adi Shortlisted in Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Business Awards
adi Group, has been shortlisted in the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence in the Community.
The Group, headquartered in Kings Norton, has a strong commitment to corporate and social responsibility through its ‘Engineering a Better Future’ programme. Community is one of four key areas within the programme which comprises community engagement, educational and social enterprise partnerships, as well as local employment opportunities.
The programmes initiatives include the company’s investment in youth talent development through its Apprentice Academy which launched in 2014. Externally, adi has a long standing commitment to the Business in the Community (BITC) Ready for Work programme, having provided work placements for around 80 individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds over the last ten years. The Group has also forged valuable partnerships with local schools, and was recently recognised for its work with North Bromsgrove School at the CBI West Midlands Education and Skills Conference.
Alan Lusty, Chief Executive Officer at adi Group, said:
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“We are extremely proud to be shortlisted in the prestigious Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Since establishing the business 25 years ago, I’ve made a conscious effort to ensure that social responsibility is at the heart of what we do. I truly believe that giving back to the community makes us stronger as a business and it is fantastic to have that recognised.”