Fourteen public and private sector infrastructure executives signed the Equity in Infrastructure Project (EIP) Pledge and EIP launched its California Plan initiative at ENR’s LA Infrastructure Forum on Nov. 20.
Fourteen public and private sector infrastructure executives signed the Equity in Infrastructure Project (EIP) Pledge. EIP launched its California Plan initiative at ENR’s L.A. Infrastructure Forum on Nov. 20. The Forum brought together hundreds of infrastructure leaders from across the Southland and the nation, who marked the second anniversary of the federal infrastructure law as the 10 Freeway was reopened after emergency repairs.
Fourteen public and private sector infrastructure executives on Nov. 20 signed the Equity in Infrastructure Project (EIP) Pledge. The signing took place at Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) LA Infrastructure Forum, which also included the launch of EIP’s California Plan initiative.
Chicago and Philadelphia have signed an agreement that would allow small and minority-owned businesses to work for both agencies under one certification.
Transit agencies in Chicago and Philadelphia signed an agreement Monday to share their small business certification databases, in what they hope will be a first step toward a national database that would boost hiring of historically underutilized businesses.
Two major transit agencies signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to recognize one another’s certified small and minority owned businesses—an effort aimed at bringing more equity to contracting for transportation projects.
Chicago and Philadelphia’s reciprocal arrangement for disadvantaged businesses could become a national model.
Anser Advisory Pledges to Increase Equity in Infrastructure, Support Building Generational Wealth for Historically Underutilized Businesses
Anser Advisory, ranked 14 in ENR’s 2022 Top 50 Program Management Firms, 2nd on the Zweig AE Fastest Growing Hot List for 2022, and a certified Great Places to Work organization, has increased their commitment to equity through supporting the Equity in Infrastructure Project (EIP).
Shawn Wilson, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, on right, signs onto the Equity in Infrastructure Project on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022, along with heads of five other state transportation infrastructure agencies.
Six state DOTs have pledged to create more prime contracting opportunities for historically disadvantaged businesses in IIJA work.