Sustainability

  • Global Framework Agreement - Enel Green Power

    Contributing to developing renewable energy across the world

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  • Support Facility for Global Climate Change Alliance+

    Climate change adaptation and resilience in developing countries

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  • evolv1

    The first ever commercial building to achieve NetZero energy

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Shaping the future of communities

Communities are facing major challenges to their long-term sustainability. An increasingly changing climate. Pollution of the biosphere and oceans. Loss in biodiversity. At the same time, there are opportunities for positive change through new technologies, ecosystem regeneration, and holistic, unified planning by community leaders. An ecosystem infrastructure approach—integrating the natural and built environment—is key to transforming the future of our communities. Read More

A company’s success is dependent on the health of the environment and communities it touches. Embracing strategies that help protect these connections furthers its competitive advantage.

Carrie Sabin Vice President, Corporate Sustainability
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Stantec’s Greenlight fund, part of our Creativity & Innovation Program, supports our people’s great ideas—like Melissa Curran’s. Learn how Melissa is working to restore and conserve North American orchid species.

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I became a designer just because I think

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like all of us we want to change the

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world and we think that we are a riot

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and everyone else is less right and you

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know we have kind of ideas about how

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things should be and we'll never be

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satisfied and it keeps us interested and

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intrigued and I think that that's

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something that's kept me a designer and

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so sustainability was one of these

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things that from a sort of philosophical

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standpoint for me it became very

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interesting because suddenly it was not

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about you know what your design style is

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and what's fashionable right now but it

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was really an idea about we can all

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agree that philosophically clean air is

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better than polluted air and clean water

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is said of in polluted water and healthy

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buildings are better than non healthy

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buildings so if you could turn that into

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kind of an ethos and that would give you

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something to stand on that was sort of

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time I think that at the end of the day

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the thing that I'm trying to do is to

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make the building more sustainable more

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healthy and more resilient and so if I

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can accomplish any one of those three

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things or all of them that I feel like

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I've had a good day

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Climate solutions

We recognize that to fulfil our promise to design with community in mind, we need to consider climate change in 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.

Sustainability Report

Stantec’s annual GRI-, SASB-, and TCFD-compliant Sustainability Report summarizes our progress against sustainability commitments, as well as our support of the United Nations Global Compact, Sustainable Development Goals, and the Women’s Empowerment Principles. 2020 Sustainability Report

Design Quarterly: Destination Zero

Sustainability is evolving rapidly, and our targets and strategies for achieving them have changed. To get there we are leveraging the power of parametric design tools and developing a deeper understanding of what makes a community more sustainable. In this issue we explore the forces driving the progression of sustainable design, strategies to achieve it, and the importance of delivering on what we promise. Learn More
Building a sustainable future
#8
Top 200 Environmental Firms, ENR 2019
34
Net Zero Certified Buildings
A-
CDP Score
#9
Green Building Design Firm

We’ve got the environment down to a science.
Doing our part to achieve the 2030 Commitment of the AIA, working towards carbon neutral buildings by 2030.
Stantec’s technical classification of A-, as awarded by CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), places us in the “Leadership” category for contributing to a sustainable future.
We're ranked #9 by ENR's annual Top 100 survey, recognizing our leadership in pushing the envelope for sustainable design

Exploring Resiliency in Houston

With response to major natural disasters as a rallying point, Stantec brought together industry experts to spark innovation around a more resilient Houston. 

Meet Our Experts

Rachel Bannon-Godfrey, Vice President, Sustainability Discipline Leader

Sustainable design is a vague and undefined term, but that doesn’t mean our approach to it can be.
Rachel Bannon-Godfrey Vice President, Sustainability Discipline Leader Read More

Dr. Francis Wiese, Senior Principal, National Marine Discipline Lead

Studying the marine environment is studying the largest ecosystem on the planet and I can travel the world and never be far from it.
Dr. Francis Wiese Senior Principal, National Marine Discipline Lead Read More

Anca Andreescu, Project Management Lead Adviser

Stantec's projects are unique opportunities to share the company's best practices with countries all over the world, while integrating local needs and traditions.
Anca Andreescu Project Management Lead Adviser Read More

John Malueg, Vice President, Manager of Resiliency Programs

We know disasters will happen—helping communities absorb and then rebound quickly is challenging yet imperative to advancing resilience.
John Malueg Vice President, Manager of Resiliency Programs Read More

Rachel Bannon-Godfrey

Vice President, Sustainability Discipline Leader

Dr. Francis Wiese

Senior Principal, National Marine Discipline Lead

Anca Andreescu

Project Management Lead Adviser

John Malueg

Vice President, Manager of Resiliency Programs

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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.
Renewable Energy Our expertise has enabled us to work on some of the most demanding and prestigious wind, solar, and energy storage projects in the industry.
Resilience As active members in the communities we serve, when it comes to protecting our homes—and the people and places that make them so special—we’re not just talk, we’re actively committed.
Smart Mobility Smart mobility—the interconnection between people, vehicles, and infrastructure—has the potential to change how a community functions.
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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