Our vision is to be a driving force in improving our communities and sustaining our world.
Our mission is to amaze our clients with our quality, innovation, and responsiveness and become their trusted advisor; promote a safe and rewarding work environment; and provide a fair return on investment.
Through relationships built on mutual respect and trust and continuous quality improvement in our services, we will meet our clients’ requirements in a responsive, safe, innovative, and technically sound manner. By continually reviewing and improving our work processes, we will do work right the first time.
Quality services to clients require the time, talent, and commitment of our employees. We will provide them with a safe, challenging, and rewarding work environment and an atmosphere of trust. We will provide employees with the tools and training required to perform their duties. We will appraise their performance regularly and assist them in achieving their full potential.
We will encourage and promote wellness for our employees and their families. We will promote diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity.
We will require collaborative leadership and encourage a collegial working atmosphere in which the opinion of each employee is valued, our shared commitment to excellence produces mutual accountability, the needs of the team are placed before the needs of the individual, and the good of the overall firm is placed before the good of any one operation.
We are committed to enhance the environmental, economic, and social benefits of our operations and our projects. We will strive to meet the needs of the present without compromising the future.
We are committed to the overall reliability of societal infrastructure through advancing science and engineering of extreme event and weather impacts; contributing and progressing the study of vulnerabilities and risks in an evolving environment; and guiding clients to prepare for, mitigate, respond, and recover from extreme events and their impacts.
We will promote service to our professions and the communities in which we live. Such service provides benefits to society, the firm, and the individual.
Honesty and integrity are hallmarks of the manner in which we conduct business in dealing with both internal and external matters. We will only provide services that we are qualified to provide. We will provide these services in return for fair compensation. We will be alert to the potential for and avoid conflicts of interest. We will exercise care and judgment in handling confidential business information.
We will manage our business in a manner that insures the long‐term financial growth and profitability of the firm including targeted investments in new initiatives. This approach will allow us to serve our clients more effectively and improve the stability of our workforce.