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Get ready to celebrate Skanska’s National Diversity & Inclusion Week

Get ready to celebrate Skanska’s National Diversity & Inclusion Week

To get ready for Skanska’s national Diversity & Inclusion Week – to be held October 19 to 23 – here are some tools to get started: the D&I Week toolkit and promotional items.

Learn why ethics is so important to our top executives in new newsletter

Learn why ethics is so important to our top executives in new newsletter

In The Right Way, our new ethics newsletter, read about why strong ethics is so important to Skanska USA CEO Rich Cavallaro, USA Civil CEO Mike Cobelli, USA Building CEO Bill Flemming, USA Commercial Development CEO Mats Johansson and Infrastructure Development President Steve Sams.

Coming soon: Proactive values, and stating our purpose

Coming soon: Proactive values, and stating our purpose

Along with launching our Profit with Purpose 2020 business plan, at the Global Management Meeting in early October we will be rolling out revised Group-wide values, as well as a statement that summarizes Skanska’s larger purpose. We’re taking these steps to better align us for success over the next five years. Learn more on OneSkanska.

Ethics Watch: Think before you hit “send”

Ethics Watch: Think before you hit “send”

How many emails do you send every day? Find out here what happened when one employee emailed offensive material, and was reported for it.

UN report spotlights Skanska’s strong ethics

UN report spotlights Skanska’s strong ethics

The United Nations Global Compact – of which Skanska is a member – just released a new report calling on construction and development firms to take a leading role in global efforts to drive responsible and sustainable business practices. Skanska and our Zero Ethical Breaches value are featured in a full-page article on p. 30 of the report, though we are not mentioned by name.

Ethics Watch: Report suspicions of trade contractors not paying proper wages

Ethics Watch: Report suspicions of trade contractors not paying proper wages

If a subcontractor craft worker told you – or if you learned – that he or she was not being paid proper wages, what would you do? Is that something you should be concerned about? Here is why this issue is getting more attention, and why you do need to care about it.

NAACP praises this Florida hospital team for hiring fairness

NAACP praises this Florida hospital team for hiring fairness

The NAACP recently credited the efforts of our joint venture building the $144 million Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida for taking measures to maximize participation by minority contractors. Our team’s efforts have included breaking the work into packages better sized for smaller firms.

Support your favorite charity by sharing how your team Builds What Matters

Support your favorite charity by sharing how your team Builds What Matters

Tell us how your team – or another that you admire – is Building What Matters and you could win the chance to make even more of a positive impact by donating to a cause that matters personally to you: first prize is $2,500, so don’t delay! Deadline is June 17.

Ethics Watch: What would you do if your supervisor was defrauding Skanska?

Ethics Watch: What would you do if your supervisor was defrauding Skanska?

Skanska’s Code of Conduct applies to every employee, regardless of level. If someone above you was doing something you felt didn’t represent Skanska’s values, you need to properly – and promptly – report that. Here’s what happened when one of our cost engineers ran into this situation.

CEO letter: “Keep fighting for a sound and ethical company”

CEO letter: “Keep fighting for a sound and ethical company”

In his quarterly letter to employees, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom makes clear the impact of ethical breaches. With Skanska alleged of ethical breaches in the Czech Republic and Latin America, he reminds us that we have no tolerances for ethical failings, and that even allegations of improprieties can severely damage our brand and impact our ability to win business. Each of us has a duty to support Skanska’s values.