SNC-Lavalin* is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. SNC-Lavalin companies provide engineering, procurement, construction, project management and project financing services to a variety of industry sectors, including agrifood, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, hydrocarbons & chemicals, environment, heavy construction, mass transit, mining and metallurgy, power and water management.
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has been active internationally for 50 years, establishing a multicultural network that spans every continent. The SNC-Lavalin companies have offices across Canada and in over 35 other countries around the world and are currently working in some 100 countries.
SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for quality, health and safety, and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.
SNC-Lavalin's business strategy is founded on a strategic vision:BE THE GLOBAL TOP-OF-MIND ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SOLUTION PROVIDER WITH DEEP LOCAL IMPACT.
A world undergoing constant changes makes it imperative for a business to adapt itself to seize opportunities. At SNC-Lavalin, strategic planning is a dynamic and ongoing process developed to make sure that the Company is quick to respond to market opportunities and the needs of its clients. The Company also believes that the success of any strategy lies in its execution. Thus, the strategic vision has been distilled into a set of strategic priorities by management and the Board of Directors that are reflected in the priorities and targets of every employee.
The following seven strategic priorities will ensure that SNC-Lavalin continues to grow and be successful by serving the needs of its clients, employees, shareholders and the communities where it is active.
- Operational excellence
Successful project delivery is at the heart of achieving operational excellence which is required for SNC-Lavalin to retain the trust of its clients, existing and new. Successful project delivery includes exceeding targets for health and safety performance, budget, schedule and client satisfaction.
- Improve competitiveness
A focus on cost-efficiency, supported by strong capabilities and experience, will be key to ensuring that the Company is consistently selected by clients as their partner of choice on major projects.
- Stronger relationships with clients
Creating strong relationships with clients will ensure that SNC-Lavalin remains top-of-mind and becomes a true partner to its clients.
- Geographic diversification and growth of markets and offerings
Expansion of geographic, product and sector coverage will be an important component to access growing markets where the Company can continue its successful growth trajectory. The ability to deliver local projects using local resources will be a key component in delivering the geographic growth strategy.
- Recruit, identify and develop the best talent in the industry
SNC-Lavalin will continue to attract the best talent and offer compelling career opportunities to retain that talent, supported by a strong talent management approach. The Company will use a global approach to finding talent which will enable it to have highly skilled resources across the globe.
- Financial strength
Maintaining a strong balance sheet and financial performance is important not only for the Company's shareholders and credit providers but also to provide its clients with the knowledge that it is able to maintain stability while delivering projects it undertakes on their behalf.
- Corporate social responsibility
The Company has deep respect for its social obligations and will act, and be known, as a socially responsible company. This includes engaging itself with the broader community wherever the work is performed.