Black & Veatch
Find out about our partnership with engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company, Black & Veatch.
Black & Veatch is a global employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of creating a better world for humanity today, and for generations to come. The company has 110 offices around the globe and specialises in infrastructure development in power, oil and gas, water, telecommunications, government, mining, data centres, smart cities and banking and finance markets.
Global responsibility in engineering
Black & Veatch recognise the responsibility they have, to meet the needs of the present generation, whilst being able to ensure a future where the needs of future generations are met. Black & Veatch’s 2020-23 Sustainability Strategy is a commitment to ‘transformative action requiring new ways of working and new levels of collaboration’. The aim of this strategy is to build the transition to a sustainable future, one that increasingly promotes social progress, economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and good governance. An example of this is that they have committed to lowering their greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2023.
“We are very proud to be part of Engineers Without Borders UK’s vision to ensure that engineering serves all people and our planet. At Black & Veatch, our mission is to build a world of difference through innovation in sustainable infrastructure and partnering with Engineers Without Borders UK is helping us achieve this.”
Peter Martin, Technical Director – Strategic Advisory Service
Black & Veatch has supported Engineers Without Borders UK since 2013, providing support across our programmes with a focus on the Engineering for People Design Challenge.
“To be partnered with Black & Veatch is particularly special for me as one of their former employees. The company is constantly looking to create a better world by improving our critical infrastructure (the Water, Power and Communications networks) that people fundamentally rely upon. I am delighted that they have supported us for so many years and continue to do so today.”
Emma Crichton, Head of Engineering
Corporate partnerships play a crucial role in our mission. We work closely alongside your teams to deliver outstanding, mutually-beneficial partnerships that engineer a better future for us all.