Safety & Health

Safety is a core tenet of Vulcan’s culture. We strive to ensure a safe and healthy workplace that also promotes the well-being of our employees, contractors and communities. Our entire organization is committed to ensuring that our people return home as healthy and safe as when they left for work.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2020 Safety & Health Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Safety, Health & Environmental Stewardship Policy (PDF)
  • Guidelines for Contractors (PDF)
  • Product Hazard Warning SPI (PDF)
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Safety: Safety drives and reinforces every action we take.

92%

of 516 Facilities with ZERO Lost-Time Injuries

2020

0.88

Reportable/Recordable Injury Per 200k Hours Worked

2020

110,350

Hours of Safety & Health Training Delivered

2020

~100

Safety & Health Audits Conducted

2020

67%

MSHA Inspections with Zero Citations

2020

1,877

Near-Miss Incidents Reported

2020

Health: Continually innovating to protect employee health and well-being.

Environmental Stewardship

We believe responsible, sustainable operations benefit our communities and drive positive results for the long term. As an industry leader, Vulcan’s aim has always been to meet— and strive to exceed﹘all federal, state and local environmental regulations.  It’s the right thing to do for society, for our business and our stakeholders.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2020 Environmental Stewardship Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Safety, Health & Environmental Stewardship Policy (PDF)
  • Guidelines for Contractors (PDF)
  • Product Hazard Warning SPI (PDF)
  • 2020 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Climate Change Questionnaire (PDF)
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Land: Managing land sustainably for the long term.

~240,000

Acres of Land in Our Portfolio

2020

37

Wildlife Habitat Council Certified Sites

2020

6,300+

Acres in Mitigation Banks & Conservation Easements

2020

42

Environmental Awards and Recognitions

2020

Energy: Managing energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

113.3%

Scope 1-2 GHG Emissions

2019 vs. 2015 (baseline)

79.8%

Scope 1-2 GHG Emissions per Revenue $

2019 vs. 2015 (baseline)

97.3%

Scope 1-2 GHG Emissions per Ton Shipped

2019 vs. 2015 (baseline)

-90%

Mobile Equipment Emissions

Tier 4 vs. Tier 0 Engine

Air: Running our operations to protect the air.

94%

PM10 Reduction with Processing Equip. Dust Control Systems

96%

NOx Reduction - CAT 988 Loader Tier 4 vs. Tier 1

Water: Preserving and protecting our water resources.

70%

Mining Sites That Recycle Water (estimated)

2020

>99%

Compliance Rate With Permitted Discharge Limits

2020

Waste: Reducing waste generation and increasing recycling.

8.5MM Tons

Recycled Crushed Aggregate Base Produced

2016-2020

6.3MM+ Tons

Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Used

2016-2020

0.019

Total Waste Intensity - Per 1,000 Tons Production All Products

2020

1.85MM+ Gallons

Used Oil Recycled

2016-2020

830+ Tons

Used Oil Filters Recycled

2016-2020

42 Tons

Batteries Recycled

2016-2020

78 Tons

Empty Aerosol Cans Recycled

2016-2020

85,000+

Light Bulbs Recycled

2016-2020

People

Vulcan’s commitment to our people has played a key role in the ongoing success and growth of our company throughout our long history. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of mutual respect, integrity, teamwork and trust among the more than 8,700 members of the Vulcan family.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2020 People Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Fair Employment Policy (PDF)
  • Sexual Harassment Policy (PDF)
  • Unlawful Harassment/Retaliation Policy (PDF)
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Diversity & Inclusion: Building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

36%

Diversity of Board of Directors

2020

37.2%

Workforce Diversity

2020

More than 2x

Increase in Division & Corporate Officer Diversity

Since 2013

36.5%

Diversity of New Hires

2020

526

Veterans Employed (Self-Identified)

2020

$500,000

Grant to Support Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

Growth & Development: We invest in the growth and development of our employees.

8,765

Employees

2020

10.7

Years Average Tenure

2020

1,189

New Hires

2020

111,683

Employee Training Hours

2020

354

Interns Hired

2016-2020

143

Operations and Sales Trainees Hired

2016-2020

95%

401k Employee Participation Rate

2020

Community

Throughout our history as a public company, we have been guided by a fundamental belief that we will do well as a company by doing good – for our own people and for the communities where we operate. This philosophy has been instrumental in our continuing growth and prosperity across our operations. Our stewardship begins with people, continues with our land and extends outward. We believe that it is essential that we always serve as good citizens who are engaged with our neighbors and the communities in which we operate.

 

Policy & Resources

  • 2020 Community Datasheet (PDF) (Excel)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Process Table (PDF)
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Giving: Leveraging the Vulcan Foundation and corporate giving to support employee volunteerism.

$37.14MM

Community Giving & Support (Foundation, Non-Foundation and Matching Gifts)

2016-2020

814

Foundation & Matching Gift Recipients

2020

$2.41MM

Matching Gifts

2016-2020

Support: Committed to serving and supporting.

519,772

Meals Donated to Feed the Hungry

2020

623,726

Pounds of Food Donated To Feed The Hungry

2020

225

Partner Schools

2020

704

Scholarships Awarded

2016-2020

$2.61MM

Scholarship Funds Awarded

2016-2020

108,562

Visitors to Vulcan Facilities

2016-2020

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11,369

Quarry Crusher Run Participants

2016-2020

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$591,384

Raised for Charity by Quarry Crusher Run Series

2016-2020

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25

TV/Film Shoots Hosted

2016-2020

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Governance

Sound corporate governance, including effective oversight, accountability and transparency, is the foundation of sustainable long-term success. Our commitment to Corporate Governance Excellence has enabled our company to grow and flourish as we fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality products and services to our customers while delivering value to our shareholders, people, business partners and the communities we serve. 

 

Policy & Resources

  • Code of Ethics (PDF)
  • Business Conduct Policy (English PDF) (Spanish PDF)
  • Internal Audit Policy (PDF)
  • Whistleblower Policy (PDF)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Process Table (PDF) 
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