Added value

Operating income less cost of work subcontracted and other external expenses

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee (AC) is a standing committee of the Supervisory Board (SB) that supports the SB in discharging its responsibilities and preparing for decisions, mainly with respect to internal risk management and control systems, financial information and communication with the internal audit and external auditor.


Building Information Modelling


Chief Executive Officer


Chief Commercial Officer


Chief Financial Officer


Compliance Integrity Management System


Corporate Social Responsibility; the responsibility of a company towards society, the environment and the economy


The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), is a piece of EU legislation that establishes environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting requirements for organisations.

Days Sales Outstanding (DSO)

(Debtors + WIP + Billed in advance) / (Rolling net turnover + Billed in advance) * 365 days. Debtors include trade and non-group debtors, excluding provision bad debt. WIP includes accrued and deferred revenues plus payments in advance, excluding provision project losses. Billed in advance is the amount invoiced in advance for subscriptions.

EBITA recurring

EBITA excluding non-operational items

EBITA margin

EBITA recurring / Operating income


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


People employed directly by Royal HaskoningDHV or one of our subsidiaries

Employee turnover

The percentage of employees who left the company


Engineering, procurement, and construction management projects


Enhancing Society Together, our purpose

ET Academy

Energy Transition academy

Executive Board

Highest executive body for the daily management of the company

Free cash flow

Cash flow from operating and investing activities


Greenhouse gasses

Global Leadership Group

The Global Leadership Group consists of the Executive Board, Executive Council, Corporate Directors, Business Line MT members, Directors Advisory Groups and Associate Directors Advisory Groups, Leading Professionals, Corporate Group MT members, direct reports of Executive Board, chairs of YoungRHDHV Boards, and chair of the Works Council in the Netherlands.


Global Reporting Initiative, international organisation that publishes standards for sustainability reporting


Integrated Management System

Integrated Report (IR)

Annual report format that integrates general, financial, environmental, and social performance

Net Turnover

Amounts invoiced to clients (excluding VAT), including change in work in progress

Net working capital

Current assets less current liabilities (excluding cash and cash equivalents less amounts owed to credit institutions)

Operating income

Net turnover, including other operating income, excluding non-operational items


Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development


Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Return on average shareholders' equity

Net result / Average shareholders' equity


The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a collaborative effort involving the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI), and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to set science-based climate targets and accelerate global efforts by companies to halve emissions before 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions before 2050

Supervisory Board

Our Supervisory Board has the role to supervise the policy of the Executive Board and the general course of events of the Company and its affiliated business. It advises the Executive Board. In discharging its tasks, the Supervisory Board will be guided by the interests of the Company and its affiliated business.


Third-party assessment


United Nations Global Compact


Employees and other people working at Royal HaskoningDHV or one of our subsidiaries (such as but not limited to consultants, agency workers, interns)