at http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies.  The list will also appear in the magazine's Feb. 22, 2016, print edition.