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Shaping a sustainable future

We envision a world where infrastructure gives back, water is protected, and natural systems are valued. How do we get there? Prioritizing biodiversity, supporting circular economies, and delivering responsible development. Nothing should be wasted, everyone should have access to renewable energy, and society must be just. Grounded in these principles and goals, our sustainability-related services focus on opportunities to support positive change and tackle the world’s biggest challenges. Be it community resilience or using innovative solutions to support client goals, we integrate the natural and built environment, transforming the future and redefining what it means to be sustainable.

See how we’re helping our clients and communities mitigate the effects of and adapt to climate change.

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I became a designer just because I think


like all of us we want to change the


world and we think that we are a riot


and everyone else is less right and you


know we have kind of ideas about how


things should be and we'll never be


satisfied and it keeps us interested and


intrigued and I think that that's


something that's kept me a designer and


so sustainability was one of these


things that from a sort of philosophical


standpoint for me it became very


interesting because suddenly it was not


about you know what your design style is


and what's fashionable right now but it


was really an idea about we can all


agree that philosophically clean air is


better than polluted air and clean water


is said of in polluted water and healthy


buildings are better than non healthy


buildings so if you could turn that into


kind of an ethos and that would give you


something to stand on that was sort of


time I think that at the end of the day


the thing that I'm trying to do is to


make the building more sustainable more


healthy and more resilient and so if I


can accomplish any one of those three


things or all of them that I feel like


I've had a good day



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Climate solutions

Considering climate change is necessary to our project work. Our focus as design and consulting professionals is to help our clients see their projects through a climate lens—and then act on what they find. No matter your level of climate action maturity, our diverse services will help you adapt—and achieve your mitigation goals. Learn More

Supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

We support and measure our collective impact against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The UN’s blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, the SDGs address the global challenges of poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. Stantec is actively tracking how our work supports the intent and metrics/indicators of the SDGs. Read More

2023 Sustainability Report

Stantec’s annual GRI-, SASB-, and TCFD-compliant Sustainability Report highlights our actions to achieve carbon neutrality and progress towards net zero. It also profiles our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Indigenous communities, and inclusion, diversity, and equity. Read More

Creating value, increasing confidence, and aligning with priorities

Companies with a strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program often see enhanced financial performance, greater investor confidence, and resiliency in their brand. Our work is guided by our commitment to sustainability and combined with decades of planning and engineering experience. Our ESG Advisory Services team can support your program design and implementation, be it improving supply chain reliability and resilience, supporting workers, addressing consumer and community health, or enhancing biodiversity. Read More
Building a sustainable future
Corporate Knights Global 100
Sustainable Buildings Projects
CDP Score
Acres Restored

Corporate Knights ranked Stantec the most sustainable corporation among its industry peers—our fifth year on the list.
We work with clients around the world to fuse sustainable thinking with building and systems design across multiple rating systems.
Stantec is rated as a climate leader with an A score by CDP, and we are the only firm in our space that has achieved that rating for the last six years.
We’ve worked on more than 40,000 acres of land restoration across the world.

Port Wing Estuary Restoration

At Stantec, working with nature is a habit. When community comes together to restore degraded ecosystems for the benefit of all living things, the community opens its arms to organisms big and small.


Environmental Services We balance innovation and creativity with strong, grounded science and engineering practices.
International Development We help developing countries achieve resilient and equitable growth, transition to lower carbon economies, and protect water and other natural resources.
Sustainability & Building Performance We’re helping clients realize the full potential of their projects in terms of life cycle cost, energy efficiency, carbon reduction, and human health and wellness.
Water Services Stantec delivers solutions to conveyance, wet weather flow and urban stormwater, wastewater treatment, water treatment, and water resources projects that minimize cost and maximize sustainability.
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments Our team of climatologists, engineers, and environmental scientists help you understand—and adapt to—a changing climate. We can assess climate change impacts on your assets and deliver risk profiles and evaluations to prioritize your actions.

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