Sustainability

At CH2M, we’re intensely motivated to use our collective skills and experience to help tackle one of the world’s most important challenges: how to balance limited natural resources with environmental, social and economic priorities.

How we walk our talk

We do our part as citizens of the world, putting intense effort into managing our own impacts on people and the planet. For us, sustainability is an urgent responsibility and an inspiring opportunity.

Our planet and partners

  • Committed to reduce our own carbon emissions 25% by 2017
  • Reused 30.5 million cubic meters (8.06 billion gallons) of effluent at 104 wastewater facilities
  • Initiated the Natural Capital Business Hub with 40+ companies, The Nature Conservancy and the Corporate Eco Forum

Our people and communities

  • Engaged 300+ children worldwide in STEM education programs
  • Involved our employees in charitable infrastructure projects in 25 countries
  • Added two new employee diversity organizations, bringing the total to 8 groups

Our principles

Read our 2016 Sustainability & Corporate Citizenship Report

Key Facts

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Working on 200+ green infrastructure projects worldwide

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Held first-ever diversity summit with 140 employees from 12 countries and 8 employee network groups

People Passionate about sustainability

Related News and projects

Innovative projects and visionary partners

Working with our clients and partners, we’re always searching for new and creative ways to meet our world’s growing needs for food, water, energy and more without exhausting or destroying the natural resources on which we all depend.

Explore our projects

Brandy Wilson

Putting our relationship with nature at the center of engineering design

The Nature Conservancy and CH2M are teaming up in a groundbreaking effort to integrate natural and conventional infrastructure. Read more.

Anacostia waterfront

Anacostia Waterfront Initiative

Revitalizing river waterfront and urban neighborhoods in a nation’s capital to create a hub of economic development while reconnecting neighborhoods and showcasing their historic and cultural identity. Read more.

 


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