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Stantec shortlisted for eight New Civil Engineer Awards

Stantec is recognised on an industry-level for its inclusive culture and pioneering work on iconic and transformative UK&I built environment projects


Stantec, a global provider of sustainable design and engineering services, has been shortlisted in eight categories, including Consultancy Firm of the Year and Best Place to Work, at The New Civil Engineer (NCE) 2023 Awards. The industry-renowned event celebrates the best in civil engineering, recognising industry leaders and those delivering positive change to the sector.

Stantec is a finalist in six further categories. These include Impact in Water and Environment; Impact in Local Transport; Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Leader; Technology Solutions Provider of the Year; Environmental and social governance; and Impact in Energy.

Stantec is a top-tier, multi-sector, multi-service, interdisciplinary consultancy, and supports communities by designing and delivering the most iconic and transformative projects across the UK and Ireland. From pioneering community active travel schemes and designing cutting-edge low-carbon energy projects, to creating sustainable housing schemes and helping water companies take advantage of smart water networks and Nature-based Solutions, Stantec’s range of expertise impacts the entire built environment.

In the last year, the company has acquired leading planning and design firm, Barton Willmore, grown its UK&I headcount by 27.7% to 2,934, and opened new offices in Belfast, Cumbria, Exeter, and Brighton. Stantec has also helped local authorities secure more than £70m of levelling up funding for future community projects.

The company’s success is rooted in its culture, one which is centred around its people. Working with multiple stakeholders, employees, industry bodies and external organisations Stantec has a comprehensive EDI strategy that is open and accessible to all. Through supporting wellbeing, neurodiversity, and mental health, as well as proactively addressing industry shortfalls, Stantec has created an exciting and stimulating environment where its people thrive.

Commenting on the news that Stantec has been shortlisted for eight NCE awards, Cath Schefer, Stantec’s Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer – Global, said: “Stantec works on the most important design and engineering projects across the UK and Ireland – schemes which create a visible, long-lasting, and positive impact on our communities and the environment. Our incredible growth and success over the last year is entirely down to our people and our ability to get the best out of them. This is why it’s so crucial for us to build a creative culture which is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive. It is so important to recognise the people and projects making a difference in our field, which is why I’m so proud that Stantec been shortlisted in so many categories at the NCE Awards.”

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 towards 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.

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Stantec UK Media Relations

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