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Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945.

The company employs 16,000 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.

Ramboll and the SDG's

Ramboll is a strong supporter of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 SDGs comprise concrete targets and indicators, that UN member states and private companies can use to frame their agendas and policies over the next 15 years.  We contribute to all 17 SDGs and they form the basis for defining our future strategic direction. We have mapped which of the SDGs are focal points for each of our Markets.


Ramboll makes a significant and direct contribution to the SDGs through all our buildings services, which span from architecture, consultancy, planning and design. This range of expertise enables us to develop liveable buildings that prioritise social, environmental and economic sustainability. Through sustainable design, including the selection and use of sustainable resources and materials, we create healthy indoor climates and energy-efficient buildings. We also take seriously our responsibility in mitigating potential negative impacts stemming from energy use and materials.

Relevant services:

  • Architecture and Planning
  • Sustainable buildings standards & certifications
  • Consultancy and design for cultural heritage buildings
  • Health & Safety consultancy


By developing and providing quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient mobility solutions and infrastructure, we help increase resource-use efficiency and the adoption of cleaner and environmentally sound technologies. With a particular focus on smart mobility, urban green infrastructure and resilience, and pedestrian and bicycle solutions, we are able to offer clients all-encompassing sustainable transport solutions.

Relevant services:

  • Smart mobility & intelligent transport
  • Rail systems
  • Major crossings (tunnels and bridges)
  • Asset management


Ramboll's Water services impact directly on the development of water and climate change solutions across the entire water cycle - from water resources and networks, processing and treatment to sewerage and discharge. And our technical services provide for the cost-effective and sustainable design and operation of water and wastewater treatment systems to play a significant role in reaching global sustainability goals.

Relevant services:

  • Climate Adaptation & Landscape
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Water & Wastewater Networks
  • Water Resources

Environment & Health

Our Environment & Health services help clients minimise their environmental footprint with solutions that prevent or mitigate negative impacts on ecosystems and public health. We work in a wide variety of industries such as chemicals, food, and consumer products, and we help companies comply with regulations and develop more sustainable products.

Relevant services:

  • Impact Assessments
  • Air Quality
  • Health sciences
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Ecological services
  • Resource and Waste Management
  • Site solutions


We provide world-class solutions within wind energy, thermal power, energy from waste and district energy. And we advise on energy strategies and master planning within the full range of energy production technologies as well as energy transmission and distribution. We also mitigate and prevent potential negative environmental impacts of the projects we engage in.

Relevant Services:

  • Energy planning and district energy
  • Power systems and power generation
  • Energy from waste
  • Wind Energy
  • Offshore infrastructure (produced water, health and safety, non-flaring)
  • Energy terminals (biofuels)
  • Pipelines and subsea for natural gas

Management Consulting

Our Management Consulting business is based on evaluation and research services in areas such as employment, integration, education, and social affairs. We also assess the social, environmental and economic impacts and effects of large projects and investments to ensure that they provide maximum value for our clients and society. By combining our strong methodologies in policy design, evaluation and economics with Ramboll’s other service areas, we provide sustainable solutions within climate, energy and utilities.

Relevant Services:

  • Social & economic impacts
  • Sustainable operations & circular economy (procurement and supply chain)
  • SDG consulting & business development

In Ramboll’s Annual Report 2019, they report on their progress to commitments, and can document a 57% increase in contribution to the SDGs compared to the baseline year of 2016: https://ramboll.com/annual-report-2019