Join the Global Share Plan

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IMPORTANT Please keep in mind that the Global Share Plan is coming to an end on 31 December 2020 and will not be renewed. You can either maintain or sell your shares by then.
Note: the former plan administrator, Equatex, is now replaced by Global Shares.

Only Arcadis employees in the participating countries can join the Global Share Plan (2010-2020). You can pre-enroll four times a year, at designated times in March, June, September and December (the open periods). In general, new employees can participate immediately. By participating in the GSP, you authorize your pay roll department to deduct monthly (in the US: bi-weekly) contributions from your net salary to purchase Arcadis shares. Your contribution is a self-chosen amount between € 25 and € 400 (or an equivalent in your local currency). The plan administrator for the Global Share Plan is Global Shares, with its online banking system EquityGateway.

How to join?

  1. Please fill out the online enrollment form on this page.
  2. On the first business day of the next open period, you will receive an email with your login information for EquityGateway, the program in where you can manage your shares
  3. Login to EquityGateway using the activation link and code you received by e-mail
  4. Create a personal username and password and answer a series of security questions
  5. You’ll be redirected to a confirmation screen informing you that your account has been successfully activated. Click ‘Login’ to begin using your EquityGateway portal
  6. Please login to the portal and complete tasks with the Restrict Access Task feature applied. Please note you will have to complete these tasks first before being able to access any other area of EquityGateway
  7. Once successfully logged in at EquityGateway, you are able to agree to the terms and conditions, enter your bank account details and decide on your amount of deduction during an open period
  8. Global Shares will inform your admin to make deductions from your salary
  9. You will receive the shares on your account

Please make sure to enroll in EquityGateway between the 1st and 23rd of March, June, September or December (open periods). If you decide to join, this decision is irrevocable and cannot be cancelled or amended for a period of 6 months.

Note: Please pre-enroll on in this page no later than the 15th of March, June, September or December, and make sure to finalize your enrollment in EquityGateway before the 23rd of March, June, September or December (open periods).

How to change or discontinue my participation?

You can change your monthly (US: bi-weekly) contribution four times a year, between the 1st and 23rd of the months March, June, September and December. You are able to change your deductions or discontinue your GSP participation via EquityGateway, the program you manage your shares in.

Restrictions for participation?

The Global Share Plan is open to all Arcadians, however Arcadians have to take into account some restrictions regarding ‘insider information’ and ‘general insiders’. Please pay attention to these restrictions.

More information?

Check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).


For each participating country there are special forms with information such as Tax Information; Plan rules, Participation information and FAQ.
The Global Share Plan is coming to an end on 31 December 2020 and will not be renewed.

Select the country you are working in:


Please fill out this form to show your interest in participating in the Global Share Plan (2010-2020). Afterwards, you will receive login details for Equity Gateway, in where you can finalize your enrollment.