Integral Group 2021 CSER Report

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Corporate Social + Environmental Responsibility (CSER) Report An Annual ESG Commitment to People + Planet

2021


Introduction Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

WHY CSER…

Our commitment to Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility (CSER) is driven by our Deep Green mission, our desire to be an organization that does good in the world, and our intention to leave a legacy of positive contribution. This commitment has become our collective sense of identity and what brings our people together. As a professional services firm, we lead by example to support our clients moving towards a more sustainable and justly built environment. Through our footprint (internal performance) and our handprint (projects), we aim to improve the lives of our employees, and the members of the communities where we live and work.

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

ACKNOWLEDGING FIRST PEOPLES AND TRADITIONAL TERRITORY

Integral Group would like to acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which it works and to pay respect to the ancestors, elders and decedents who have cared for the land for time immemorial.

LIVING INTO OUR PURPOSE…

Guided by our values, Integral Group’s CSER program has continued to evolve over the past five years. We have developed roadmaps to guide our actions, key performance indicators to measure what matters, and tangible actions to reach our targets which have been set for each reporting category: •

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion (JEDI)

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

We reflect on our results annually to keep ourselves accountable, and publicly disclose our progress in our annual CSER Report. Click here to view detailed, web-based Performance Dashboards.

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WORDS FROM INTEGRAL GROUP’S FOUNDER

This annual report marks Integral Group’s fifth annual publication since we started our CSER journey. The past five years have been a continuous process of improvement and re-imagination, driven by the personal and collective leadership within the firm. We aim to transform the industry, as it will take every player in it to achieve success. If we don’t work together, we don’t win the race, and this race — towards a net-zero, sustainable and equitable future — is one we all cannot afford to lose. Kevin Hydes Founder

The movement toward environmental and social justice is not a one-and-done scenario — the work continues daily. We must embed it within everything that we do and every decision we make. This collective effort within the market will drive a transformation that is necessary to bring us all to the next level. We are committed to giving back through our industry leadership and believe we can leverage the impeccable talent within Integral Group to accelerate progress. We are a firm of passionate people who are empowered to get involved with opportunities to commit their talents to something greater than themselves. In return, we have seen tremendously inspiring results and look forward to continuing this journey with you all, together. PAGE 2


Introduction Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

WELCOME FROM LEADERSHIP

Looking back on 2021, the second year of an ongoing pandemic, paired with intense social issues, and natural disasters brought on by the climate crisis, I continued to focus on building trust and transparency to best serve our people, clients, and communities.

CONTENTS

There has never been a more important time to stand behind our CSER strategy. This was a year that I am proud to say we forged forward as a firm, continuing to grow our social impact approach and strategically refocusing on services that would future-proof our business and make sustainable futures a reality. I am committed to ensuring Integral Group remains a driving force for change, putting pressure on the market to transform through the intersections of sustainability, technology, and social impact. We see our CSER commitments as aligned with the growing movement of ESG reporting, along with the strategic direction of Dar Group and its Global Infrastructure Pillar. We will continue to evolve the CSER program in line with the launch of our ESG service offerings.

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William Overturf President & CEO

I am excited to share with you our 2021 CSER Report.

Sustainable Futures

As a Deep Green firm, creating a sustainable future is at the heart of what we do. We understand the magnitude of the global challenges ahead of the planet and are adamant about being part of the solution.

Industry Leadership

Pushing the bar forward has been an aspiration which will continue to drive our firm and our industry forward, broadening our impact and creating meaningful change.

New Realities

We resolve to create new realities through our steadfast commitment to both the planet and its inhabitants. We will be unwavering in this endeavor to do our part to create a better world.

People First

Our people are our greatest asset and at the core of all we do. We work every day to put our people first in a values-led culture. INTEGRAL | 2021 CORPORATE SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSER) REPORT

Introduction Executive Summary Environment Environmental Footprint Social Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion Health + Well-being Education + Impact Governance Safety + Resilience Conclusion

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Performance Dashboards Appendices Document

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Introduction Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

WE ARE COMMITTED TO… “Acknowledging the climate crisis is also a humanitarian crisis, we approach our work with the conviction to mitigate negative impacts and improve communities. Working with our strategic partners and clients to transform the built environment, regenerative design will become the new standard in sustainability. We believe the circular economy should be embraced in all aspects of building systems, and our work should be rooted in environmental justice. Innovation occurs by shifting our perspectives, finding commonality, and celebrating our differences. With our strength of will, we are built environment activists, sharing our journey transparently and inspiring others to join us.”

Megan White Chief Sustainability Officer

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Environmental Footprint: Creating and advocating for a net-zero future through our operations, thought leadership, and work.

Justice Equity Diversity + Inclusion: Nurturing a diverse and inclusive culture that fosters a sense of belonging and an equitable reality for all.

Health + Well-Being: Providing healthy, fulfilling, and productive workplaces that focus on the human experience to create a great place to work.

Education + Impact: Developing and investing in our people and communities while supporting a culture that inspires innovation and excellence.

Safety + Resilience: Ensuring flexible, safe, and agile working practices to sustain long-term business success as a missiondriven firm.

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Targeting a 30% reduction in emissions combined with offsetting 100% of operational emissions (Scope 1, 2 + 3) by 2030. To see our full list of goals with targets, visit out Environmental Footprint roadmap here.

Targeting 70% of our workforce and 60% of our leadership team to consist of underrepresented groups* by 2030. To see our full list of goals with targets, visit out JEDI roadmap here.

Targeting a global best places to work certification by 2030. To see our full list of goals with targets, visit out Health + Well-Being roadmap here.

Targeting an 80% uptake of professional development funds and charitable giving donations to reach a minimum 3% of profit by 2030. To see our full list of goals with targets, visit out Education + Impact roadmap here.

Targeting 100% of offices to have formalized emergency response plans and Health + Safety committees by 2030 To see our full list of goals with targets, visit out Safety + Resilience roadmap here.

