Going home safe and well is a fundamental human right, not an aspiration.
“As a business, we strive to always operate sustainably, with our activities making a meaningful contribution to our people, customers and communities, creating a legacy where our social, environmental and economic impacts are positive.”
Paul Aldridge – Sustainability Director
We aim to think exceptional in everything and have developed our Sustainability Vision with that mind-set. By establishing an award winning culture of workforce engagement it was natural that we committed to establishing higher levels of sustainability to become a leader in Highways delivery.
As a sector leader we aim to deliver positive benefits to the industry and society, serving as a beacon of how business must operate to help realise a more sustainable future for all.
Sustainability is a prerequisite of our core values of safety, delivery, innovation and collaboration, WJ embed sustainable thinking with our people, and collaborate with our clients and other stakeholders to provide an exceptional service.
Over the years, stereotypes surrounding the construction industry have grown with the idea that it is solely a place for men performing hard laborious manual jobs, with little scope for highly skilled specialists. We are proactively working to change this image, through innovation and collaboration to show that our industry is important to society, creative, progressive, fun and rewarding.
Our Sustainability Vision contains six categories of focus to bring about changes that will improve the world we live and work in.
Our WJ Thinking Community initiative is about inspiring as many lives as possible within the communities in which we live and work.
Through collaboration with our people, clients and supply chain we aim to make a difference for the social, economic and environmental benefit of all.
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We have a duty to our environment, to minimise our impacts and play our part in ensuring that it is handed to the next generation unharmed and hopefully enhanced by our actions.
Through innovation we consistantly find better, safer and more efficient products and methods of working