WATSONVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced the publication of its 2014 Sustainability Update. “We have made great strides since our 2012 report and have updated key initiatives to align with the objectives of our evolving business,” said James H. Roberts, president and CEO of Granite. “The road to sustainability is always under construction and must constantly be maintained, and we are proud of our efforts to date.”
The 2014 Sustainability Update outlines Granite’s sustainability initiatives and goals for 2015–2016 and documents its 2012–2013 performance. The update focuses on Granite’s Seven Pillars of Sustainability, each tied to the type of work Granite performs: Safety and Health, Compliance and Ethics, Community, Employees, Environment, Sustainable Infrastructure and Quality.
Granite’s achievements and progress made in implementing its sustainability initiatives are also highlighted in the update, including:
- Recognition by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fifth straight year.
- Improved safety record over the past 12 years.
- Certified for its Large Project business under OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2008 all of which are internationally recognized state-of-the-art standards for Safety, Environmental and Quality Management.
Granite’s 2014 Sustainability Update is available at http://bit.ly/Granite14.
Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) is one of the nation’s leading infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects, including transportation, industrial and federal contracting, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery. Granite is an award-winning firm in safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for five years in a row. For more information, visit www.graniteconstruction.com.