Stephen G. Kaniewski Valmont President and Chief Executive Officer

Everything Valmont® does conserves resources and improves life – it’s our purpose as a company. Sustainability is at our core, influencing all decision-making as we shape the future by creating vital infrastructure and advancing agricultural productivity to meet the world’s most significant challenges.

For nearly 80 years, our focus on sustainability has clarified our purpose as a company, promotes efficiency and creates long-term value for our stakeholders. Simply put, sustainability improves the bottom line for Valmont and helps us feed and connect the world.

We are on a journey that requires continuous improvement today, tomorrow and the next day. Within our sustainability report are several stories of the significant strides we are taking in reaching our ambitious 2025 sustainability goals.

Valmont has significantly reduced our manufacturing facilities’ environmental footprint in the past five years, reducing energy and normalized emissions by 43% and combustion fuel mobile source emissions by 27%. In that same period, revenues at Valmont have increased by nearly $1.6 billion dollars. We also continue growing a robust, inclusive and diverse culture, highlighted by increasing 18.7% in people of color (BIPOC) and an increase of 21% in female leadership representation within our U.S. workforce over the last five years.

Valmont will continue taking Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) seriously. By measuring impacts and using that knowledge to define our forward-looking commitment, our actions strengthen our leadership role in providing sustainable infrastructure and agriculture solutions to the world.

I’m proud of the lasting value we’ve created on this sustainability journey. To continue our progress, digital solutions and emerging technologies will play a critical role. Our emphasis on digital transformation in 2023 will increase productivity and efficiency and make our solutions more resilient and responsive, all while improving lives.

We’ve been meeting the increasing demands of an ever-changing world since 1946. We’ve made good progress, and there is still a long way to go. We remain committed to doing more with less by saving resources, reducing impact and improving tomorrow for future generations. That’s the value we add. Stephen G. Kaniewski Valmont President and Chief Executive Officer

Improving life through sustainability.

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Through nearly 80 years of innovation and expertise, Valmont® stands positioned to make life better by creating a more sustainable, connected and prosperous world for all.




Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG): How we’re making life better for all.

The ESG framework guides our strategy and efforts to create value and growth while fulfilling our purpose to conserve resources and improve life.

01 Environmental

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Conserving resources and continuously improving environmental performance. Learn More

02 Social

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Creating a global culture that supports the health, safety and well-being of our people. Learn More

03 Governance

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Managing for today and tomorrow, responsibly. Learn More

Sustainability Starts at the Top

Sustainability Starts at the Top

Stephen G. Kaniewski Valmont President and Chief Executive Officer

Mogens C. Bay Valmont Chairman of the Board

“Everything we do conserves resources and improves life — it’s our purpose as a company.” Read full statement

UN Goals Meeting the world’s sustainability goals The United Nations has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that serve as a framework to create a more environmentally friendly and inclusive world by 2030. Of those, we impact 16, but focus on four key areas to help transform the world:

Sustainable Development Goal 2 Zero Hunger

We’re committed — and have been since our founding — to working toward 0% world hunger.

Sustainable Development Goal 7 Affordable and Clean Energy

We continue to make clean energy more efficient and affordable.

Sustainable Development Goal 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

We’re developing reliable and sustainable infrastructure to support economic development and human well-being.

Sustainable Development Goal 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

We’re reducing the environmental impact of cities by making them safer, more accessible and more resilient against climate disasters.

Operating sustainably

Operating sustainably

Discover our sustainability highlights

We are fully invested in sustainable solutions and innovative digital transformation within our facilities.

The amount of electricity consumption reduced. 29.3K kWh/$M

The percentage by which we beat our annual carbon intensity target since 2018. 33%

Amount of carbon emissions reduced since 2018. 22,000 MT+

The cost avoidance in electricity consumption since 2018.  $16M

Sustainable solutions

Sustainable solutions

Supporting sustainability outcomes

Valmont innovates, engineers and manufactures sustainable solutions to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Our solar solutions support 7K GWh, equal to keeping over 1.1 M cars off the road for an entire year.  7K GWh

Percentage of Valmont utility structures sold in North America are used to harden the electric grid, helping to combat the $169.8B impact caused by climate-related events in 2022. 96%

Valmont EV charging structures support zero-emission buses. These buses have helped save 671K MT of CO2 in 2022 (U.S.), equal to taking nearly 145K cars off the road for an entire year. 671K MT CO₂

More people gained access to the internet from 2020 to 2022. 715M

Water saved globally each year with Valley® center pivots. 4T gal

CO₂ reduced annually by remote connected devices, equal to over 23M pounds of coal burned. 21K MT of CO₂

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Valmont® infrastructure strengthens power grids against the effects of climate change and connects communities and people by closing the digital divide.



From precision irrigation to remote crop health monitoring to fulfilling the promise of tomorrow’s technology, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity to help feed the world.

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