Values + Vision

Our Cultural Guideposts

Successful enterprises have a vision of who they are, why they succeed, and where they are going…shared values and principles that guide them through changing markets and unrelenting competition.

Our Core Values

CDM Smith's core values define what CDM Smith— the company and our people—stands for throughout time, regardless of changes in leadership, structure, and market conditions. CDM Smith's core values—excellence, initiative, shared commitment, integrity, and teamwork— are the fundamental and enduring principles that guide our collective and individual decisions, strategies, and actions.

Our Vision

CDM Smith will be a global water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities firm committed to exceptional client service to improve the environment and infrastructure.

To achieve our vision, we will be:

  • Pre-eminent in the eyes of clients by delivering the right total solutions and setting the standard for exceptional value and service.
  • The employer of choice by providing superior opportunities for the best people in the industry.
  • A full-service, global firm that is financially strong and growing through the business and technical performance of our people.

CDM Smith will remain a privately owned firm, free to determine our own direction, committed to building a stronger enterprise for each future generation.