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How you can help Europe’s refugee crisis

How you can help Europe’s refugee crisis

If you are seeking a means to donate money or goods to help these refugees, please consider the International Rescue Committee, a group that is providing targeted refugee assistance and which Skanska USA’s Corporate Community Investment representatives have vetted.

Seattle office named one of region’s top corporate philanthropists

Seattle office named one of region’s top corporate philanthropists

The Puget Sound Business Journal ranked Skanska sixth out of 25 mid-sized companies – revenue of up to $500 million – in terms of philanthropy. Even better, we were the highest-ranked construction firm on the list!

Pioneering a solution for small business requirements

Pioneering a solution for small business requirements

On our joint venture team’s $215.4 million Interstate 275 project in Tampa, we partnered with the Florida Department of Transportation to hold a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Rodeo, enabling small businesses to achieve DBE certification in one day – much quicker than the 60 days that process can sometimes take.

On our blog: Follow the journey of this net-zero Solar Decathlon house

On our blog: Follow the journey of this net-zero Solar Decathlon house

In 2011, Skanska partnered with client Florida International University to help their students create a solar house for the national Solar Decathlon. Now, our team – including some who worked on the house as students – is the construction manager charged with permanently installing the house on the FIU campus. Click below to read more about this on our blog.

In Seattle, raising $138,000 for charity

In Seattle, raising $138,000 for charity

On October 17, nearly 200 Skanska staff and industry partners raised $138,000 at the inaugural Bricks & Books Auction benefiting Rainier Scholars, a Seattle academic enrichment program for students of color.

Skanska recognized with national award for improving construction education

Skanska recognized with national award for improving construction education

Selecting us over more than 125 other applicants, the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) has awarded Skanska its 2013 Founder’s Award for having a “profound effect” on construction education during the past year.

Skanska hopes this new book will inspire construction careers

Skanska hopes this new book will inspire construction careers

To help middle and high school students broaden their perspective of the construction industry and entice more of them to enter the building industry, Skanska is the lead sponsor of a new book aimed at such young people – “Those Amazing Builders.”

In Boston, teaching about construction careers

In Boston, teaching about construction careers

Our Boston office has teamed up with Brighton High School to educate students about the construction industry – hopefully building a foundation for their future careers in development, design or building.

In Virginia, cleaning the Chesapeake Bay

In Virginia, cleaning the Chesapeake Bay

On June 1, 67 employees and family members from USA Civil Southeast participated in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 25th annual Clean the Bay Day, an effort to clean up debris along and increase awareness of the Chesapeake Bay. Our team’s efforts focused on cleaning up debris along the Elizabeth River, which flows into the Bay.

In New York City, collaborating to repair Sandy-damaged homes

In New York City, collaborating to repair Sandy-damaged homes

In a fast-paced construction effort, USA Civil and USA Building joined forces to make emergency repairs to 2,100 homes in New York City as part of the city’s Rapid Repairs program following Hurricane Sandy.