Our living ambition report 2022

Take a look at our annual report for many more great projects and stories. With our employees, clients and partners, TAUW makes a positive impact on the vital living environment. In our living ambition report we provide an overview of our achievements.

It's not just a daily job, it's... a living ambition

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Our vision and mission (what we stand for)

A world in which nature and human activities co-exist in harmony requires environmental professionals with passion and expertise.

As a leading environmental company, we create solutions which make sustainability tangible and feasible.


Our values


with passionate and competent employees, working in an open, diverse and participatory culture, we care for our clients, colleagues, society and the environment.


we firmly believe in the power of teamwork. We involve all stakeholders to realise a sustainable world for future generations.


we empower our colleagues and support our clients and partners to improve the quality of their services. We expand and share our knowledge and innovate to make sustainability tangible and feasible.



Our history

Embracing change to shape a sustainable living environment for both human and natural capital has been in our DNA ever since the foundation of TAUW in October 1928 in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

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Our employees are TAUW's greatest strength. We are an organisation led by talented professionals, experts in their own field. In this way we contribute to the success of our relationships. We are proud to be a participative and inclusive organisation in which our management team plays an important exemplary role.

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Our organisation

In 2017, Tauw opted for a unique form of employee participation: participatory leadership. All Tauw employees with a permanent contract have been given certificates and at least 50% of them have independently purchased additional share certificates.

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How we work

The TAUW DNA consists of Safety, Digitisation and Sustainability. This is why we always tend to implement these values into our projects, but also in partnerships.

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Our Social Responsibility

Our mission is our promise: we create impactful solutions ensuring a vital living environment. We do this in our daily work, by creating sustainable solutions, but we are also aware of our social responsibilities as a company. That’s why we support initiatives that contribute to the sustainable environment we strive for.

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