We are achieving a better and more sustainable future for all by thinking and acting together.
At Black & Veatch, we are committed to continuous improvement for our friends, families, neighbors, clients and communities. Sustainability is engrained into our strategy, our company's purpose, our work with clients, our operations and our culture: every employee-owner of the company.
Mitigating and adapting to climate change, decarbonizing supply chains, protecting our water, creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce are just some of the challenges we are committed to addressing head on. Together with our clients, partners and investors, our work designing and building tomorrow's infrastructure will play a powerful role in improving sustainable outcomes.
We share the conviction that open and transparent business practices, partnerships and innovation in sustainable infrastructure will help us deliver on our mission, and help our clients achieve the outcomes they seek.
2020 Sustainability Report
Black & Veatch's inaugural sustainability report details the company’s efforts across seven environmental, social and governance commitment areas aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Progress towards each commitment is detailed across 2020, a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, racial tensions across communities in the United States and growing urgency to decarbonize our planet’s economies highlighted in the Company’s decision to exit the new-build coal power market.Learn More
Whether you're measuring the value of an existing plan or still prioritizing your needs and goals, trust Black & Veatch as your end-to-end partner for sustainability initiatives.Learn More
At Black & Veatch, we strive to protect the earth’s natural resources while delivering resilient, compliant and sustainable infrastructure. Our environmental specialists and partner agencies develop feasible and cost-effective solutions to the challenges of building in fragile and sensitive locations.Learn More
2020 is Hindsight, a Conversation with Steve Edwards, CEO
Brian Sifton, BV’s Sustainability Program Manager sat down with Steve Edwards, CEO, about one of the most challenging years for people and businesses, the tough decisions BV made as an organization and how this will help create a cleaner and more sustainable future.Learn More
The Black & Veatch Foundation
The Black & Veatch Foundation coordinates the company's donations to organizations and programs worldwide, encouraging our professionals' further charitable participation.Learn More
2020 is Hindsight: A Conversation with Steve Edwards, CEO
Brian Sifton, BV’s Sustainability Program Manager sat down with Steve Edwards, CEO, about one of the most challenging years for people and businesses, the tough decisions BV made as an organization and how this will help create a cleaner and more sustainable future.Read the Letter
2020-2023 Sustainability Strategy
We are strengthening our sustainability vision with new pledges that align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and global best practices. The company’s pledges will address a range of environmental and business practices, including carbon neutrality by 2025, water usage, diversity and inclusion, anti-corruption and more.Learn More
Building the World We Want
At Black & Veatch, sustainability is more than how we operate. We are committed to building a world of difference through innovation in sustainable infrastructure. Learn more about the journey we're embarking on to advance sustainability for our clients, friends, families, neighbors and communities.