At CEM, we firmly believe that strong and vibrant communities are the foundation of our country, and that as a business we have an obligation to provide products and services that help build and enhance our community. Sharing our time and success is also a critical component of supporting our community.
In keeping with our longstanding business philosophy of improving communities, we endeavor to apply our resources outside of our daily work to improve the condition of our neighbors and our world, knowing that even small efforts can have a large impact.
CEM SERVICE PHILOSOPHY TRIAD
Serve by providing exceptional value in our technical work focused on building and enhancing public infrastructure.
Serve by training and mentoring the next generation of scientists and engineers to serve.
Serve by sharing profits with groups that strive to improve the human condition.
Our service philosophy begins with leveraging public investments by efficiently and effectively executing projects, and providing an exceptional experience. While this practice is good, we would rather be better. We reinvest our profits into training and mentoring young staff so that they can serve the community as future leaders. This investment practice is better, but doesn’t completely fulfill our mission. Sharing our success with nonprofits who provide services to those in need within our community is a best practice. Combine good, better and best and you get the CEM philosophy of service.
Casey Cares Foundation
"It's because of donors like you that we are able to provide these smiles and memories to over 600 critically ill children and their families." Visit Casey Cares Foundation online
"The children and staff join me to say a sincere, heartfelt Thank You to you..."
Harford Leadership Academy
"Many companies have sponsored the event generously, including Chesapeake Environmental Management, Inc...."
Jarrettsville Elementary School
"I want to thank you for enriching our Wellness unit with your 'I Can Live to 100!' presentation."
The Empty Stocking Fund
"Special thanks also to Joseph and Stephanie Hau of CEM..."
Charitable Giving Plan
CEM Grant Program
CEM believes strongly that our community should share in our success. With this philosophy, we dedicate 5 percent of our annual profits to charities with missions focused on improving humanity.
Matching Gift Program
We care deeply about the causes that mean so much to our employees, and we demonstrate this care by matching dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per person through our Matching Gift Program. We are proud of the commitment our employees have to improving their communities and are happy to help with that effort.
- SmartCEO’s Future 50
- Maryland Companies Honored for Corporate Philanthropy
- Maryland’s Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award 2006
- Maryland’s Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award 2008
- 2009 Harford Award
- Maryland’s Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award 2010
- 2010 SmartCEO Award
- 2014 Small Business Person of the Year
- 2014 SmartCEO Award
- 2015 Maryland’s Top 100 Women
- 2015 Athena Award