Lovinklaan Foundation is the largest shareholder of Arcadis and considers shareholdership of employees important. Arcadis owes its success to its employees. Therefore we offer Arcadis employees of various countries the ability to buy Arcadis shares at an attractive discount through the Global Share Plan (2010-2020).
The Global Share Plan is a 10-year program that increases the involvement of Arcadis employees by means of share ownership. By participating you literally obtain a share in the growth, development, profitability and financial success of Arcadis. The Global Share Plan is coming to an end on 31 December 2020, and will not be renewed.
The Global Share Plan (GSP) is a share purchase plan for Arcadis employees across the world
You enjoy a 20% discount on your Arcadis shares compared to the market price. US participants enjoy a 15% discount.
You can join the GSP four times a year, in March, June, September and December. Elections apply for at least six months.
You can view and manage your Arcadis shares in Global Shares, an online share system
Your new shares are blocked for one year (you cannot sell or transfer them)
You can change your monthly (US: bi-weekly) deduction four times a year, in March, June, September and December.
You can leave the GSP four times a year, in March, June, September and December.
You can read more information in the Frequently Asked Questions, the Plan Rules and the Participation Agreement
Your salary department deducts a pre-agreed fixed amount from your salary each month (US: bi-weekly)
This deduction is transferred to an administration bank and, if needed, converted into euros (no conversion costs)
This amount is used to buy Arcadis shares on your behalf
These shares are transferred to your shares account
The Global Share Plan is currently available for Arcadis employees in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Germany, Hong Kong, the Middle East, the Netherlands, Singapore, the UK and the USA. Over 4,100 employees worldwide already participate in the plan. If there is enough interest among employees, ultimately, the Global Share Plan will also be introduced in other countries.