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Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, we work in partnership with our clients to create exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.
We are the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and cost management expertise we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.
We are 28,000 people active in over 70 countries and generate more than 3 billion euros in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.
As a leader in sustainable societies (economic, social and environmental), wherever we undertake a project we work to make change for the better. Responding to community needs is something we take very seriously. In the UK we have recently reviewed our approach to charitable activity. the charities we currently support are Shelter, Crash and Macmillan Cancer Support and Alzheimer's Research UK.
We work across an incredibly wide range of sectors, services, disciplines and geographies encompassing infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. So whatever you want to achieve, and wherever you’re looking to go, we’ll aim to find the right place for you. We offer the opportunity to be a part of some of the biggest and most important projects around the world, shaping environments and improving quality of life.
From climate change to rapid urbanization, our world is a more complex place. Whether it is maximizing space in cities or making wasteland habitable, we deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients. Our people work collaboratively to create value through built and natural assets that work in harmony with their surroundings – from shopping centers in Shanghai to new rail systems in Doha and reducing air pollution in Los Angeles. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.
In order to achieve our vision to be the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, we operate in three-year strategy cycles. Our current strategy of Sustainable growth │ Performance │ Collaboration runs from 2014-2016.
This element of our strategy is about meeting the growing client demand for more sustainable solutions – and about sustainable company development through increased organic growth. It has three elements: expanding the core, focused growth, and mergers and acquisitions.
• Expanding the core: throughout our regions by focusing on key clients at the local, national and multinational level, building on strong existing client relationships.
• Focused growth: accelerate organic growth through seven priorities; three end markets (emerging markets, big urban clients and natural resources); and four value propositions (environment and water for industry, program management, business advisory and design).
• Mergers and acquisitions: financial criteria for acquisitions remain unchanged, and we seek to add strategically aligned companies to strengthen our existing leadership positions and build differentiated capabilities to better serve our clients.
We have the ambition to be recognized as being the best in everything we do and have a culture of continuous improvement. Performance excellence touches on many aspects of our work, including the way we select and develop our client relationships, and the way we develop and maintain market-sector insights and research to hold a differentiated, competitive advantage.
Through collaboration, we will leverage our capabilities and global footprint to bring the best of Arcadis to better serve our local, national and global multinational clients.
Measuring our Progress
We publish regular updates detailing how we are performing in progressing our Strategy. Further details can be found on the Investor section of our website.