PASADENA, CA (April 19, 2016) – Parsons, one of the world’s leading engineering, construction, technical, and management services firms, is pleased to announce the release of its 2016 corporate social responsibility report: People, Planet, Progress. This document describes Parsons’ ongoing efforts regarding corporate social responsibility and its commitment to conduct its enterprise in concert with environmental/energy, sociocultural, and economic goals benefiting future generations. Published prior to Earth Day, the report also includes examples of sustainability on Parsons’ projects, areas where the corporation has achieved the greatest impact in providing innovative sustainable solutions to its customers—as well as its efforts to make its overall operations even more sustainable, reduce its environmental/energy footprints, and manage its carbon intensity.
“We are delighted to share our latest report with the broader community,” said Chuck Harrington, Parsons’ Chairman and CEO. “Corporate social responsibility has been an important part of Parsons’ culture throughout our 71-year history. We are pleased with the progress of our social and environmental programs and continue to implement positive changes across our global organization.”
In an effort to continuously enhance Parsons’ value, People, Planet, Progress highlights the measurable results the corporation has achieved for 3 years: 2014, 2015, and 2016. In addition to including information surrounding the corporation’s progress in the area of sustainability, the report features information about Parsons’ social impacts, including safety, diversity, and contributions to communities where it operates.
In the interest of using a credible, internationally recognizable reporting approach, Parsons incorporated select metrics of the Global Reporting Initiative to summarize its accomplishments. Parsons’ 2016 corporate social responsibility report is available at http://www.parsons.com/media-resources/Pages/csr.aspx.Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.