Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development — 5/31/2018 Published: April 10, 2018 By: Andy Sohn Odebrecht USA and Braskem America invite graduate students nationwide to join them in the search for innovative technologies and methods to promote sustainable and responsible development. The Odebrecht Group is a diversified business leader laying the groundwork for positive sustainable change worldwide. The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development is designed to stimulate contributions toward sustainable development for the benefit of engineering, construction, chemical, and petrochemical organizations; the academic community; and society as a whole. Whether related to new building techniques, new chemical and petrochemical processes, alternative environmental uses or sustainable materials, projects should explore innovative practices, methods and ideas that can be implemented in a variety of real-world ventures.. A total of $70,000 will be awarded to three finalists. Please submit entries that push boundaries and employ sustainability principles to create value, improve quality of life, generate opportunities, and promote sustainable progress within the Odebrecht Group’s core areas of operation: Engineering and Construction Chemicals and Petrochemicals Transportation and Logistics Environmental Engineering Oil and Gas Other Registration is open until by May 31, 2018. For more information, visit the Odebrecht Award website.