Who are Royal HaskoningDHV?
Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent company delivering engineering, consultancy and project management services since 1881. We have almost 6,000 professionals operating from across the world who are eager to innovate and co-create with clients and partners to have a positive impact on people, our living environment and the economy. More and more we connect the digital with the physical world. Together with clients and partners, we use data and algorithms to solve new challenges and prevent problems. We help our clients in their digital transformation and we support their business with better and faster execution of their ambitions. We invest in diversity as we want to be the best at delivering to a diverse world. Enhancing society together! For more information visit our website: royalhaskoningdhv.com.
What projects / schemes / initiatives to support women’s recruitment, retention and progression in STEM are Royal HaskoningDHV involved in?
We have just launched our Mentorship Programme for our female employees to help them grow in their roles and become the future leaders of tomorrow, but to also ensure we have role models, at all levels, for young women to aspire to.
As of January 2021, we will be to partnering with the 1851 Trust for their STEM Crew module as we believe that the engineering industry needs to be without barriers to entry, and often social mobility is one of the greatest.
We are a Royal Academy of engineering Pledge signatory and we are committed to ensuring our industry is represented in its diversity and is welcoming to all.
We have STEM Ambassadors and encourage new graduates to become one.
We celebrate our female employees by entering them for Awards and this year one of our colleagues was the Winner of the WICE Award for Best Woman Project Manager.
This year our LinkedIn campaign for National Women in Engineering Day showcased the work our female colleagues do around the world and across a variety of disciplines.
We are looking into better policies for our maternity returners.
Why did Royal HaskoningDHV join WISE?
“Royal HaskoningDHV have joined the WISE campaign because we want to harness, develop and share the skills and knowledge our female engineers across the globe possess. Our resilience as a company depends on the value, learnings, and perspectives of our female colleagues’ journeys and we invest in their future, growing together as a company.”
– Cecilia Harvey, Global Equality Diversity and Inclusion Lead