Ms Marjolein Demmers, Director Corporate Responsibility at Royal HaskoningDHV was awarded with the ‘Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award’ presented by Mr. Sanjay Muthal, Orane Consulting Private Limited at the World CSR Congress on 18 February 2015 in Mumbai, India.

The Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award is a platform for recognising the best practices in Corporate Social Responsibility.

Ms Marjolein Demmers: “I am very honoured to receive this award and grateful that the World CSR Congress recognizes the work done at Royal HaskoningDHV. We are all part of the vital journey to a sustainable society. We can succeed by learning, sharing and making steps forward together.”

As Director Corporate Responsibility, Ms Demmers developed the CR policy and the sustainability programme of the company, in support of its promise ‘Enhancing society together’. She has been promoting and supporting innovation and initiatives to deliver added value to the global challenges we face, while continuously scanning the horizon and interacting with stakeholders for feedback and expectations, trends, opportunities and risks for the company’s clients and the company itself.

Royal HaskoningDHV puts ‘Enhancing society together’ into practice by providing sustainable solutions that support the urban challenge, the water challenge, transport challenge and the industrial challenge. One example is the successful implementation of the sustainable water treatment technology Nereda®.

Aslam Bijapur receiving Award on behalf of Ms Marjolein Demmers. © Royal HaskoningDHV
Aslam Bijapur receiving Award on behalf of Ms Marjolein Demmers.

Mr Aslam Bijapur, Director Operations India at Royal HaskoningDHV received the award on behalf of Marjolein Demmers. He said: “I’m honoured to receive this award on behalf of my colleague Ms Demmers. This will further encourage our commitment to support CSR initiatives in our organisation as one of the key strategies to add value to our core business.”