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Sustainability

Sustainability

Focusing On The Future

The Michels Family of Companies’ is committed to a sustainable working environment for our people, clients, and communities we serve. Our journey continues, all the while maintaining constant focus on the health, safety and social well-being of our people and communities with increasing emphasis on measurable environmental sustainability programs.

The Michels Sustainability Journey is aligned with our Core Values for a consistent commitment and advancement of performance and fiscal responsibility throughout the Michels Family of Companies. We are advancing the Michels Sustainability Journey by setting, reaching and strategically evaluating our measurable actions.

In Action

TRIR (injury rate) reduced by 14% in 2022.

In Action

EMR down by 14% since 2020.

In Action

LTIR (lost time) reduced by 5% in 2022.

In Action

98% jobs injury free 2022.

In Action

3.2% reduction in energy intensity at Corporate Headquarters since 2018 through a partnership with the US Department of Energy’s Better Plants Program.

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43% waste diverted from landfills from Corporate headquarters in 2022.

In Action

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions through Idle Reduction Program and adding 23 hybrid Ford F-150 trucks and nine electric (EV) Ford F-150 trucks in 2022.

In Action

Expanded services to support our client’s energy transition and responses to climate change: marine and inland water shoring, natural gas infrastructure modernizations and mobile gas cross compression systems.

In Action

2022 Wisconsin Clean Cities Forward Fleet Award for reduction of fuel usage and emissions through sustainable transportation technology and programs.

In Action

Diverse Supplier Spend: $240 million in 2022.
Diverse Supplier Spend: $590 million since 2020.

In Action

Michels Scholarship Fund: 17 scholarships totaling $70,500 awarded to employees and their dependents in 2022.

In Action

Michels Scholarship Fund: Employee-supported fundraisers contributed $100,880 in 2022.

In Action

0 cybersecurity breaches in 2022.

In Action

100% of new employees received training & signed Code of Business Ethics.

In Action

76% employees received Career Advancement Training in 2022.

Supporting Our People

Michels provides our people with a collection of programs and practical ways to improve and enjoy many aspects of life. These programs include:

MI-Family

Fun activities providing opportunities for our people to enjoy spending time with their families and their colleagues.

MI-Health

Activity challenges, healthy lifestyle classes and organized fitness activities focused on opportunities to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

MI-Involved

Volunteer activities that allow our people to be actively and efficiently involved in charitable causes.

MI-Learning

Seminars on personal enrichment topics, from financial planning to fitness trends.

MI-Team

Non-work-related activities that foster cooperation and trust among colleagues.

Sustainability Committee

Employee-driven events focused on improving environments in the communities where we live and work.

Michels Mind Matters

Program designed to build knowledge and promote mental health resources available to our people and their families.

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A man wearing safety equipment stands near an excavator
A woman wearing safety equipment stands near a field office
Bucket on excavator gathering dirt and rocks to perform recycle crushing.

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