Black & Veatch announced yesterday the company has been named one of Ingram’s “Best Companies to Work For.” Ingram’s chose Black & Veatch based on its commitment to developing professionals through multiple leadership, performance and career development opportunities as well as a strong focus on client satisfaction, diversity and inclusion and community service.
“As a global organization of more than 10,000 professionals, we value the differences across our workforce and believe it is our competitive strength,” said Steve Edwards, Black & Veatch’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Edwards said the company has established several active Employee Resource Groups including: Young Professionals, Women’s Network, Global Fusion, Christian Friends Network, Pride, Merge (Military) and EBONY (cultures of African origins or ethnicities).
Highlighting its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Edwards recently signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge. The pledge commits the company to nurturing a trusting workplace that values inclusiveness, enables difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion, expands education about unconscious bias and examines both best and unsuccessful practices aimed at creating an inclusive work environment.
Community engagement was also highlighted by Ingram’s as the Black & Veatch Foundation contributed more than $1M globally to STEM educational and disaster relief organizations.
June 4, 2019