Mission + Values

Mission

To create ecologically-driven land-use solutions that are practical, economical, and based on the best science and technology.

Vision

To bring the science of ecology to all land-use decisions.

Values

Providing Design Based in Science
Good science is the foundation of our business. Projects impacting natural systems require sound, scientific underpinnings of precise data, accurate analysis, clear understanding of dynamic environmental processes, and thorough familiarity with pertinent regulations. Beyond this, creative problem solving is needed to achieve client, stakeholder, and regulatory goals. Finally, plans must be carefully implemented and progress monitored to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.

Our knowledge of ecological systems provides a basis for finding the best design solutions that are sustainable, cost effective, and enduring.

Fostering a Culture of Excellence
Our commitment to hiring, training, and retaining the best and brightest fosters a culture of excellence in our people and our work. Collectively, we work for the greater good, knowing that our efforts to apply scientific principles to land-use decisions will positively impact the world around us.

Offering a Complete Service Package
AES offers creative solutions to complex environmental problems for a wide variety of clients. Because of our unique combination of in-house staff experience, clients receive practical solutions, valuable options, and streamlined project management not available from single-service firms.

Furthering Leopold’s Land Ethic
Our professional and ethical credibility with agencies, customers, and the public is based on our belief that we have a moral obligation to protect and restore ecological health.

In the words of ecologist and AES inspiration Aldo Leopold, “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.”

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