*Underrepresented groups include the following groups; underrepresented minority groups, women, LGBTQIA+, persons with disabilities, active military and veterans.

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Introduction Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

OUR IMPACT

Our global impact can be differentiated into two main streams; our footprint and our handprint. The footprint refers to our internal practices, strategies, initiatives, programs and performance as a firm. The handprint refers to the impact we make through the projects we touch and sharing our knowledge and experience through our thought leadership.

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

The Network Effect | Leveraging our external network to access opportunities to and accelerate positive change.

We acknowledge that when we are walking the talk (footprint) in alignment with our mission (handprint), the opportunity to accelerate our targets is maximised resulting in greater progress for our clients, and within the industry at large. The Network Effect | To achieve our fullest potential we believe in the power of coming together through collaboration and strategic partnerships in order to solve complex problems. External Commitments | Integral Group signs onto impactful external commitments which help drive our business, industry and planet towards achieving goals centered around a sustainable and equitable future. These commitments also serve as external verification measures for our progress. We were a founding signatory of the World Green Building Council’s Net Zero Buildings Commitment and achieved netzero for Scope 1+2 operational emissions 10 years ahead of schedule. Our commitment to Net Zero will be expanding to include every project work we work on as part of the 2040 MEP Challenge we signed in 2021. Since 2013, Integral has made a long-term commitment to employ socially just employment practices by enrolling in ILFI’s Just.(SM) Label program. Our Work | We offer our clients sustainable, healthy and socially equitable outcomes for their projects. For each category in this report, a selection of projects with noteworthy impact have been highlighted. INTEGRAL | 2021 CORPORATE SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSER) REPORT

Appendices

ILFI Carbon Leadership Forum

INDUSTRY World GBC

LETI

Center for the Built Environment (CBE)

Infrastructure

Architecture

University of Victoria

Project Management

Princeton Geo-Exchange Central Plant

Architects

Occupiers

Investors

Owners Contractors

John Hopkins University University of British Columbia

District Planning

Developers

CLIENTS + PARTNERS

University of Sydney

RESEARCH + ACADEMIA

BCIT

INTEGRAL GROUP

Dar Al Handasah

Emory + Yale Schools of Public Health

James Cook University

Energy

DAR PILLAR GROUPS

Performance Dashboards

Conclusion

Safety + Resilience

Net Zero

Climate Resilience Policy + Planning

Reconciliation

COMMUNITIES District Energy

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Introduction Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

INTEGRAL GROUP’S LEADERSHIP Representation Matters | As part of our Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion (JEDI) goals, we are committed to disclosing the diversity within our leadership team annually. We understand that representation at the leadership level matters and that those from underrepresented groups deserve a seat at our table. Underrepresented group self-identified categories include; disability status, gender identity, race + ethnicity, military background, and LGBTQIA+ status. The graphs on the right represent the current status of underrepresented groups within Integral Group’s leadership members.

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Race + Ethnicity of Leadership

Asian, 3.4%

South Asian, 6.9%

White, 89.7%

Disability Status of Leadership

Mobility / Physical Impairments , 3.4% Invisible Disabilities , 3.4% Hearing Disability, 3.4%

None / Prefer not to disclose, 89.7%

Gender Identity of Leadership

100% 80% 60%

Underrepresented Group Representation Within Leadership 37.9% 70.0%

Woman, 20.7%

Man, 79.3%

Sexual Orientation of Leadership

62.1%

40% Bisexual, 3.45%

30.0%

20% 0% Current Year

2030 Target

No

Heterosexual / Prefer not to disclose, 96.6%

Military Representation in Leadership

Yes

*Note, if a leader identifies as belonging to more than one under-represented group, they are only included once in the final calculation.

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Introduction Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

WORKFORCE REPRESENTATION

Reduction in Total Scope 1 + 2 emissions

12.6%

Health + Well-Being

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

JUST 2.0 LABEL

2021

Progress from Baseline

2030 Goal

34.5%

1.6%

50%

Engagement Level 4 Health Care Level 3

Year on Year (2020 to 2021)

% of global workforce made up of women

Family Leave Level 3

Scope 1 + 2 emissions…

Net-Zero

33.7%

12.9%

30%

% of global workforce made up of underrepresented minority groups

By offsetting the post-reduction carbon emissions

GIVING BACK

> 1%

(as defined by country per www.minorityrights.org)

Reduction in flight emissions per person...

85%

59.6%

net profit donated

70% WORKPLACE SAFETY

Since baseline (2018) *Aspects of our 2021 environmental performance have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic globally. While we anticipate our travel and office use to demonstrate emissions growth into 2022, we will be embedding many of the mechanisms for reducing our impact developed through the pandemic response to see a net reduction in emissions from a pre-pandemic baseline.

12%

Appendices

% of global workforce made up of underrepresented groups

(Women, LGBTQIA+, Indigenous, Black, Latinos, Mixed-race, Multi-ethnic, People with Disabilities, and Veterans/Military Status)

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Introduction

Environmental Environmental Footprint Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Environmental Footprint

Peak Mural

Inspired by our work to combat the environmental and social impacts of climate change, our Vancouver employees came together to paint Peak, a mural brought to life from the imagination of Creative Services Marketing Manager, Cathy Chan. The mural depicts a mountainous landscape, with the landscape's lines generated from graphs of global climate records for carbon dioxide emissions, temperature, sea-level change, and arctic sea ice extent from 1880–2020. This art piece came together with the collective effort of staff who helped paint the mural over five days. This installation serves as inspiration for why we do the work we do to address climate change. Together, we can move mountains.

