Cardno Emerging Markets
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Cardno has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.
We are an ASX-200 professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.
The Cardno team is comprised of leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Our diverse skills and experience allow us to offer integrated services in ten market sectors to clients both locally and across the globe.
Our vision… is to be a world leader in the provision of professional services to improve the physical and social environment.
We provide services to plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable physical, social and economic infrastructure for local and international communities.
We will achieve our vision of being a world leader through:
attracting, developing, retaining and rewarding valued people
understanding and meeting the expectations of our clients
sustaining the growth of our profile and markets
continually improving the safety and quality of our service delivery
creating shareholder value through high performance.
Our business objective… is to be a world leading professional services firm benefitting the communities we work in
Cardno’s core values shape the way we work as individuals and as an organisation. They help ensure that we attract and retain staff with common values which will help us meet the needs of clients and the communities in which we work.
Developed in conjunction with our staff, our values represent who we are, the way we work and who we want to be.
Great people: We strive to foster an environment where our capable, skilled and committed staff can achieve their full potential.
Self-confidence: We take responsibility for our actions and focus on solutions not problems. We clarify performance requirements, encourage regular and constructive feedback and recognise and build on our strengths.
Safety: We take individual and company-wide responsibility for safety in our daily activities.
Partnering: We foster trusted relationships with all stakeholders for long term mutual benefit and treat our partners how we like to be treated ourselves, with sincerity, openness and empathy.
Passion: We have the passion, courage and commitment to make a positive difference.
Innovation: We take the time to be innovative, to think and create valued outcomes for our clients which support our vision for the future. We encourage our people to be creative, entrepreneurial and to share their knowledge and expertise with their colleagues.
Integrity: We show leadership by reflecting community standards of openness and integrity. We do what we say we will do and act in accordance with our legal, social, environmental and shareholder responsibilities.
Sustainability: We actively incorporate principles of sustainability when designing solutions to economic, social, environmental and cultural issues in our projects.
Cardno & Davies was founded in Brisbane Australia in 1945. Two entrepreneurial engineers, Gerry Cardno and Harold Davies, recognised the huge potential growth in post-World War II Australia.
Cardno’s continuing success is largely attributable to the provision of diverse and complementary services, a strong emphasis on exceptional client service and a growth strategy which positions us to make the most of strategic markets that deliver new services and accelerate organic growth.
In 2002, while on course for global expansion, the company became ‘Cardno’ and hasn’t looked back.
From early beginnings as a Brisbane-based engineering firm, Cardno is now a global company on a mission to shape the future for communities around the world.
Cardno Head Office
Cardno’s head office is located in Brisbane, Australia:
Level 11, Green Square, North Tower
515 St Paul’s Terrace
FORTITUDE VALLEY Qld 4006 Australia
Ph: +61 7 3369 9822