Gannett Fleming released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR), which focuses on the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and expanding a culture of personal responsibility.
“As an engineering firm, Gannett Fleming is well positioned to help reshape our world for the better,” said Chairman and CEO Robert M. Scaer. “We believe it is imperative to leverage our expertise to bring about this change.”
With the theme “Our Journey Continues,” the CSR provides examples of Gannett Fleming’s sustainable project innovations, employee community engagement, and progress made on the firm’s sustainability initiatives since its inaugural report in 2010.
- 102 employees earned accreditation as Envision Sustainability Professionals from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
- 29 employees are LEED® Accredited Professionals
- 26 employees are LEED® Green Associates
- Gannett Fleming reduced direct emissions of greenhouse gas by 29 percent since 2010
- The firm reduced indirect emissions of greenhouse gas by 28 percent since 2010
- Two ForeverGreen awards from the U.S. Green Building Council Central Pennsylvania:
- Denver Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility, the nation’s first LEED® Gold commuter rail maintenance facility, was named Innovative Project of the Year
- Shippensburg University energy systems upgrade earned the Energy Project of the Year award.
- Recognition from the United Way Pillar Society for the 11th consecutive year for raising more than $100,000 in a corporate campaign.
To read the full 2016 CSR, click here.