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Arcadis marks Zero Discrimination Day via awareness raising

Arcadis marks Zero Discrimination Day via awareness raising

 March 03, 2021

Arcadis recognizes the value of difference and encourage its people to be themselves at work, embracing an open and unique outlook on life from every one of its employees.

The company understands that the best creative and innovative thinking for its clients comes from individual diversity and a supportive dynamic work environment.

This is why Arcadis celebrates Zero Discrimination Day as the right of everyone to live a full and productive life — and live it with dignity.

"Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging is not an option for us. It is a priority," says Jacoline Van Blokland, Chief People Officer at Arcadis.

"Celebrating Zero Discimination Day is an important 'first' for us as we bring together the different streams of the Arcadis rainbow to create awareness, share what's important to us, but most importantly, celebrate our uniqueness and diversity," adds Jacoline.

"Because it's this same diversity that differentiates us as Arcadians."

Supporting the unique needs of employees

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how Arcadis improves quality of life. The company works closely with its people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race.

The diversity and inclusion programs at Arcadis serve to develop an open and inclusive workplace that enhances diverse thinking at all levels in the organization for the purpose of employee engagement and better meeting of client needs.

Arcadis actively encourages diversity and inclusion, finding ways of utilizing the differences that exist to improve the business and make people feel accepted and recognized. This means that Arcadis actively and flexibly seeks to support the unique needs of many different employees.

For Arcadis, its people should reflect the societies where the company does business. It strives to represent the many and varied cultures of the markets it serves, which means the company is committed to making continuous improvements ito be an employer of choice for all people around the world.

Work for a company that upholds zero discrimination

Arcadians are a diverse mix of people who come from different backgrounds, have different skillsets and different perspectives. For them, those differences make them stronger, driving them forward, inspiring them

Be part of this diverse culture by finding your place at Arcadis.


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