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2017 Community Engagement Annual Report

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2 Community engagement has long been a value at Graham that both our employees and senior leadership embrace whole-heartedly. Throughout the pages of this report, you'll see the extent of our commitment to our local communities, and how, together with our employees, we make positive contributions where we live and work. Founded in 1926, we've been an active participant in our local communities for more than 90 years. We're proud of the positive impacts we bring to our stakeholders through activities such as hiring local suppliers and subcontractors, engaging in community initiatives that help build communities and reducing our environmental impact through sustainable construction practices and participation in green initiatives. However, continuous improvement is an important piece of our culture and we recognize there is always opportunity to do more. In 2017, we embarked on a journey to combine our social, environmental and economic initiatives under a broader Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy. We've made progress in the development of our CSR framework, identifying four pillars that create the foundation of our strategy; community, workplace, environment and marketplace. Merging these activities into a single program will give us the ability to make a greater impact on our communities than ever before. We'll continue to share details about our CSR strategy as it evolves, however, the purpose of this report is to share and celebrate our community investment and sponsorship contributions. In alignment with our mandate to create a more impactful CSR strategy, we also took an extensive look at our current community investment and sponsorship activities, and evaluated how we could refine the program to make a bigger difference for our communities. You'll see much of our giving and sponsorship activities are focused on Healthcare, Education, Underprivileged, Children & Families, and local Community. Many of these initiatives are underpinned by our efforts to enhance the construction industry and support our strategic partners and clients. We sponsor local construction and safety associations, and innovations that are significant to our industry's growth. We also actively pursue opportunities that are important to our clients, such as the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, the Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation. We're also strong supporters of Indigenous populations within Canada and the United States, actively participating in the development of these communities. We contribute to major Indigenous and industry-related conferences, and pursue partnerships that are meaningful and sustainable over the long-term. Overall, we did great things for our local communities this year! As a company, we contributed more than $1 million to causes across North America. Keep reading to see where this money went, and how we made a difference! Grant Beck President & CEO Building Value through Meaningful Community Contributions Message from Grant Beck, President & CEO

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