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Sustainability
 
We believe that being environmentally responsible is the right thing to do, as all of us are stewards of the resources we've been given. As a GreenPlusTM Certified business, High Construction has received the Institute for Sustainable Development's highest level of recognition of dedication to triple-bottom-line sustainability by measuring business, environmental, and community practices.
 
Our holistic approach to sustainability is reflected in The High Companies Sustainability Statement and we are proud to say that our Lancaster, Pa., Corporate Office has been awarded the ENERGY STAR®
 

LEED and Energy Expertise 

At High Construction, our LEED® Professionals assist customers in creating energy-efficient and environmentally friendly projects. In addition, High's Construction’s Energy Solutions Group provides a comprehensive array of services to analyze, design, and implement facility improvements that enhance your bottom line and reduce your carbon footprint.

 

High Construction’s team carries numerous sustainability-related designations including:

  • LEED AP®
  • LEED Green AssociateTM
  • Certified Energy Manager  

We invite you to read our published series of articles on sustainability in which we share our expertise regarding ways that your company, too, can create and implement a holistic approach to sustainability.

  
 
The High Companies Sustainability Statement
 

The purpose of this statement is to provide the framework for driving our goal setting, management and documentation of progress in all facets of sustainability — social, environmental and economic.

 

Core Values

Our commitment to sustainability is guided by the principles conveyed in The High Philosophy.

The High Philosophy

Every company dreams its dreams and sets its standards.

These are ours . . .

                                          We are committed to two great tasks:

1.   Building Trustworthy Relationships.

·   Valuing our customers and meeting their needs.

·   Respecting the dignity of all co-workers and their families.

·   Energizing our teamwork with participative management.

·   Recognizing and rewarding the accomplishments of our co-workers.

·   Strengthening our partnership with suppliers.

·   Contributing to a world of beauty and prosperity and peace.

 

2.   Being Innovative Leaders.

·   Creating an environment for innovation since 1931.

·   “Right the first time” - High quality products and services.

·   Investing profits to secure our future.

 

                                                We Give Good Measure

 

Our Commitment

Sustainability means taking a holistic approach to the social, environmental and economic aspects of business and being responsible stewards of valuable resources. It also means helping customers accomplish their own similar goals. Our commitment comes to life through a process of planning, defined actions, measuring progress and continuous improvement.


Areas of Focus

 

Co-workers

To be one of the best places to work in the communities in which we do business.

 

Safety

To be each other’s keeper in assuring a safe work environment.

 

Community

To encourage co-workers to serve within their communities.

 

To align with our core value of being an exemplary corporate citizen.  

 

Environment

To improve the condition of the environment, where possible, and continuously work to minimize our effect on it.  

 

To offer products and services that help customers and partners meet their sustainability goals.

 

Purpose through Service and Success

To provide valuable partnership and innovative, high-quality products and services that exceed the expectations of our customers and drive our success. 

 

Through our achievements within this framework, we succeed as an organization with greater purpose for our people, our community and our world.