hero-diversity-bg

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

ARTS & CULTURE
EDUCATION
HEALTHCARE
RETAIL
SPECIAL PROJECTS

OUR COMMITMENT
It is EW Howell’s policy to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to receive and participate in winning contracts. Our leadership has set a high standard to cultivate a culture of respect for equality and inclusion on all levels within the company.

OUR M/WBE PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Our Diversity Compliance Team’s objective is to achieve the project goals
as it relates to our M/WBE Program*.

Our company has fostered a work environment which is compliant with ethical conduct and has respect for individual differences. This principle is embedded in the institutional standard and corporate philosophy of inclusion and equality for all people. Estimating and operations work together to attract and retain a diverse workforce and a talented pool of subcontractors and vendors.  All of our company departments are actively involved in maintaining our M/WBE Program and participation goals.

*M/WBE Program: Our M/WBE Program consist of all certifying firms including; Minority Enterprise Business, Women Enterprise, Disadvantage Business Enterprise, Small Business Enterprise, Service-Disable Veteran-Owned Business, Section 3 residents, and Section 3 Business. EW Howell’s M/WBE Program is in compliance with the Federal, State, and City percentage goals and standards, as defined with NYS Executive Law Article 15-A, 5 NYCRR Part 140 and Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968.

CORE VALUES

EW Howell Construction’s core values are the pillar that drives business decisions, building excellence and sustainable business relationships.

Client Centered

On every project public or private EW Howell establishes open communication on all phases of the project that we are involved in. This helps us maintain a high level of professionalism.

Employee Focus

To recruit and retain diverse employees, we provide a learning environment where all employees can hone their skill set, grow and advance in their careers.

Thought Leadership

As a member of AGC, EW Howell is engaged in ongoing discussion with minority business associations and the M/WBE community to confront capacity issues and develop solutions to positively impact the growth of M/WBE Primes and development of M/WBEs Statewide.

Philanthropy

The firm has a longstanding history of supporting charitable and not-for-profit organizations on Long Island.  In 2011, EW Howell was one of five firms nationally to receive the AGC in the Community Award.

DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT TEAM

MINORITY & WOMEN BUSINESS
ENTERPRISES (M/WBE)

The intent of the program is to encourage and assist in developing business relationships between our company and Minority & Women Business Enterprises.

CREATIVE PARTNERS RESOURCE

Association of General Contractors
AGC of America Diversity Awards, presented to chapters that promote the growth and development of small, minority and women-owned businesses, and seek to increase their participation in the industry and the association.
Learn More >

AMENY – Association of Minority Contractors of New York
The association provides training and technical assistance to its constituents and establishes community support for the MWBE community.
Learn More >

BOC Capital:
To help make entrepreneurial dreams a reality and to strengthen existing local businesses, BOC Capital Corp. now offers credit-related products for business development in NYC communities
Learn More >

Empire State Development
The Empire State Development webpage includes information on the Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development
Learn More >

Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development
This website includes information for veteran business owners to become certified as a New York State Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) and guidelines to assist and promote the compliance of SDVOB participation in the state’s procurement activities.
Learn More >