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Introduction

Environmental Footprint Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

PERFORMANCE

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Appendices

kgCO2e

Total GHG Emissions for Integral Group in 2021 (Pre-Offset)

70% GHG Emissions Reduction from Baseline

Scope 2 portfolio and understanding our By consistently tracking our emissions total emissions, as well as our emissions per capita and per m2, we have been able to identify areas to reduce our emissions. Strategies used to help us reduce our emissions include: • Moving our operations to more efficient buildings or merging closely Scope 1 situated offices • Encouraging virtual meetings and remote working during COVID-19 Scopes 1 + 2

GHG Emissions Onsite Energy Production, Green Power purchase + Carbon Credit Purchase through RECs + Carbon Offsets in 2021

Zero Carbon Implementation Plan Released

In 2021, our Zero Carbon Council initiative published our Zero Carbon Operations (ZCO) Implementation Plan, which lays out the 6-step strategy of how we will achieve our environmental goals: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Measure emissions + understand impact Plan transition to all-electric Reduce energy consumption + refrigerant use Look at onsite renewable energy opportunities Purchase local green power Purchase offsite RECs + carbon offsets

135.3

102,259

Total Energy Use Intensity (EUI)

Total GHG Emissions for Business Travel and Employee Commute in 2021 (Post-Offset)

Average kWh/m2

43% Total EUI Reduction from Baseline Year

EUI is an important metric for reporting our portfolio, as it provides normalized energy use data per m2. The WorldGBC Commitment requires that we show reductions in energy consumption. Measuring EUI helps us track our energy efficiency over time and track towards our 2030 target of a 30% consumption reduction across our portfolio.

Environmental Footprint Performance Dashboard

Performance Dashboards

673,174

kgCO2e

As part of The Commitment, we achieved net-zero carbon building emissions for Scopes 1 and 2 in 2020. In 2021, we took the Commitment one step further and included our fleet vehicle Scope 1 emissions to net-zero through the purchase of Good Quality Carbon offsets that are consistent with the Oxford Principles for Net Zero Aligned Carbon Offsetting.

Click here to see a full breakdown of our 2021 emissions by region.

Education + Impact

775,433

We continually track our performance in this category in alignment with the World Resource Institute’s (WRI) greenhouse gas (GHG) emission protocols and actively seek ways to improve our environmental performance in alignment with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC)’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (Commitment). Zero Carbon Commitment | We take our commitment to a deep green future seriously. As a founding signatory of the WorldGBC Commitment, we ensure we are leading the way by reducing our emissions where we can. By following the decarbonization roadmap which was created as part of our CSER program, we released our Zero Carbon Operations (ZCO) Implementation Plan 2021 in line with The Commitment.

Health + Well-Being

kgCO2e

Going Beyond the WorldGBC Commitment

In the next phase of our Net Zero Carbon journey, we will examine Scope 3 emissions, covering business travel, employee commute, and operational waste, and water use. The team will collect quality data first, ensuring reductions and offsets accurately represent actual emissions.

In 2021 we released our ESG Service offerings which will assist clients and partner organizations in achieving their pathway to Net Zero.

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Introduction

Environmental Footprint Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

OUR IMPACT HIGHLIGHTS

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Our biggest impact is our mission; through our projects and in partnership with our clients to lead progress on a better built environment. In order to lead, we must perform; and our CSER strategy underpins our own efforts to address the social and environmental impacts and opportunities of our practice.

Image Credit: Jonathan Hillyer

Achieving Market-rate Zero Net Energy in Hot, Humid Climates – ASHRAE’s ZNE Headquarters Zero Carbon Operations Implementation Plan

Integral Group released its Zero Carbon Operations (ZCO) Implementation Plan in line with the World Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment. Click here to read the ZCO Implementation Plan.

This Zero Net Energy (ZNE) renovation provides a template for achieving ZNE for building stock supporting the global majority. The Integral Group team was challenged with delivering replicable, and costeffective design that achieve ZNE, and it delivered!

Richard Palmer Director, Global Sustainability

New CIBSE Guide on Embodied Carbon in Residential Heating Systems

Research shows that embodied carbon in heating and hot-water systems account for up to 25% of a dwelling’s total embodied carbon. Building on the work of TM65, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Elementa Consulting present their most recent research study, TM65.1: Embodied carbon in building services: residential heating. The guide will enable building service engineers to understand the impact of the systems they design and the products they specify.

Passive House Offers Refuge in a Heating Planet

Clayton Community Centre is Canada’s largest Passive House building, establishing a new standard for sustainable, climate resilient design. During a recent extreme heat wave, the centre was used as a community cooling centre, providing refuge to vulnerable community members.

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Radiant Whole Life Carbon Study

The Radiant Whole Life Carbon Study is intended to cause changes. Changing expectations for what it means to actionably assess carbon. Changing markets by creating something fundamentally sound, yet totally new. And changing minds on just how powerful of a climate change fighting asset an unleashed radiant slab building can be.


Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

ROAD TO NET ZERO | Maximizing Our Impact

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Net Zero Impact | Committed to making a net zero future a reality, through our operations, our work and our influence.

Beyond Buildings, a report issued by the World Green Building Council, with direction and authorship from Integral Group’s Global Lead of Life Cycle Research Louise Hamot and Director, Global Sustainability Richard Palmer, identifies opportunities for how an integrated approach to the whole built environment is essential to deliver change commensurate with the commitments of the Paris Agreement.

Integral Group proudly supports the Carbon Leadership Forum as a signatory member of the MEP 2040 Challenge. To address the impact of the built environment on climate change, systems engineers have a critical role to play in both operational and embodied carbon and need to embrace a whole life carbon approach to MEP design. While low operational carbon and passive design measures have been a target for some time, setting low embodied carbon targets for systems is quite new.

Integral Group became a founding signatory of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings (NZCB) Commitment. The Commitment requires businesses, cities, and regions to take advanced climate action by setting targets to eliminate operational carbon emissions from their building portfolios by 2030, starting with Scope 1 (direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect emissions). In 2020, we successfully achieved net-zero carbon emissions for Scopes 1 and 2, ten years ahead of the requirement, and in 2021 released our Zero Carbon Operations (ZCO) Implementation Plan to remain accountable to the Commitment’s goals.

