WATSONVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced the publication of its 2016 Sustainability Update. The Update outlines the Company’s initiatives, goals and performance as it relates to Granite’s Seven Pillars of Sustainability: Safety and Health, Compliance and Ethics, Community, Employees, Environment, Sustainable Infrastructure and Quality.
“Sustainability is more than just doing the right thing. It’s about looking after all of our stakeholders, including our employees, shareholders and customers, while protecting the environment, and engaging with our communities—all of which enables us to work safely and effectively,” said James H. Roberts, Granite’s president and chief executive officer. “This updated Sustainability Report would not be possible without the passion and the dedication of our hard working employees who believe that sustainability truly makes a difference.”
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 seventh straight year.
- Improved safety record over the past 14 years.
- Certification of 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.
Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) is one of the nation’s largest infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers. 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 eight consecutive years. Granite is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit graniteconstruction.com.