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Stantec announces partnership with Wanderlands to invest in nature through native woodland and habitat creation across the UK

Partnership will provide carbon offsetting opportunities for businesses and communities

05/26/2021 UNITED KINGDOM TSX, NYSE:STN

Stantec has partnered with Wanderlands to invest in nature through new habitat creation and preservation. The partnership will see Stantec and Wanderlands develop carbon neutral strategies and sustainable direct carbon removal offset solutions to support clients with their climate and social impact targets through nature-based solutions.

The partnership draws on the combined experiences of Stantec and Wanderlands in investment, design and delivery of nature conservation projects that deliver both social and environmental benefits. Projects will include creation, enhancement, and preservation of habitats such as native broadleaf woodland, wildflower meadow and grassland habitats.

Working collaboratively with local communities, educational institutions, businesses, the construction and property development industry and landowners, the partnership will deliver a scientific, educational, and sustainable approach to nature enhancement. This approach includes for a clear vision, mission and addresses regulatory commitments, environmental assessments, ecological planning, and social impact.

Tim Oliver, co-founder and Commercial & Marketing Director, Wanderlands, said: “We launched Wanderlands to ensure we play our part in restoring the balance of our planet. As custodians of the new sites, each new woodland creation with its biodiverse ecosystem will be an indelible part of carbon offsetting targets and a legacy for future generations.”

About Wanderlands
We work with businesses across the UK to assess their carbon footprint and provide sustainable natural solutions to achieve net zero for residue CO2 emissions. Our thoughtful, scientific approach to biodiversity and ecosystem enhancement sets us apart, and it runs through the core of what we do. We ensure that our natural solutions are delivered against a commitment to provide environmentally sustainable educational experiences which support clients’ sustainability narratives. www.wanderlands.earth  

About Stantec
Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. 

Stantec Media Contact                                               
Alicia De Haldevang
Stantec Media Relations
Alicia.DeHaldevang@stantec.com

Wanderlands Media Contact                 
Alice Osborne
Creative Media & Communications
Ph +66 (0) 9 8246 2574
alice@wanderlands.earth

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