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Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Justice, Equity, Equity, Diversity Diversity+ +Inclusion Inclusion

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

NAWIC NSW Awards for Excellence Nominees

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is a not-for-profit which seeks to promote and improve the construction industry through the advancement of women. Integral Group had six nominees at 2021’s annual awards, which showcase the achievements and industry advancements of women, men, and organizations in the construction industry. Integral Group Award Nominees: Tatiana Schonhobel, Senior Sustainability Consultant – Category: Future Leader Award Andrew Mather, Regional Director – Category: Male Champion of Change Melissa Nouel, Senior Sustainability Consultant – Category: Contribution to Sustainability Kavita Gusain, Sustainability Consultant – Category: Symal Emerging Leader Award Kim Nguyen, Sustainability Consultant – Category: Multiplex Young Achiever Award Keeley O’Reilly, Marketing + Communications Coordinator – Category: Built Communication, Stakeholder and Media Management Award

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Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Diversity+ +Inclusion Inclusion Justice, Equity, Equity, Diversity

PERFORMANCE

Our diverse and inclusive employee community, with its wide array of perspectives, is foundational to our ability to innovate and stay resilient as a business. We continue to push for fair and inclusive representation at all employee levels and disciplines throughout our organization. Self-identified disclosure of our representation has been a key driver to inform our investment in the creation of programs, policies, opportunities, and initiatives. These focus on the unique needs of each group, hold us accountable to our goals and to showcase who we are as a firm.

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Performance Dashboards

Conclusion

Appendices

Global Representation Global Race + Ethnicity Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin, 0.4% Black, African, African American, Black British, or of any other Black/African background, 2.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% Middle Eastern or North African, 4.2% Two or more races (mixed-race, multiple ethnic groups), 3.2%

White, 60.7%

South Asian, 5.9% Prefer not to say, 4.9% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 0.4%

Asian, 12.8% Caribbean, 0.4% Indigenous Peoples of North America, 0.6%

Self-Reported Sexual Orientation %

Throughout 2021 several diversity-focused initiatives launched with the aim of better supporting, nurturing, and retaining our diverse talent. See more about our programs and initiatives, such as our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Anti-Racism Task Force (ARTF), and Diversity Council, which reinforce our JEDI strategy and progress in the following pages.

Asexual, 1.3%

13.7%

1.3%

Bisexual, 2.5% Gay (Homosexual), 1.3%

of our employees self-reported as having a disability

As we begin to close in on or surpass 2030 targets ahead of schedule, we will reassess our goals to ensure we continue to push forward towards a more equitable future at an accelerated rate. We will use our 2023 Just. Label renewal as an opportunity to review local census information and increase targets where it is appropriate.

of our employees have served or are currently serving in the military

Lesbian, 0.6% Pansexual, 0.4%

Prefer not to disclose, 6.5% Queer, 0.6% Questioning or Unsure, 0.4% Straight (Heterosexual), 86.4%

Underrepresented Groups (%) 100% 80% 60%

JEDI Performance Dashboard

Safety + Resilience

47.6%

59.6%

70.0%

Underrepresented Minority Groups (%) 100%

80%

80%

60%

60%

40%

40%

20%

20%

33.7% 20.8%

30.0%

Baseline Year CLICK HERE INTEGRAL | 2021 CORPORATE SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSER) REPORT

2021

2030 Target

40%

50.0% 32.9%

34.5%

Baseline Year

2021

20%

0%

0%

Gender Distribution (% Female)

100%

0%

Baseline Year

2021

2030 Target

2030 Target

*Underrepresented groups include the following groups; underrepresented minority groups, women, LGBTQIA+, persons with disabilities, active military and veterans.

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Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Diversity+ +Inclusion Inclusion Justice, Equity, Equity, Diversity

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

OUR IMPACT HIGHLIGHTS

International Women’s Day + Women in Engineering Day

Integral Group takes the opportunity each year on International Women’s Day to take stock of our progress towards our 2030 target of gender parity, refocus our strategy and celebrate our progress. We are proud of the wealth of female talent we have attracted and continue to nurture. Women of Integral continue to represent our firm as thought leaders, shape our most important policies, and accelerate the deep green work we are doing across the globe.

Global Just 2.0 Label

Diversity Council + Employee Resource Groups

Our internal Diversity Council is a team made up of global representatives from each of our operating regions who worked alongside Integral Group’s Wellness Council and CSER team to launch the Employee Resource Group (ERG) Program in early 2021. The ERGs are voluntary, team member-led groups focused on fostering diversity, inclusion and belonging. These groups help team members build strong connections; offer social, educational, and outreach activities; create development opportunities for future leaders, and work towards elevating and prioritizing the unique needs of each group. The photo above showcases the LGBTQIA+ ERG’s all-staff virtual PRIDE event.

UC JEDI-Centered Climate Resilience Planning

The Integral Group consultant team was solicited to design and facilitate climate resilience planning workshops for all 15 University of California campuses and medical centers. This planning centers the need for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in order to address existing inequalities that make some communities more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The team developed and 8-step framework to guide each campus and medical center in understanding the key concepts and steps involved in JEDIcentered climate resilience planning.

Our unique backgrounds, experiences, value systems and many other differences are things to be proud of, and acknowledging them is a great start toward promoting a well-rounded workplace. Enabling employees and empowering them to leverage the diversity in their thought process and decision-making tends to promote organizational resilience and growth.

We celebrate the transparency and external benchmarking obtained from our renewal of the JUSTSM 2.0 Label in 2021. We observe that our scores support the message our annual metrics have been displaying in that we must continue to push for greater representation of underrepresented groups, mainly women and underrepresented minority groups, especially in positions of leadership.

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Net Zero Carbon Without the Fanfare

Preethi Santhanam Global Director, People

Image Credit: Blackpoint Design

Marjorie McClure School (UK) is entirely for Special Needs Education (SNE) children and is part for the Department for Education Sustainability Pilot scheme. Integral Group was appointed to undertake the MEP design and Sustainability Consultancy for this Net Zero targeting project which has also become a testament to what can be achieved virtually as it has been designed nearly entirely remotely.


Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Diversity+ +Inclusion Inclusion Justice, Equity, Equity, Diversity

Health + Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

ANTI-RACISM ACTION

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Highlights Include…

In February 2021, our Anti-Racism Task Force (ARTF), a grassroots group of 48 self-selected employees, released its Anti-Racism Action Plan. The Action Plan spans a timeline of now, next, and future leading up to 2030 and was developed through open dialogue sessions and workshops. We aim to create pathways of mobility and access for marginalized, under-resourced, and underrepresented groups.

15 Actions Completed

We continue to stand in solidarity against all forms of racism, keep the internal and external anti-racist dialogue going, and embed meaningful actions into operational programs. These commitments to action have become a driving force within our Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts as a firm.

+ 7 More In Progress

Reconciliation | In late 2021, Reconciliation Working Groups were formed in two of our regions, Australia and Canada. These groups will guide our reconciliation strategy and action planning which will take place throughout 2022 and beyond. We are committed to both truth and reconciliation within all our operating regions and will continue to grow this focus and report on our action and impact in the coming years.

✓ Launched Integral Gives Program Created a formalized approach to giving back to local communities focusing on underrepresented, minority, and under-resourced populations.

✓ Renewed Global Just 2.0 Label Reported organization and employee-related data to demonstrate growth and pathways for change to be a more socially just and equitable firm.

✓ Equipped Hiring Managers and Teams with Local Census Data Provided local race and ethnicity census data compared to current office demographics to help guide recruitment and identify areas of opportunity.

Pushing Progress and Looking Ahead… In-progress actions have been included in our 2022 list for completion. To see a full update around the progress made in 2021 visit Integral Group’s Anti-Racism Action Plan 2022 Update here. Actions for 2022 fall within the following groupings:

Click here to read our Anti-Racism Task Force Action Plan

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Mentorship

Recruitment

Go/No-Go Tools

Integral Gives

Career Development

Founder’s Initiatives

Personal Development

Diversity Council

Training

Communications Plan

Leadership Learning

Advocacy

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Introduction

Environmental Footprint

Justice, Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

Health Health + Well-Being Well-Being

Education + Impact

Safety + Resilience

Conclusion

Performance Dashboards

Appendices

Health + Well-Being

European Offices Celebrate Company Day

Our UK + Serbia teams celebrated their first in-person Company Day since the Covid-19 lockdown. Company Day is an annual event where employees come together to celebrate past successes and understand the future focus for the business. This year’s gathering was especially poignant as we celebrate 35 years of operation in the UK. Featuring external presenters such as Lamington Group and Mates in Mind, there were many insightful talks throughout the day, followed by time to connect for some team-building and fun bonding activities.

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PERFORMANCE

We recognize that health and well-being is an essential focus within our offices and plays a crucial role in our corporate culture. Health and well-being has also increasingly become a focal point in our design and consultancy work. We have enhanced our health and well-being standards across the company and will continue to engage staff through initiatives such as the Wellness Council and Healthy Heads Employee Resource Group to understand employee interest and priorities. We aim to help our employees create a healthy balance for themselves and reinforce the concept that a life lived authentically allows each person the freedom to show up as their best selves and do their best work.

Just 2.0 Label | Employee Engagement • • •

Proactively advancing a culture and work environment where employees feel inspired, motivated, and engaged Creating ongoing opportunities for employees to engage in activities that track towards our sustainability goals. Level 4 Achieved

Just 2.0 Label | Family Leave

Just 2.0 Label | Health Care

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Enabling employees to fulfill their parental responsibilities, care for loved ones, and themselves by providing comprehensive paid family and medical leave, sick leave and flexible working arrangements 15 weeks paid parental leave Level 3 Achieved

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Understanding that employees need point of care medical treatment as well as health and well-being supports. Providing regionally applicable employee benefits plans which ensure the medical needs of all employees are met. Level 3 Achieved

Through global initiatives, policies and benefits, as well as grassroots activities and events within our offices, we are on a journey to be listed as one of the best places to work by 2030.

Employee Recognition Program

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Launched in 2021, the Cheers for Peers program: • Allows employees to give kudos to their colleagues • Fosters a culture of recognition and gratitude • Highlights valuable team-based contribution

New-Office Checklist

Ensuring the health + well-being of employees is purposely designed into our workspaces. Managing principals have been provided a checklist to help them provide healthy workplaces that spark collaboration. The checklist incorporates best practices from: • Fitwel guidelines • Living Building Challenge standards • Activity-based workplace design

Mental Well-Being App

Going beyond healthcare and providing preventative well-being resources to support employees to achieve their wellbeing goals, we have provided premium access to meditation apps since 2019. At the start of 2022, Integral switched to Calm.

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LEED Zero Energy Certified Medical Office Building

Retrofit, Wellness and Smart Features

The office building refurbishment and fit-out project at 15 Bonhill Street, London, provides a new contemporary office space which incorporates multiple health and wellness features and targets Fitwel Certification. With features like greywater harvesting, seasonal vegetation produced on site for consumption, integration of nature, natural daylight optimization, on-site bicycle storage, dedicated wellness spaces, exercise rooms, and a winter garden space, this is a true exemplification of a healthy building.

This all-electric medical office building is measured and verified Zero Net Energy and Zero Net Carbon…all at a first cost savings of over $1M! The concept includes pragmatic design solutions that meet or exceed the LEED Gold sustainability requirement. The project has received a LEED Zero Energy Certification, the first for a medical facility in North America. It is LEED Platinum Certified, earning every available energy credit, and received the 2021 USGBC Leadership Award.

