The world in which we operate changes constantly and significantly. New challenges arise in our economies, environments and societies at large.


The most important objective of this update is to inform our clients, partners, employees, future employees and all who are interested in Royal HaskoningDHV about our developments during 2019.


This update aims to give a representative impression of our Responsible & Sustainable Business (RSB) activities and performance in 2019.

Reporting process

This RSB Update has been created in collaboration with colleagues in our three largest countries, the Netherlands, South Africa and the United Kingdom.


To continuously improve as an organisation, we identify, understand and balance the most important topics for our stakeholders, and relate them to the actions and decisions we take.

GRI Table

The RSB information in the Annual Report and this RSB Update is also presented in the GRI Table (self-assessment).

RSB governance and certification

Our RSB (former CSR) is integrated in our company and way of working via several integrated management processes and systems, which are verified and certified by internationally recognised bodies.

Outlook and actions for 2020 and beyond

It is our collective intention to continuously develop and improve how we embed our mission Enhancing Society Together in our strategy, ambitions and actions.


The world is in transition. The effect of a changing climate is becoming increasingly visible and the challenges of a growing world population are being felt in towns and cities across the world.

RSB and Integrity governance

Responsibility for RSB is fully integrated into our activities, led by senior management from strategy to delivery. CEO Erik Oostwegel spearheads our RSB commitment and discusses strategic relevance with the Supervisory Board.

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