Diversity and inclusion

At Royal HaskoningDHV, we strive for collaboration and equality, ensuring everyone feels comfortable bringing their true selves to work. We are committed to providing a safe and enriching working environment in which everyone can make a valuable contribution, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, religion or physical ability. Appreciating the value, learnings and perspectives of all our employees, we are creating an environment in which individual skills, strengths, and perspectives are acknowledged, used, and amplified. We encourage a mindset in our leaders that a diverse team makes an important contribution to the successful delivery of business ambitions.

During 2020, we undertook various initiatives towards these aims, for example:

  • We appointed a global equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) lead at the head of a network of EDI ambassadors. Together, they will ensure consistent implementation of EDI practices, while taking into account local knowledge, cultural differences and political and socio-economic considerations.

  • We are expanding the remit of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands and are working toward a global policy and practices.

  • Employee networks for Disability, LGBTQ+ and diverse ethnic backgrounds were launched to help guide our business in best practice and provide an understanding of every individuals’ lived experience. These networks will assist in benchmarking our organisation against market expectations. They are inclusive, welcoming allies who will help drive change.

  • Many of our teams received Unconscious Bias awareness training.

Video: our Young colleagues celebrate Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and engage on our company's role