FAQs

Who is Cardno?

Cardno is an international professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. The Cardno team is comprised of leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Our diverse skills and experience allow us to offer integrated services in ten market sectors to clients both locally and across the globe.

Cardno & Davies was founded in Brisbane, Australia in 1945. Two entrepreneurial engineers, Gerry Cardno and Harold Davies, recognized the huge potential growth in post-World War II Australia. From early beginnings as a Brisbane-based engineering firm, Cardno is now a global company on a mission to shape the future for communities around the world.  70 years of Shaping the Future: 1945 to 2015

Cardno’s vision is to be a world leader in the provision of professional services to improve the physical and social environment and its mission is to provide services to plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable physical, social and economic infrastructure for local and international communities.

 

Who is Cardno Emerging Markets?

Cardno’s international development services team has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Cardno’s international development services team includes a range of specialists who plan, design, manage, and implement sustainable projects. Through the expertise of 8,200 professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.

We have specialized international development offices in Australia, Belgium, Indonesia, Kenya, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Additionally, our international development services team routinely draws on expertise from Cardno colleagues specializing in engineering and environmental services— creating unique collaborative opportunities to engage with multifaceted clients and programs. Together, we form a strong multidisciplinary team with a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and passion for improving the physical, economic, and social environments that underpin communities around the world.

Cardno serves a range of clients, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), European Union, UK Department for International Development (UKaid), World Bank Group, The Global Fund, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Asian Development Bank (ADB), African Development Bank (AfDB), and UN Agencies. We also work directly with partner governments, private clients, NGOs and communities.

 

 

What is PEPFAR?

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, and PEPFAR investments also help alleviate suffering from other diseases across the global health spectrum. PEPFAR is driven by a shared responsibility among donor and partner nations and others to make smart investments to save lives.

On July 30, 2008, H.R. 5501, the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 was signed into law, authorizing up to $48 billion over the next 5 years to combat global HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

This global epidemic requires a comprehensive, multisectoral approach that expands access to prevention, care and treatment. As PEPFAR works to build upon its successes, it will focus on transitioning from an emergency response to promoting sustainable country programs. Please visit www.pepfar.gov for additional information regarding PEPFAR.

 

How Do I Contact Cardno About its Services? 

For all parties, including country government representatives, interested in Cardno’s services please contact Ophelia McMurray, P4 Program Director at [email protected]

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