Sep 06, 2021 | News

EcoVadis upgrades Arcadis sustainability rating from Silver to Gold

Amsterdam, 6 September 2021 - Arcadis was awarded a ‘gold medal’ by EcoVadis, an independent sustainability rating agency that assesses over 60,000 companies worldwide. The new assessment was five points higher than in 2020 – improving the rating from silver to gold.

This new rating puts Arcadis in the top 2% of companies in its industry (“Architectural and Engineering Activities; Technical Testing and Analysis” – includes about 1,815 companies) and 4% of all companies assessed worldwide by EcoVadis across 198 industries. Notably, Arcadis ranked in the ‘top 1%’ of our industry in the ‘Environment’ theme.

 Arcadis’ EcoVadis Rank per year  2018  2020  2021
 Industry rank  Top 29%  Top 5%  Top 2%
 Overall rank  Top 27%  Top 7%  Top 4%

Mary Ann Hopkins, Chief Growth Officer at Arcadis: “We are pleased with this new rating as it provides our clients with an independent assessment on Arcadis as a sustainable partner. We aspire to embed sustainability in everything we do – in our client solutions, in our business operations, through our people and supply chain, and the work we do in our communities. The EcoVadis gold rating proves we’re on the right path towards delivering a sustainable future”.

  In its assessment, EcoVadis looks at integration of sustainability as well as ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) criteria into business and management systems, and how these are reflected in actions and results. The 2021 assessment increased by five points overall compared with last year. Internal efforts to reduce CO2 emissions from business travel and the supply of office space with renewable energies had a positive impact on the assessment. 

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