Because our work has such a direct impact on people, our communities and the planet, we take seriously our responsibility as stewards of the built environment. Our corporate mission is to “focus on the success of our clients,” and we always strive to balance immediate needs with a project’s future impact and value.

How we serve clients and communities

We understand the implications sustainable design has on business, employees, clients and end-users. We also know that thoughtful design solutions demand a holistic approach and balance, and we’ve made it our goal to help you discover your project’s sustainability sweet spot — the intersection of operational efficiencies and cost savings with environmental improvements and social responsibilities. We believe that this approach, addressed from our multi-discipline and multi-industry perspectives, leads to the best results for clients and communities alike.
To see a list of our environmental and sustainability services, please visit our sustainability services section.

How we improve ourselves

GS&P has developed a sustainability policy to help us proactively benchmark, evaluate and improve our internal operations. In keeping with our participation in the AIA 2030 Commitment, we are continually seeking ways to reduce our energy consumption and waste, including firmwide operational enhancements, a mass transit incentive program, telecommuting, videoconferencing, and waste reduction programs.

You can download GS&P's Sustainability Action Plan for more information on steps were taking toward meeting the AIA 2030 Commitment.

GS&P is proud to be involved with these organizations and initiatives.

  • AIA 2003 Commitment - Walk the Walk

    AIA 2030 Commitment and Walk the Walk Campaign

    Buildings and their construction count for nearly half of all greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumed in the U.S. each year. Globally, this percentage is even higher. The American Institute of Architects is committed to the goal of reaching at least a 60% carbon emission reduction by 2010 and carbon neutral buildings by 2030.

  • SNPE - Engineers Society

    National Society of Professional Engineers

    As part of thier Code of Ethics, the NSPE encourages members to adhere to the principles of sustainable development in order to protect the environment for future generations.

  • U.S. Green Building Council

    U.S. Green Building Council

    The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings and is responsible for the development of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) framework.

  • Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure

    Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure

    The ISI is dedicated to working with public and private owners, designers, contractors and materials/ equipment manufacturers and suppliers to forge a new vision for sustainable infrastructure throughout North America.


    American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air- Conditioning Engineers

    ASHRAE’s mission: Advance heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.


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