Diversity & Inclusion

Seeing Equals

We believe creating and sustaining a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment begins with a pledge to view and treat each other as equal. Equal in our responsibility to uphold our core values. Equal in our dedication to the industries and communities in which we operate. Equal in our determination to make a difference.

Seeing Equals Listening

To see racial and ethnic diversity is to understand that each of us have a story to tell. A story of pride in the challenges you’ve met, and of a determination to be defined by who you are, not what you’ve overcome. To experience other cultures and learn your histories is to recognize our obligation to the people who sacrificed to make your way easier, and to understand why we celebrate that sacrifice.

Seeing Equals Respect

To see a woman is to respect her strength, and the strength of her commitments… to her family, her community, and her career. To see her is to respect her capacity for responsibility, and to acknowledge that her ambition is founded on a desire to create change. Seeing her means understanding that she doesn’t want to be indulged or feared… only treated as an equal in every meaningful way.

Seeing Equals Acknowledging

To see our LGBTQ community is to acknowledge their authentic selves. That just like some of us are taller and some are shorter, your identity is not a choice. We understand that just by seeing you, we’ve made a contribution to your optimism. Because to see you is to acknowledge your right to live in peace, to love freely, and to be proud.

Seeing Equals Understanding

To see our disabled professionals is to re-think our own assumptions of what can and can’t be done. To understand, accept, and normalize our differences, and to overcome our own fears of asking questions, or even starting a conversation. To see you is to acknowledge your determination to make an impact, and to understand that while you may achieve differently, you refuse to put limits on your potential. 

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Diversity & Inclusion

Black & Veatch Names Chief People Officer Andrea Bernica to Company’s Board of Directors
Andrea Bernica, Black & Veatch’s chief people officer, has been named to the board of directors of the global leader in sustainable infrastructure solutions, the entirely employee-owned company announced today.

Diversity & Inclusion

Women-Led Construction Management Team Overcomes Site Challenges To Deliver Solar Project on Time
Black & Veatch provided full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a coastal state solar project, including construction management of modules and inverters procured by the client and select services that were subcontracted.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Black & Veatch Chairman, CEO Mario Azar Named to United Way of Greater Kansas City’s Board
Black & Veatch Chairman and CEO Mario Azar has been named to United Way of Greater Kansas City’s governing board of trustees. Azar’s appointment furthers the longstanding collaboration with United Way by Black & Veatch, which in recent decades has contributed more than $28 mill

Diversity & Inclusion

Black & Veatch Appoints Andrea Bernica as Chief People Officer
Andrea Bernica, who was Black & Veatch’s lead employment and corporate counsel before serving as Chairman and CEO Mario Azar’s chief of staff, has been named Chief People Officer of the global critical infrastructure solutions leader.
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