"Envision" - GZA's Sustainability Program

GZA is committed to the principles of sustainability and corporate responsibility.  Our commitment is outlined in our sustainability program, Envision.  Through our Envision program, we continue to build upon GZA’s nearly 50-year history of providing innovative and sustainable engineering services to our clients; fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees; acting as a committed and caring citizen in our communities; and protecting the environment in which we live. 

A History of Commitment

GZA’s commitment to sustainability is deeply rooted in the history and traditions of our company.  Founded in 1964 as a small business with a strong sense of community, GZA has stayed true to our founders’ respect for the environment and dedication to helping people and communities.  We have continued this commitment throughout our growth into an ENR Top 150 firm and our commitment is evident today in our company’s core values and in the services that we offer our clients. 

Our Vision of Sustainability

Sustainability to GZA means working to better understand and improve the relationship between our company, the people we interact with, and our environment.   The ways in which we work to achieve this vision include:

A commitment to improve the quality of life of our employees, their families, and the communities where we live and work.  We are focused on:

  • ­   the health and well being of our employees and their families;
  • ­   the professional growth of our employees;
  • ­   service to our communities; and
  • ­   mentoring of younger generations.

A commitment to minimize our impact to the environment and provide leadership in our profession and the field of sustainability.  We are focused on:

  • ­   reducing our consumption of energy and paper;
  • ­   reducing our generation of waste;
  • ­   promoting sustainability awareness/education; and
  • ­   driving integration of principles of sustainability into our services and projects.

A commitment to deliver high-value high-quality services to our clients.  We are focused on:

  • ­   the enhancement of our productivity and technical capabilities; and
  • ­   the value and quality of service we deliver to our clients.

A commitment is to create economic growth and prosperity for our company, employees, and shareholders.  We are focused on:

  • ­   increased employee opportunities and satisfaction; and
  • ­   increased shareholder value.