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Sustainability

CORE VALUES​   |   SUSTAINABILITY

as we build for future generations

We believe in people

and in creating strong communities for them to live in

Since founding Specialized Staffing over 20 years ago, our mission has been to “empower individuals through meaningful work that leads to fuller lives, stronger organizations and richer communities.” As we consider the legacy we are building for future generations, this mission will continue to be the driving force that defines our company and guides our path forward.

Key Focus Areas

Environmental Responsibility
By implementing innovative and sustainable practices, fostering a culture of environmental responsibility, and embracing cutting-edge technologies, these proactive measures are paving the way towards a greener, more sustainable future.
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Social Responsibility
Acknowledging the undeniable impact of our actions on the well-being of individuals and communities, efforts to promote social responsibility has been our focus in all markets.
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Community Engagement
Embracing the responsibility we have as forward-thinking agents of change, we have taken concerted steps to engage with and contribute meaningfully to our markets.
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Environmental Responsibility

Our Path to Carbon Neutrality

our Progress

Reduced Travel

Through the implementation of key technological upgrades, ride share programs, and ease of public transportation, we’ve been able to reduce both staff and associate travel to and between locations and worksites

Reduced Paper Consumption

By embracing a digital application and onboarding process, we’ve seen a significant reduction in paper consumption at each location

Reduced Waste

Through our efforts to reduce waste, we’ve eliminated all single-use plastic bottles and cups, ensured recycling for 100% of all consumed paper, and established a repair/reuse/recycle approach for all technology and equipment

Our Goals

1. Reduce Carbon Footprint

The next step of our path is to reduce our overall carbon consumption by 10% year-over-year as we worked towards true neutrality. 

2. Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Achieve 100% carbon neutrality by annual reductions in consumption

Social Responsibility

Leaving a legacy for those to come

our Progress

Career Development

Through key partnerships and internal experts, our career development initiatives are designed to provide employees with various opportunities to expand their skills, knowledge, and expertise

Programs & benefits

Our main priority has always been the well-being and success of our employees. To that end, we’ve implemented range of benefits and programs that cater to the diverse needs of all staff

Safety & Rights

We believe everyone is entitled to a safe workplace, free from discrimination and harassment. We strive daily to provide just that for all employees through regular review, refining, and updating of polices centered around safety and human rights

Our Goals

Program & Policy Audits

Increase audits of policies related to training/career development, human rights, personal time, family support, and benefits to bi-annually

Supplier Code of Conduct

Implement supplier code of conduct to amplify the reach and efficacy of our sustainability efforts through external relationships and partnerships

Community Engagement

Weaving Into the Fabric of Our Communities

our Progress

Acts of Service

Recognizing the need to further contribute to our communities, we’ve implemented an internal Acts of Service program with annual volunteer activity goals per employee

Serving Together

None of us are as strong as all of us – to that end, we organize company-wide days of service in partnership with our clients for greater impact

Boards & Committees

As we strive to build the community we envision for all, we’ve established a presence on boards & committees with local 501(c)(3) organization in all major markets

Our Goals

Acts of Service...together

While we are proud of the progress we have made serving our communities, our focus going forward will be achieving 100% staff participation & increasing client presence at service days

Boards & Committees

As we grow and expand into new markets, our goal is to achieve board/committee presence in 100% of our markets to further encourage community development

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Annual Report

Download our annual report to learn more about our sustainability journey