JINGOLI Power, LLC believes that Environmental, Social, and Governance Policy (ESG) principles are paramount to driving sustainability and our long-term commitment to helping our communities thrive. committed to integrating our ESG principles into the way we do business, as well as, operational philosophies. This policy outlines our firm-wide governing approach to ensuring effective strategies for the future.
JINGOLI Power provides professional services for complex gas, electric utility, and renewable construction projects. Our wide range of offerings, paired with our team’s expertise, allows our customers and partners to focus on design and keep crews safe and productive. Services include:
TURNKEY EPC PROJECT
Our executive management team oversees our ESG policies and procedure controls for environmental, health, safety and social risks. This team meets regularly to set goals and budgets, implement strategy and monitor results.
At JINGOLI Power, we are committed to building sustainable, healthy, equitable and diverse communities where we work and live through a combination of environmental stewardship and social responsibility. This commitment extends to our clients, employees and communities by putting into action ESG programs that strengthen the communities in which we work.
JINGOLI Power, LLC is committed to managing environmental impact as an integral part of our operations. It is our policy to always ensure the environmental integrity of our processes, projects, and facilities. We will do so by adhering to the following principles:
We will employ management procedures specifically designed to minimize the use of hazardous materials, energy, and other natural resources, to minimize the generation of waste, and to enable recycling and reuse of materials.
We will continually seek opportunities to improve our environmental performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results; including but not limited to energy, water, paper and fuel consumption and vehicle miles traveled
We will promote participation and communicate our commitment to responsible environmental management by:
- Promoting environmental responsibility among our employees;
- Providing the necessary training and support to enable our employees to implement this policy;
- Promoting virtual working technology to reduce non-essential business travel;
- Complying with all applicable environmental regulations and client environmental compliance expectations; and
- Soliciting input from our employees, suppliers, and customers, and communities.
JINGOLI Power, LLC seeks to protect and maintain the quality of the environment, create environmental awareness, and promote such awareness among its employees, clients, and the communities in which it operates. Accordingly, employees must:
- Operate in compliance with environmental laws and regulations;
- Promptly report to management any environmental violations; and
- Consider opportunities to improve environmental programs.
Employees should direct any reports of actual or potential environmental violations, or any questions about responsibilities or Company Policies in these areas, to their supervisor, an HR representative, or a company executive.
ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESSEnvironmental awareness means being informed about our natural surroundings and understanding how our actions affect the well-being of our local and global environments. The environment refers to all parts of nature, living and nonliving. Accordingly, we will foster environmental awareness by:
- Providing detailed environmental awareness training applicable to the scope of work of our projects;
- Seeking opportunities to create best management practices for environmental stewardship; and
- Publish and share environmental best practices and accomplishments with our contracting partners, clients, and other industry representatives.
As a professional services provider, most of the emissions controllable by JINGOLI Power activities are associated with the Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 emissions. Of those, Scope 3 emissions from travel (both air and vehicular) are the most significant.
It is our expectation that employees and subcontractors will engage in energy efficient means of transportation, where possible. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Minimization air travel unless specifically required for duties or travel home;
- Maximize time on site during duties requiring air travel; and
- Minimize vehicle travel where possible, as well as utilizing drive sharing opportunities.
JINGOLI’s community outreach initiative was created and designed to develop, foster, and grow one of the company’s core beliefs – a solid commitment to safely enrich the economic stability of the communities in which we work through service, education, and mentorship. This commitment is based on that principal that by providing career opportunities for individuals in these communities, the community will prosper.
Competitive Edge provides a unique workforce opportunity that enriches disinvested and underserved communities. This initiative allows our partnered companies, customers, and community, to work side by side to identify concerns that are at times overlooked in workforce development. Our mission is to implement a social responsibility that expands opportunities for those in our communities that may have faced cultural displacement from disinvestment or lack of investment. Competitive Edge consists of multiple outreach components such as but not limited to, a DEI council, train-to-hire programs, education assistance, and SBE/WBE/MBE support.
CULTURE, ENGAGEMENT, AND GROWTH
We aim to continuously enrich our employer-to-employee engagement by embedding grassroots efforts into our company’s culture and into the communities that we serve. We foster an engaging work environment by providing opportunities for all employees to contribute to our company’s measured data. At our Town Hall meetings, JINGOLI Power presents opportunities for employees to share both advantages and adversities currently trending throughout our organization and community. In addition, we host dinners for our training program graduates to discuss room for growth in our community outreach initiative following their career placement, along with company-wide events and fundraisers that openly highlight the overall mission for Competitive Edge. Additionally, we provide and support on-going training opportunities for our employees to experience prompt growth in career trajectories.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
At JINGOLI , we recognize that we do not all start from the same place, and to achieve a distinguished, diverse, and inclusive workplace, we utilize equity as our foundation. Through ongoing research, we identify problem areas in our industry and cross-reference them to issues in our community. This allows us to create lanes of opportunity for education assistance and career advancement for those that have faced economic hardships. Our unique experiences shape our relationships, work styles, and business decisions that inform our internal practices, policies, and processes reflect our organization’s culture entirely by maintaining an open-door policy that assists in reducing implicit workplace biases.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Health, safety, and employee well-being are top priorities at JINGOLI Power. Management is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for our employees and our communities. We follow through on this commitment by providing a comprehensive benefits package, including wellness services and continuous safety training for all employees. On our project sites, we don’t just monitor safety, we plan safety into our tasks and project management alongside our customers and partners. Our site managers are all OSHA 30 HR Certified. We use JHA’s and Safe Work Plans to capture and communicate precautions and mitigations on our sites.
At the core of JINGOLI Power, LLC, is our long-standing commitment to hiring veterans from all of the service branches. Veterans are well trained and have proven leadership abilities and the work ethic to adapt to any working environment. Therefore, JINGOLI Power partners with the U.S. Department of Defense HireVets Program and other recruiting agencies to hire, develop, and retain military service members. JINGOLI Power is a proud recipient of the DoD HireVets Award for four (4) years running.
PHILANTHROPY AND WORKPLACE VOLUNTEERING
Prioritizing people has always been a core commitment to JINGOLI Power and the way we want to do business. The Company, managers and employees volunteer in our communities through various non-profits as well as drive giving campaigns. In 2022, JINGOLI Power contributed over $500,000 to non-profits. Some of the great programs sponsored this year include: Childrens’ Specialized Hospital NJ, Alzheimer’s Rides4ALZ San Diego, Central San Diego Black Chamber, Light the Night, Boy Scouts Mionsi Trails Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley Youth Club PA, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Governance is essential to preserving the integrity of our ESG program. Therefore, JINGOLI Power, LLC applies company governance and will comply with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations to adhere to our values and principles mentioned here within.
JINGOLI Power, LLC is a subsidiary of Joseph Jingoli and Son, Inc., a 105-year-old privately held New Jersey-based firm. This team is a talented mix of engineers, trade supervisors, experienced project managers, military veterans and utility line workers. We take a combination approach to hold executive management accountable and empower employees to be accountable for the success of our Corporate Governance Guidelines and ultimately the success of our business. The executive management team in addition will continue to oversee and ensure its responsibilities and serve in the best interest of our clients, employees and community.
The Company encourages managers and employees to conduct business according to the highest ethical standards. We are committed to providing a fair working environment for employees and championing good business with clients. The JINGOLI Power Employee Policies govern and provide compliance and ethics of these standards and encouraging employees to do the right thing. Our Compliance Policies include, but are not limited to:
Equal Employment Opportunity
Anti-discrimination and Anti-harassment
Conflict of Interest/Outside Employment
Code of Ethics
Confidential Nature of Work
Service on Outside Boards / Commissions