A Proven Commitment to Sustainability
Announcing the 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report
As we reflect on 2021, we see it as a year of great progress. Yet there is much work to be done to create a more sustainable, equitable, and inclusive world. We work hard every day to create that future, together.
Please read more about Gannett Fleming’s commitment to sustainability, safety, community outreach, health and wellness, inclusion, and social responsibility in our 12th annual Corporate Sustainability Report.
At Gannett Fleming, sustainability is one of our core values. It is at the heart of our services, programs, and activities.
That is why we invest resources to develop smart designs, innovative technologies, and efficient systems that reflect our commitment to environmentally sound solutions for your projects as well as our internal operations.
We employ industry best practices to:
- Meet your sustainability targets.
- Improve efficiency.
- Protect resources.
- Reduce waste and emissions.
Whether it is urban growth, aging and crumbling infrastructure, or traffic congestion, we have a team ready to help you design and implement sustainable strategies that protect our built and natural environments while balancing socio-economic and environmental priorities.
75 LEED® Accredited Professionals
114 Envision™ Sustainability Professionals
2022 Engineering News-Record
Top 100 Green Building Design Firm
Top 200 Environmental Firms
Corporate Sustainability Committee
Gannett Fleming has always operated with a focus on sustainability. In 2010, our firm brought our environmental and social programs under a formal Corporate Sustainability umbrella. At the beginning of 2010, the Corporate Sustainability Committee formalized our approach to sustainability by setting goals and measuring our impact.
Our annual sustainability report demonstrates how we balance complex and interrelated social, environmental, and financial factors in our client projects and internal activities.
We audit our progress toward achieving quantifiable goals to reduce waste, energy, water consumption, and environmental impacts associated with travel and purchasing through this annual reporting process.
Where your needs intersect with the natural environment, we have the expertise to support your projects.
Our engineering and environmental consultants offer practical and technically sound environmental and regulatory solutions to help you solve your most complex geological and environmental challenges. Whether it is protecting infrastructure, meeting stakeholder requirements, or managing environmental data, the combination of our international experience, technical expertise, and professionalism gives us the skills to reach your project goals.
At Gannett Fleming, we are committed to:
- The overall reliability of societal infrastructure through advancing science and engineering of extreme event and weather impacts.
- Contributing and progressing the study of vulnerabilities and risks in an evolving environment.
- Guiding clients to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and have the ability to recover from crisis.
In 2019 we formed the Resilience Committee and formalized our Commitment to Resiliency.
Joining a Community of Sustainability Professionals
To stay current on the latest sustainable practices and professional accreditations in our industry, we have joined and encouraged our employees to invest time in key organizations pivotal to the pursuit of excellence in sustainability.
Excellence in Sustainability
Focused on Results
Our Corporate Sustainability Committee has led the charge on more significant corporate-wide initiatives and empowered regional offices to pursue sustainability initiatives at their local level. Programs include:
- Commuter trip reduction program.
- Creating gardens.
- Donating electronics to emergency shelters.
- Installing reverse osmosis water dispensers.
- Replacing disposable silverware with sustainable options.
Significant Sustainability Initiatives
Environmental Sustainability Policy
Gannett Fleming will take significant and lasting steps to minimize adverse environmental impacts and conserve natural resources in our activities, projects, and work processes. In our operations, we will:
- Increase the recycling of supplies and materials.
- Reduce the use of natural resources.
- Raise environmental awareness among our employees.
We will also:
- Minimize energy use in our projects.
- Respect the natural environment.
- Reuse materials.
- Decrease negative impacts on the environment.
Gannett Fleming and our employees will meet the needs of the present without compromising future generations.