Vision, Mission & Values

Vision, Mission & Values

For more than 100 years, Black & Veatch has committed itself to growing a collaborative team across the globe and providing innovative solutions to the world’s most important needs. Our continued success is due to the Vision, Mission and Core Values we all hold deeply.


Black & Veatch is recognized as a global leader in safety, innovative client solutions, career development and profitable growth.


Black & Veatch is Building a World of Difference®.

Core Values

At Black & Veatch, we build strong relationships with each other, our clients and our business partners based on seven fundamental values:


As we operate in an intensely competitive environment, we compete fairly, conducting our business in a professional manner that reflects favorably on our company and on each of us. We hold ourselves to the Black & Veatch Code of Conduct no matter where we operate.

Shared Ownership

We build value for our shareholders and we share the results of the company's success with those who produce it.

Common Purpose

We operate from a common purpose and the broad view, doing what is best for the company as a whole, working with mutual trust and collaboration.


In keeping with our founding principles, we honor other Black & Veatch professionals – past, present and future – by striving to grow the company's value and vitality during our temporary stewardship.


We are sincere, fair and forthright, treating others with dignity and respecting their individual differences, feelings and contributions.


We set high performance expectations and hold ourselves accountable for the quality of our work and the results we achieve as individuals, as team members and as a company.


We encourage non-traditional thinking and appropriate risk-taking, which provide opportunities to learn and grow as individuals and as businesses.

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Code of Conduct

All professionals are required to comply with, and annually certify their adherence to, our Code of Conduct and related Compliance Practices.