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Companies worldwide strive to efficiently manufacture and distribute safe, responsible, compliant and sustainable products. Our teams partner with clients to understand their company goals, in order to develop and implement flexible, efficient and scientifically rigorous Product Stewardship and Sustainability (PSS) Solutions.

 Our services

The chemical & life science industry and manufacturers all over the world are facing challenges to make products more and more sustainable and to provide environmental, social and economic benefits while protecting public health and environment over their whole life cycle, from the extraction of raw material until the final disposal. Our global team has Centres of Excellence in Belgium and North America, with satellites in additional countries, facilitating global support. We have a multidisciplinary resource pool to address your specialised requests concerning product sustainability, regulatory monitoring and interpretation, and scientific and technical support required to attain compliance with regulatory duties concerning chemicals or products.

Product stewardship and sustainability solutions

Our global team has Centres of Excellence in Belgium and in the US, with satellites in additional countries, facilitating broad support (e.g., Germany, China). We use a multidisciplinary resource pool to address your specialised requests concerning product sustainability, regulatory, scientific, and technical support.

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Our REACH services

The REACH Regulation (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment through accurate and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances.

Arcadis streamlines your REACH compliance program with technically robust submissions and strategic compliance advice.

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We also identify potential business risks and assist you in the process of identification, evaluation and implementation of alternatives in the event of a regulatory phase-out of certain substances. Our multidisciplinary team will guide you throughout the substances authorisation process as specified in Europe, Switzerland and/or the UK.

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International and multidisciplinary PFAS-team

Arcadis takes the lead in a global effort to evaluate and remediate impacted sites and environments by continuously studying per-and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS), also known as ‘forever chemicals’. Our scientists and engineers are designing the future of site evaluation and restoration by improving the application of existing tools, developing next-generation technologies, and overturning outdated scientific models to explore what is possible. Read more on our global PFAS expertise.


Arcadis also provides support in:

  • Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment
  • Human Health Risk Assessment
  • Ecosystem Sciences & Restoration
  • Business & Biodiversity Solutions
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessment
  • Water/Wastewater Solutions
  • Contaminated Sediment & Soil Management
  • Cost-benefit Analysis & Risk Management Options
  • Environmental Permitting & Compliance
  • Water, Energy & Waste Management

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Contacts representing Arcadis at SETAC EU 2024

Nele Deleebeeck

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Nele Deleebeeck, Senior Environmental Risk Assessor

Nele is a Senior Expert in the Product Stewardship and Sustainability Services division of Arcadis. She has about 24 years of experience in ecotoxicology and regulatory environmental risk assessment and is assisting clients in finding solutions for technical and methodological risk assessment-related issues and in the development of regulatory compliance strategies.

Jan Renger van de Veen

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Jan Renger van de Veen, Senior Environmental Scientist

Jan Renger is a Senior Expert at Arcadis NL. He has over 25 years of experience in environmental fate, exposure and risk assessment in (agro)chemistry. Jan Renger provides (Ag)Chem registration and regulatory support, environmental fate / exposure (geo)modelling and risk assessment following (higher tier) EU approaches and has an extensive network within industry (also task forces), research and authorities.

Chrystelle Verhoest

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Chrystelle Verhoest, Project Manager Product Sustainability

Chrystelle has 15 years of experience in sustainability assessment, project management, and due diligence in technologies and supply chains. Her expertise spans various areas, including bioenergy and biorefinery technologies, Carbon Capture Use and Storage (CCUS), circular economy, and carbon offsetting. Chrystelle has an operational background in implementing supply chain due diligence and environmental and social governance practices. Her experience allows her to support industrial stakeholders in developing and implementing sustainable product portfolio strategies.

Ariadna Rodríguez

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Ariadna Rodríguez, Environmental Consultant

Ariadna Rodríguez is an environmental consultant with experience in environmental sciences and environmental engineering. Her experience includes regulatory advisory projects, including environmental permits, environmental authorisations for new activities, regulations on industrial emissions, as well as calculation of carbon footprint and circular economy field.

Our Global Contacts

Maaike Bilau

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Maaike Bilau, Global Community of Practice Leader Product Stewardship and Sustainability

Maaike (Arcadis Belgium) leads the European Product Stewardship and Sustainability team. She has more than 20 years of experience. She supports the development of regulatory compliance and sustainability strategies for industries - going beyond the legal requirements. This includes organising management of change processes to effectively become and remain compliant and implement a process to increase sustainability of the company, together with relevant stakeholders.

Andy Newcombe

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Andy Newcombe, Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability Area Leader US

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Andy (Arcadis US) is a highly experienced Vice President and leader of Arcadis’ Product Stewardship and Sustainability practice that consists of more than 70 staff located across Europe and North America. He has more than 30 years of international experience in conducting studies to assess the environmental fate of agrochemicals, fertilisers, and pharmaceuticals and their impact on soil and water quality. Andy also represents agrochemical industry clients on environmental fate issues associated with their products and has considerable experience in providing clients with litigation support services.

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