OUR COMMITMENT

Environmental Sustainability

Austin works in an environmentally responsible manner and strives to continuously improve our environmental performance. Recognizing that climate change is an important issue for our planet, we mitigate environmental impacts of our projects by sustaining an efficient supply chain, reducing our carbon footprint, conserving resources, and recycling waste where practicable.

Our efforts include:

  • Limiting pollution and reducing waste‍
  • Increasing recycling at our jobsites
  • Conserving water and other natural resources  
  • Promoting environmental awareness by educating, training and motivating our employee-owners, clients, and business partners
  • Encouraging sustainable construction practices across our customer base

2020 ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

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2020 AUSTIN ESG REPORT

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SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS

AuSTIN BRIDGE & ROAD

Austin Bridge & Road partners with the State of Texas to replace, retire, or renovate old equipment to mitigate negative environmental impact. As part of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP), Austin Bridge & Road was awarded a grant check to change heavy equipment with environmentally-friendly replacements.

AuSTIN COMMERCIAL

Austin Commercial brings unique green building experience to each project with its affiliation with the industry’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®). Based on its experience with LEED projects and certifications, Austin Commercial suggests sustainable initiatives designed to meet the type of LEED certification sought for a customer’s project.

AuSTIN INDUSTRIAL

Austin Industrial’s refinery work aims to lower the sulfur content in diesel fuels and produce cleaner-burning gasoline. Both new and revamped gas facilities are designed to meet stringent emission standards, use renewable resources, reduce oil consumption, ensure proper handling and disposal of materials, and use preventive maintenance to meet Austin’s zero-emissions standard. Austin Industrial is also steadfast in its approach for leak-free start-ups of plant operations on turnaround and outage contracts.

"At Austin, I’m proud to say that we are doing our part to protect the environment by using recycled products in our hot mix asphalt plants."

Eric Schranz, General Manager – Plants, Austin Bridge & Road

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Austin ESG - Eric Schranz on ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Austin ESG - Matt Harp on ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Austin ESG - Chris Guice on ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY