Julia is Turner Construction Company’s Chief Sustainability Officer, responsible for setting and implementing sustainability policies, standards and strategies across Turner’s national and international operations. Turner’s program addresses topics relevant to the building industry including embodied carbon, energy, construction emissions, resiliency, waste, green building rating systems, and more. Julia has 16 years of construction industry experience and holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University.

Turner Construction Company is a leading builder in diverse market segments, including Green Building. Named ENR’s #1 Green Builder for twelve years running, Turner employs over 1,050 sustainability-credentialed staff and works on over 500 green building projects each year. In 2019, the company announced a 2030 Commitment aimed at reducing the GHG emissions and water consumption of its project sites by 50% over the next ten years, as well as a commitment to resiliency to support critical decision-making for the long-term comfort, livability, and sustainability of buildings and communities. 

Julia Gisewite

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