2017 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

Engaged Employees

Our people are the key to our success and sustainability as a company. We aim to engage and inspire our employees every day, providing them education and development opportunities to help them grow personally and professionally. Employee ownership has differentiated Davey in our industry and beyond, and enables us to strive to provide superior tree, landscape and environmental service to our clients. This section contains our management approach and annual performance for the following material environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics below.

Employee Attraction & Retention

As a provider of environmental services, attracting and retaining top talent is critical to our success. We actively recruit candidates who share our commitment to advance the green industry. While our industry faces challenges of seasonal employment and high average turnover, our structure as an employee-owned company enables our talented employees to invest in us as we invest in them.

Employee Education & Development

Davey employees embody the excellent service we provide to our residential, utility, commercial and government clients. We engage our employees by making it possible to grow alongside the company, providing ongoing opportunities for career advancement and personal development. Davey provides a wide array of educational and developmental programs company-wide, through distance learning, local and corporate opportunities.