About NV5

Environmental, Social and Governance

Dedicated Focus on Environmental, Social and Governance Matters

Environmental sustainability is a common thread that runs through NV5’s entire business, with Social and Governance issues also rising as areas of deliberate focus over the past several years

Environmental Sustainability

NV5 believes that to thrive in a changing global market, every project must be innovative, sustainable, and resilient

Key Initiatives
  • Environmental sustainability is core to all six of NV5’s verticals, with the Company having completed more than 300 sustainability centered projects
    • For instance, NV5 has planned, designed and built wind and solar energy projects that are continuing to deliver thousands of megawatts of clean, renewable energy
  • Actively reducing clients’ carbon footprints with energy efficiency and monitoring based commissioning services
  • Active member of Harvard Graduate School of Design Advisory Board for Sustainable Infrastructure since 2012, helping to develop methods that quantify sustainability for infrastructure
  • Employees maintain licensing and accreditation to provide
  • LEED, WELL, Fitwel , Envision, Reli and Resiliency, Net Zero and Sustainability Master Planning services


NV5 has a strong focus on undertaking projects that benefit local communities and maintains deep commitment to ensuring the highest standards of health and safety

Key Initiatives
  • NV5 works to incorporate sustainable infrastructure components to minimize the impact to local neighborhoods
    • Numerous projects completed that directly benefit communities, such as replacing a coal gasification plant in New York with a sustainable park
  • Strong adherence to upholding highest standards of workplace health and safety, including stringent COVID 19 procedures integrated into LEED and WELL projects as well as office facilities
  • Since 2018, the Company has made 133 charitable contributions across the country and sponsored 160 associations, including the American Diabetes Association, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the American Cancer Society, and numerous healthcare and education charitable organizations


Diversity, inclusion and integrity are fundamental to NV5’s values in addition to voicing the need for change, the Company believes in driving change through action

Key Initiatives
  • Detailed Code of Business Conduct and Ethics in place to encourage individual and peer integrity, ethical behavior and NV5’s responsibilities to employees, clients, stockholders and the public
  • In July 2020, NV5 appointed Dr. Carl Henderson as Chief Diversity Officer to continue the Company’s commitment to and focus on inclusion and diversity initiatives
  • Established Employee Resources Groups across the Company, which are led by executives and include support, community outreach and working groups for women, veterans, LGBTQ+ and underrepresented minority groups
  • NV5 recently pledged $275,000 in scholarships to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) to support undergraduate students who aspire to enter the fields of engineering and technology