2016: Skanska is selected as a Construction Manager at Risk for the Living Building at Georgia Tech University. It is Skanska’s fifth Living Building Project.
2016: Skanska begins work on American Geophysical Union Headquarters, the first renovation in Washington, DC to pursue net positive energy.
2015: The Skanska-led joint venture is awarded the contract to design and build the new Central Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport, which is pursuing dual certification under Envision and LEED v4.
2015: Elizabeth River Tunnels is named the winner of the Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award.
2014: Skanska has a Charter Membership with the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) supporting the development of Envision, which is the sustainability rating system for infrastructure.
2012: Skanska's Elizabeth Heider elected Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
2011: Skanska completes the Bertschi School Science Classroom, one of the first projects in the world to achieve the Living Building Challenge v2.0 criteria. In 2013, it became officially certified as a Living Building.
2010: Skanska issues our first Green Urban Development Report to spur the global green conversation.
2010: Skanska receives the USGBC Leadership Award.
2009: Skanska sponsors the Energy Efficiency in Buildings Study by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
2009: As part of our support for the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Building and Construction Initiative, our Energy Efficiency guide is incorporated into the UN Environmental Program.
2008: Skanska begins reporting carbon emissions as partner to the United Nations Carbon Disclosure Project.
2008: Skanska participates with a team led by SERA Architects in the Living Building Financial Study.
2006: All Skanska operations are updated to ISO 14001:2004 certified status.
2005: The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations launches, listing Skanska as its sole construction representative.
2004: Skanska actively supports the adoption of the 10th principle of the United Nations Global Compact: anti-corruption.
2003: Skanska completes LEED Cost Study for U.S. General Services Administration.
2002: Skanska publishes its first Sustainability Report.
2001: Skanska joins the United Nations Global Compact.
2000: Skanska becomes a member of the USGBC, the year the LEED® rating system is launched.
2000: All Skanska operations around the world are ISO 14001:1996 certified.
1999: Skanska is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
1997: Skanska publishes its first Environmental Report.
1996: Skanska Sweden becomes the first Skanska business unit to have its environmental management system become ISO 14001:1996 certified.
1995: Skanska joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.