Sustainability at Cardno

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Sustainability is not a goal to achieve or a task to accomplish. It is a mindset, a commitment and a behavior that must be adopted and embedded in all that we do as a business and individually.

Cardno CEO and Managing Director, Susan Reisbord

A message from our CEO, Susan Reisbord

At Cardno, we value sustainability and are committed to embedding sustainable practices across our global business. 

As individuals and collectively, we strive to ensure we act in a socially responsible manner with regard to our employees, our clients and supply chains, while having a positive impact in the communities and environments in which we live and work... Read more

What Sustainability means to Cardno

We strive to find innovative ways to protect, conserve and enhance our physical, social, economic and cultural environments, while also responsibly managing the resources and ecosystems on which future generations depend.


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Our Sustainability Goals

We are committed to aligning our sustainable practices to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to collaboratively work towards the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.



We are committed to conducting our business ethically and in accordance with the highest standards of corporate and sustainable governance.


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Our ESG Services

Cardno’s suite of ESG services supports clients' efforts to achieve their own goals in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


Delivering Sustainable Communities

We provide our clients with quality scientific and technical advice and allow them to address their own ESG priorities at the same time.


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Investing in our People & Giving Back

By ensuring we put our people first, we are also putting our communities first. We are proud that the satisfaction our people feel from their careers at Cardno translates into positive impacts for our communities.


Cardno is a global infrastructure, environmental and social development company, supporting clients' efforts to meet their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments.

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We have over 4,200 people around the world helping communities and clients achieve their sustainability goals.

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Those people work from 111 offices in locations such as Australia, the United States, New Zealand, Asia and many more.

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We have active projects in over 65 countries, helping to make a difference across the world.

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The release of our 2020 Sustainability Report demonstrates our commitment to sustainability and embedding sustainable practices. The report discusses our 2020 progress and outlines what we intend to achieve in the future.

read our 2020 sustainability report

If you are having issues with the above link, please view the PDF version of the report.