Boskalis Sustainability Report 2020



With our headquarters in Papendrecht in the Netherlands, we operate around the world as a leading player in dredging, offshore energy and marine services. Through our activities, we play a pivotal role in keeping the world in motion both on land and at sea; for a full description of our activities, see our Annual Report 2020. Through our strategy and responsible business practices, we contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), which form the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. We draw up our three-year corporate business plan with a clear eye on the megatrends that relate to our business, such as population growth, climate change, increasing energy consumption, growing world trade and the energy transition.

Diverse clients

Committed employees

With over 100 years experience and a presence in over 90 countries, we offer a broad range of specialist maritime services to our clients. Our clients include government organizations, energy companies, project developers, port and terminal operators and shipping companies. We provide a wide variety of protection, channel deepening, land reclamation, engineering, energy infrastructure, towage and marine salvage. In 2020 we were active in more than 70 countries. For more information on our offerings to clients, see our Annual Report 2020 or . solutions for our clients (including nature-based solutions), such as coastal

As our industry requires highly qualified workers and experienced professionals, our 6,137 employees are our most important asset. Our employees fulfill our need for experienced professionals with specialized skills and a workforce that is engaged with topics high on our agenda, such as innovation and sustainability. We focus our efforts on attracting the right talent and creating an inclusive workplace that supports and stimulates employees to develop and grow. Our safety risk profile is relatively high and the safety of our employees and subcontractors is a top priority. Our safety program and performance are described further on page 44.

Strategy and ambition SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2020 – BOSKALIS

Boskalis is a project-based organization. The key elements of each project are described on this page.

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