The Stantec community collaborates across disciplines and industries to make buildings, infrastructure, and energy and resource projects happen. Since 1954, Stantec’s local strength, knowledge, and relationships, coupled with world-class expertise, have allowed them to go anywhere to meet their clients’ needs in more creative, personalized ways. With a long-term commitment to the people and places they serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. They have been active members of those communities by designing with community in mind.
Business Type: Professional, scientific and technical services
40% GHG reduction commitment from 2014 (intensity)
60% water footprint reduction from 2014 by 2024
Emissions: Stantec began tracking both their GHG emissions and water usage in 2014. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
Stantec’s Green Team meets monthly and organizes various projects throughout the year. Some projects include commuting activities; waste separation; creation of the Green Team Mandate & improved communication with all employees about Green Team activities. The Team is looking forward to moving into Stantec’s new LEED Gold office space in 2015.
Sustainability consultation is a core competency service provided by Stantec. Stantec has developed a Corporate Sustainability Plan and releases a yearly sustainability report, please click here for their 2013 report. This plan is communicated to all employees.
Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2014 – 15): Stantec named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, for the 7th consecutive year.
Canada 200 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (2013): For the fourth consecutive year, Stantec achieved a position in CDP’s (Canada 200 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index) ranking 3rd in 2012.
Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2013-14): Stantec named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.
ISO 14001 Certification (2014): Accomplished at Kitchener location.
Canadian Carbon Disclosure Leadership (2014): Ranked for the fourth year in a row.
ENR’s top 100 Green Design Firms (2014): Ranked 13th
Corporate Knights Best 50 Corporate Citizens (2014): Ranked 21st
Jantzi Social Index (2014): Celebrating seventh year in a row achieving Jantzi Social Index recognition.