New York, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2014
Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Difference Matters Magazine has recognized the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and has named Turner on their list of the 2014 Top Corporate Allies for Diversity.
The list recognizes Turner, and a number of other leading organizations for their leadership in the support of women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, and veterans, and celebrates their dedication to the expansion of opportunities for those groups.
“We are pleased to pay tribute to these outstanding organizations for recognizing the importance of accommodating and supporting a diverse business climate, thereby enabling everyone to contribute in a unique and significant way,” said Dr. Lori Sokol, Founder and Publisher, Difference Matters Magazine and Sokol Media Inc. “This is the reason for changing the name of our magazine, because differences do matter.”
“This recognition validates that we are true to our mission of fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in which all employees contribute creative ideas, seek challenges, and have the opportunity to thrive,” said Karen Sweeney, senior vice president. “Our diverse and inclusive workforce positions our company to grow, enhances our presence in diverse markets, and helps us build enduring relationships with each other, industry partners, and our clients.”
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 81,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2013, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.com/press.