Living Building Challenge Zero Carbon & Petal Certified

The Sonoma Academy Janet Durgin Guild + Commons project has received the first-ever Living Building Challenge (LBC) Zero Carbon Certification in California and is the first project to be both Zero Carbon and Petal Certified (Energy, Materials, Equity, Beauty) by International Living Future Institute. The project is also LEED Platinum certified and is currently targeting WELL v2. This is yet another testament to the project’s revolutionary sustainable design and operation that puts wellness, sustainability, and occupant comfort at the forefront.

Health and well-being is about providing a safe environment for everyone to do their best work and feel that they can thrive. Employees should talk to their friends and colleagues about the good times as well as the not-so-good in their life. As an engineering firm we solve both simple and complex engineering problems everyday by working together. We must create that same environment for our people to solve life problems while supporting their unique and personal needs.

Wellness Council + Mental Health Awareness

Image Credit: KATO Architects and ZGF Architects

Combustion Free in Vermont

Burr and Burton Academy expanded their campus with Founders Hall, a new 25,000 ft2, three-story center for integrated studies. The net-zero ready designed building surrounds a new mass timber library, designed to promote psychological health and wellness among its occupants.

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Brian Goldsmith Regional Director, UK & Europe

Throughout 2021 Integral Group’s internal Wellness Council, a team made up of global representatives from each of our operating regions, focused in on the topic of mental health, which became more prominent than ever as the world continued to deal with the impacts of a global pandemic. Initiatives launched include our Healthy Heads Employee Resource Group – centered around mental health in the workplace, and a global video campaign featuring leadership sharing their experiences with mental health.


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OUR APPROACH TO WELLNESS…

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We look at our employee health and wellbeing with a holistic approach, considering all dimensions of health + wellness: physical, occupational, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social, environmental, and financial. Spiritual

We believe spiritual health can offer an expanded sense of meaning, purpose, and belonging. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace where employees feel open to exploring their inner selves and expressing themselves spiritually at work. We believe our employee’s spiritual health is an essential and deeply personal journey. We support them with tools like our meditation app subscription, inclusion programs, and encouraging personal development.

Physical

Our quality of life is significantly impacted by our physical wellness especially when it comes to our ability to remain physically active, sleep well, and eat nutritiously to prevent illness or manage chronic health conditions. We offer a range of physical health supports such as on-site fitness facilities, monthly health spending allowances, nutritious snacks, company sports leagues, and more. We take our physical health seriously and have fun while we do it!

Social

Meaningful and supportive relationships are a vital component of human health. Creating trusting, communicative relationships with colleagues can enrich workplace culture and support an individual’s social health. By providing avenues to spark and nurture these relationships, such as teambuilding events, social committees, reinforcing clear boundaries, and more, we enable employees to create genuine connections.

Financial

Effectively managing personal finances is a key component of overall health, as financial struggles can often be a major source of stress in life. We offer regionalized and customizable financial benefits such as our company-matched retirement savings plans, flexible and tax-free savings accounts, workplace nursery benefits, life and disability insurance, financial wellness seminars. We want to ensure we meet employees’ unique, present, and future economic needs.

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Emotional

During COVID-19, a focus on emotional wellness has proven more critical than ever before in the workplace. We support employees by offering flexible working, providing soft skills training on handling conflict, and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). We help employees take care of their emotional health to manage work-related stress and provide the tools they need to adapt to change.

Occupational

With an employee base of sustainably-minded people, we know that aligning one’s workplace mission with their values generates a greater sense of purpose at work. Creating a lifestyle that enables a sense of satisfaction, meaning and reward is supported by working for a company whose own purpose is one to do good things in the world. Our Deep Green mission and our company values aim to do just that. With programs such as our Career Mobility and Mentorship, we love to watch our people grow and succeed within the firm.

Intellectual

Continued intellectual health and fostering creativity is a lifelong journey of ongoing growth. By offering engaging and mentally-stimulating opportunities for employees so they can continue to challenge themselves and expand their existing skills, and creating avenues to share skills and knowledge with others, employees can utilize the workplace to support this dimension of their wellness. We provide additional opportunities for intellectual growth, such as cultural awareness training, professional development funding, and community involvement.

Environmental

As a Deep Green engineering and consulting firm, environmental wellness is an essential dimension embedded in everything we do. With a focus on learning about and positively impacting the planet’s health, we support our employees in living eco-friendly lifestyles, battle issues such as eco-anxiety and provide healthy buildings with natural ventilation, access to daylight, views of nature, and more to our employees and our clients. We deeply value and respect the relationship between our people, communities, and environment and look to nurture it through our mission, work, and internal operations. With programs such as Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced waste diversion, and more, we remain committed to the well-being of our people and our planet. Dimensions of Wellness Graphic sourced from: https://shcs.ucdavis.edu/health-and-wellness/eight-dimensions-wellness

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Earth Day Volunteering Event for the Austin, Texas Office

Our Austin, Texas office has an annual tradition of volunteering together to celebrate Earth Day. This year, they were able to utilize their Integral Gives hours to volunteer with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, where they were able to reconnect with nature, devoting the day to getting their hands dirty, weeding the gardens, and enjoying time together while giving back to their community.

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In 2021 Integral Group and its employees supported over 20 charitable organizations, including:

The category of Education + Impact covers our commitment to internal professional training, development, and employee engagement, as well as external involvement and contributions to our local communities. Through our youth outreach, internship program, and internal education, we look to build a future pipeline of engineers and environmental activists. Integral Gives | Launched in 2021, the Integral Gives program was a passion project stemming from the Impact Fund. Integral Gives helped create our global framework which formalizes the commitment and approach we use to giving back to our local communities. Aligning with the goals in our Anti-Racism Task Force Action Plan and Just 2.0 Label, Integral Gives focuses on supporting our communities by utilizing our technical expertise, time, and funds. The program focuses on giving back, offering each employee flexible paid volunteer hours to use throughout the year through volunteering, youth outreach, and pro bono work. Integral Gives also manages the firm-wide charitable giving. In 2021, Integral Group donated >1% of net profit, supporting ten charitable organizations globally. There were also several grassroots fundraisers brought forward by employees supported by the firm at the office level.

