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Work for high-ranking sustainability performance company, Arcadis

 July 25, 2022

A company's focus on sustainability can be important when comparing employers. As such, Arcadis has ranked in the top 1% in overall sustainability performance of companies globally rated by independent sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis. 

"Whether we are making communities more resilient, developing livable places or enhancing mobility, at Arcadis, we are committed to accelerating our industry’s transition to a net zero world, while improving quality of life for everyone," states Arcadis.

Arcadis scored a Platinum Medal in the review by EcoVadis that assesses over 90,000 companies worldwide on how well sustainability has been integrated into their business and management systems. This latest assessment is eight points higher than in 2021 for Arcadis, improving the company's rating from Gold to Platinum. This puts Arcadis in the top 1% of companies not only in its industry (classified as Architectural and Engineering Activities, Technical Testing and Analysis; and which alone includes 2,800 companies), but also the top 1% of companies, across 200 industries, that are assessed worldwide.

In its assessment, EcoVadis looks at integration of sustainability and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) performance. The result recognizes Arcadis alignment with the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and commitment to reach net-zero across its global operations by 2035, as well as a focus by Arcadis on sustainable procurement in its supply chain. A refreshed Human Rights and Labor Policy, providing concrete actions to respect internationally recognized human rights when doing business, also had a positive impact on the assessment.

Arcadis continues to embrace its responsibility to eliminate carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its operations. And, through its work with clients, Arcadis has an opportunity to maximize its impact in addressing the climate challenge.

Committed to contributing to a sustainable word

Arcadis Platinum sustainability performance

“We are pleased that EcoVadis recognizes Arcadis’ commitment to contribute to a sustainable world. Its independently-verified rating is an important tool for our clients to understand our sustainability ambitions and outcomes. In a world where supply chain sustainability and net-zero goals are increasingly important, this platinum rating demonstrates we are up for the challenge of providing sustainable solutions to clients across the world," commented Arcadis Chief Growth Officer, Mary Ann Hopkins. 

Mary Ann has more than 30 years of progressive experience in engineering and management with an emphasis on infrastructure, water, environmental, defense, security and intelligence markets, including serving the United States government. This experience assists the board in its oversight of ASUS’s military privatization activities and the infrastructure and environmental issues facing the water and electric utility industries in California, United States. Mary Ann provides executive oversight for the North America and Latin America regions, as well as CallisonRTKL, the global architecture firm of Arcadis. Mary Ann is a member of the Arcadis Executive Leadership Team and is responsible globally for Strategy, Sales and Business Development and Marketing and Communications. She is also a member of Blumont's Board of Directors and the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and the Finance Committee at Blumont. Blumont delivers shelter, food and non-humanitarian aid to refugees and internally displaced persons impacted by political crisis. She has a BS and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University, US, and attended the Advanced Management Program at Duke University, US. She is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia, US.

Providing integrated sustainability services and solutions

“Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing us today. At Arcadis, we recognize that we have a responsibility not only to eliminate carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in our operations, but also to continue building on our strong foundations and project expertise to provide integrated sustainability services and solutions at scale for our clients. The EcoVadis platinum rating is a real testament to how we have continued to push forward the boundaries of sustainability to create positive impacts on the environment and our society," added Arcadis Chief Sustainability Officer, Alexis Haass.


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Arcadis is committed to accelerating its industry’s transition to a net-zero world, while helping to improve the quality of life for everyone.

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