Committed to Making a Difference
Morrison Hershfield is committed to social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Morrison Hershfield is committed to social, economic, and environmental sustainability. We understand that as a large multidisciplinary engineering firm our actions can greatly impact the earth and its social, physical and natural features.
We will work collaboratively with our clients and partners, striving to protect and enhance the natural and built environment. Morrison Hershfield’s professionals and practitioners work to minimize and, where necessary, mitigate adverse impacts to our environment throughout the company in both our operations and our services.
Morrison Hershfield will lead by example, thereby demonstrating that a successful business can balance economic, social and environmental goals, ultimately leading to true sustainability. We will also provide real and effective solutions to our clients and partners, enabling them to pursue sustainability in parallel with our internal direction.
Our commitment to sustainability has far reaching implications on both our external work and on our internal operations. The responsibility to uphold the sustainability focus in our culture lies with each and every employee of Morrison Hershfield.
MORRISON HERSHFIELD ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABILITY POLICY
Our Commitment and Role
Morrison Hershfield is committed to environmental sustainability. As an engineering firm, our role with respect to the environment is magnified, as the nature of our work affects the environmental sustainability of our own operations and that of our clients. Morrison Hershfield’s professionals and practitioners work to minimize and, where unavoidable, mitigate adverse impacts to our environment in both our operations and our services. We aim to incorporate and communicate real solutions to our clients, enabling them to pursue sustainability in parallel with their project goals and objectives. We will remain committed to improving the world where we work, live and play.
Our Environmental and Sustainability Priorities
It is essential that we employ the right measures in pursuing sustainability and in determining and communicating the correct indicators to our clients using sound engineering principles and methods. To prioritize sustainability in our business practices, we will:
- Understand and communicate the appropriate metrics, both internally and to our clients, so that informed more sustainable decisions can be made.
- Advance toward operational sustainability through a process of continuous improvement. Consideration will be given, but not limited to:
• Greenhouse Gas Emissions
• Water & Wastewater
• Ecology & Nature
• Human Health
• Social Stewardship
• Education & Awareness
- Work in partnership with our clients and partners, enabling them to pursue and achieve long-term sustainability.
- Elevate our employees’ understanding of environmental issues.
- Push the boundaries. Be innovative in finding solutions that advance us, our clients and the public toward environmental sustainability.
- Monitor progress and report annually to the Board of Directors and our staff.
MORRISON HERSHFIELD CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT
Our first Corporate Social Responsibility report highlights opportunities we have to create value for our clients, our company, our employees and the communities we serve. It touches on how our Innovation and Sustainable Design practices help us meet our clients’ needs and extend our environmental and social impacts beyond our walls. Read about our thoughtful approaches to Our People, Health & Safety, Responsible Operations and Corporate Governance. We want to ensure that we are attracting and nurturing our talent, keeping our people safe at work and promoting efficient and socially responsible habits in and out of the workplace.
We are excited to share our progress with you, and invite you to read the full CSR report here.
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