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of employees engaged in the Integral Gives program through volunteering, youth outreach and pro-bono work in its inaugural year

Integral Gives supported the completion of four pro bono projects in local communities. We had the privilege of supporting four pro bono projects in 2021, with one project in each operating region. One of the most impactful ways employees can give back, is through the use of their skills on meaningful projects serving their communities. We look forward to broadening Integral Gives’ impact through its pro bono stream in the future. Employees completed the following pro bono projects in 2021: •

Tiny Home Village | Victoria, BC, Canada

Re-Imagining Benefield | Richmond, VA, USA

Lakehouse HAA – Housing All Australians | Melbourne, VIC Australia

Newlands Southend YMCA | London, United Kingdom

If your organization is looking for a pro bono partner, please get in touch with our Integral Gives team here.

Image Credit: Aryze Developments

Tiny Home Village in Victoria, BC | Pro Bono Highlight This project launched in December 2020 together with the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness. The Tiny Home Village was constructed as a transitional housing solution to provide thirty temporary homes from re-purposed shipping containers. Read more on the project in this article from CBC News!

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OUR IMPACT HIGHLIGHTS

PCA National Mentorship Program Appointments

Integral Group would like to congratulate Sustainability Consultants Kavita Gusain and Tatiana Schonhobel on their selection to participate in the 20212022 Property Council of Australia (PCA)’s National Mentoring Program.

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Knowledge sharing, industry collaboration and training are all key if we want to create a better environment and communities at a large scale. We cannot keep our lessons learned close to our chest if we are serious about making an impact.

Image Credit: Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Building Forward – Educating the Next Generation

We also extend congratulations to Andrew Mather, Regional Director, and Ken Loh, Senior Principal who have been selected again to mentor the 2021-2022 cohort. Ken, now in his fifth year as a mentor said “Investing in our future leaders is a way to give back to the industry that has provided me with so many opportunities. Plus, there is so much to learn from our mentees”.

The Chesapeake Bay – Mason and Joan Brock Classroom addition is a project that struck us near and dear to the heart, with a compelling mission to create a facility that will educate future generations and hopefully guide them towards sustainably focused careers. The project demonstrated unwavering commitment to educate the community on the importance and fragility of the bay, we designed a classroom expansion to meet Net Zero energy, Net Zero Water, and ILFI Material Rd List requirements in the heart of this environmentally-sensitive ecosystem.

Organic Mentorship Program. Mentorship is a key piece of the puzzle when it comes to nurturing and growing talent within the firm. Focused on developing, supporting, building confidence, and guiding employees in their career path’s, the Tell Us More mentorship program offers organic avenues to mentorship. With a diverse group of mentors available across the globe, employees may select the right fit for them to build and leverage the mentorship relationship to best suit their unique needs.

Since 2012, we have taken the opportunity to celebrate the most impactful projects through the annual Integral Awards initiative, created by our founder, Kevin Hydes. The awards celebrate technical excellence on projects, as well as innovation through internal initiatives. The awards are externally adjudicated by recognized experts from their respective fields within the industry. You can see many of our Integral Awards submissions featured throughout the report as handprint highlights.

Integral Awards for Innovation + Excellence

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Louise Hamot Global Lead, Sustainable Innovation

Pushing the Needle Forward

The Impact Fund is about investing in our business wisely to showcase our specialist knowledge in the many different areas we work globally. Employees submit applications which will impact our industry at scale, push boundaries, create efficiencies and allow new opportunities for growth. The resulting white papers will develop our industry thought leadership. Successful selections receive funding as a firm research and development investment. Successful projects from past years Impact Fund include projects like the inception of London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI), and Whole Life Carbon in MEP Design Research and Publication.


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CULTIVATING TALENT AND BROADENING OUR REACH

Our collective impact is rooted in our internal education, training, and development programs. These programs nurture talent in-house, inspiring employees to branch out and share our thought leadership within the industry. By disseminating knowledge, experience. and expertise, we move the needle forward and expand our reach through our work. 2021 highlights include: •

Integral Training Academy – a central platform for employee learning. This program began in our UK and Belgrade offices and is planned for global expansion.

Certified Professional Development (CPD) Programme – delivering a range of important subjects relevant to designing sustainable buildings for any organization working within the construction industry.

UVA Capstone – Richard Palmer and Chris Runde of Ross & Baruzzini supported a final year systems engineering project team in conceiving and delivering a Capstone project considering the decarbonization and electrification of building systems.

Engineering Insights Podcast – This ten-part podcast series features our consultants sharing their knowledge on sustainability, innovation and performance engineering. It speaks to the latest in technical advancements, current trends and going beyond compliance to meet the needs of clients and to build better for a sustainable future.

Industry Appointments: •

Stanton Stafford named 2021 USGBC LEED Fellow

Alex Krickx, Melissa Noel, and Tatianna Schonhobel appointed to GBCA Expert Reference Panel

Technical Expertise External Mentorship

Industry Leadership

Knowledge Sharing

BIM Training

Internal Mentorship Program

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Integral Training Academy Essential Soft Skills Training

Mechanical & Electrical Academies Lunch & Learns

IG Talks

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University of Victoria Student Residences

Integral Group is providing mechanical engineering consulting and energy modelling services to the new student residence of University of Victoria in addition to a new commercial kitchen, server and dining facility serving the entire campus. New conference spaces and classrooms are also included as part of the development. The new student housing will consist of 780 bedrooms with associated lounge and study spaces split across two buildings with phased construction.

We are supporting the building design team and client by providing information on mechanical system options, infrastructure requirements, space planning, thermal comfort concepts, overheating analysis, Passive House mechanical design guidance, energy reduction and energy targets. The project is targeting Passive House and LEED Gold Certification with the first phase slated for completion in 2022.

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System Upgrades

The Safety + Resilience category represents our internal governance structure as well as the project and planning work we undertake and lead in the realm of resilience. We embrace the traditional approach to Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) which guides us to ensure our offices remain a safe place for employees to work. We also place an emphasis on ensuring comprehensive contingency planning and focus on resilience as part of our operational strategy.

Thought Leadership | Employees took on important additional responsibilities to research how our expertise in ventilation and computational-fluid dynamics could provide solutions to reduce the risk of airborne disease.

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IT INFRASTRUCTURE

COVID-19 Response | As we entered the second year of COVID-19, a regionally appropriate response remained a top priority in ensuring safe and resilient workplaces for our employees and our business. To the right is a map of our global COVID-19 response.

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Room Occupancy Limits PROTOCOL

PREVENTION

Temporary WFH

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Vaccination Policy

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PEOPLE

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Safe Ways to Commute

Virtual Client Meetings Increased Collaboration with Dar GI Pillar IG Vision | Getting Back to Work in the PostCOVID-19 Office

People First Equitable

Insight |Evaluating the Risk of COVID-19 on School Campuses By H. Wilson CONNECTION

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COMMUNICATION

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Insight | Mechanical Principles behind A Safe Return to School By T. Do

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Image Credit: Stockdale Partners

IT Disaster Recovery Plans

As part of the Information Technology Business Continuity Plan, a global disaster recovery approach has been determined and documented to ensure an Emergency Notification Team and Support teams are now in place to guarantee a swift and efficient recovery no matter what the disaster circumstance requires. The plan includes a revised data backup policy, emergency management procedures, and damage assessment protocols.

Never has the importance of Safety & Resilience been so critical to our business, our colleagues and our clients. The past two years have required us to look at how we operate and maintain our business, how we work remotely, and how we continue to deliver great work for our clients. We have refocussed our approach to building design in light of the global virus that has impacted us all to reinforce the importance of safety within buildings and systems.

Doug Kerr Chief Risk Officer

Policies and Training Series

The Legal, Compliance, and Risk team (LCR) hosted “Summer Series” of informal 30–60-minute risk management presentations on various topics, including design-build, residential related services, hiring former government employees, cross border considerations, large developer infrastructure projects, and scope as mitigation.

Bays West Sustainability Strategy

The environmental sustainability priorities facing governments and communities globally are brought into focus for the strategic renewal of Sydney Harbor. The sustainability focus for the strategic renewal of Sydney Harbor required a framework built on governance, assurance, and built environment certification. Stakeholders gained clarity of authority across the project life cycle and into the future. The sustainability concepts are framed by an overarching commitment to Connection with Country – the recognition and responsibility that this place was, is, and will continue to be a place of cultural significance for Aboriginal Peoples of Australia.

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Navigating Complex Rate Structures + PPAs

The goal of the Campus at Horton Plaza Redevelopment study was to assist the client in designing a solar and storage system, selecting an applicable rate structure, and negotiating an appropriate Power Performance Agreement (PPA) that would allow for maximum cost savings in the face of design and operational uncertainty brought on by COVID-19. By using stochastic analysis over financial analysis, Integral Group enabled the client to consider key factors such as drastic utility rate swings, weather variations, and building demand shifts which lead to maximized savings.

Climate change is already affecting our communities today, with heatwaves, flooding and other climate-related impacts becoming more severe into the future. By integrating a climate resilience lens, our design and planning teams are playing a key role in designing buildings that are safer, more comfortable and that will better stand up to future conditions.

Robin Hawker Associate – Climate Resilience


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Sonoma Academy Janet Durgin Guild + Commons, California The Janet Durgin Guild and Commons has been awarded the first Living Building Challenge Zero Carbon Certification in California, and was the first to be both Zero Carbon and Petals (Energy, Materials, Equity, Beauty) Certified by ILFI. The Guild is a large maker space that opens onto a patio and outdoor teaching spaces, providing hands-on learning experiences related to industrial design, engineering, electronics, and animation and film.

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Acknowledgements

The CSER Program, including the report, programs, initiatives, and staff engagement events, is only possible through the contributions from so many employees across the firm. Our global team of representatives includes a network of Office Champions, CSER Initiative members, Anti-Racism Task Force members, Employee Resource Group members, Peer Reviewers, Leadership Sponsors, Operational Teams (Finance, People, Marketing, IT and Administration), and a Core CSER Team. Everyone involved provides expertise, effort, passion, and dedication which deserves recognition. Thank you to each person no matter how small or large your contribution. We are grateful to all employees who have attended and participated in workshops. Our “One Team, One Dream” mentality is what helps us to reach our ESG goals in the longand short-term, and every contribution is valued deeply, and shapes who we are. #WeAreIntegral See a full list of acknowledgements in our appendix here.

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ESG Advisory Services

Environment and Social Governance (ESG) reporting and investing is becoming more important to businesses of all kinds – for many reasons, including the commercial opportunities around access to capital, as a public expression of corporate values, and as an articulation of a vision for the future. To successfully navigate this process, you need sound strategic advice, to create an ESG vision which aligns with your values as a business, so that ESG generates tangible benefits for the environment and the communities in which you work. You also need to know that the goals you are setting are both ambitious and achievable, which calls for technical analysis to test and confirm your strategy.

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Pro Bono Opportunities

Integral Group is always open to hearing about opportunities to give back to our communities that align with our mission, values, and commitments. If you have a pro bono inquiry, partnership, or opportunity to discuss, we would love to hear from you. Get in touch with our Integral Gives Team about a pro bono opportunity or partnership below.

We believe in business’ ability to be part of the solution, and we support companies of all kinds to undertake the urgent and necessary shift to bring our world back to thriving. Our experience in shaping and delivering building projects which are a net benefit to their places gives us a deep understanding of the relationship between setting a vision and the realization of that potential. We’d love to work with you to find how your business can make a real difference. Get in touch with our team below.

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Mary Casey Principal

Contact us by email: integralgives@integralgroup.com

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