ABP has re-confirmed its dedication to supporting variety, equality and inclusion within the meat trade by aligning with Meat Enterprise Girls (MBW) as strategic companions for 2023/2024. 

The corporate has been long-standing companions with MBW, beginning their partnership in 2019. ABP has stated that this dedication for an additional two years demonstrates the long-term imaginative and prescient and fervour within the enterprise to draw, nurture and retain feminine expertise.

The association consists of ABP UK, ABP Eire and the corporate’s Linden Meals enterprise in Northern Eire. 

Partnership with Meat Enterprise Girls

Staff at ABP UK, ABP Eire and Linden Meals will proceed to learn from world mentoring, private improvement teaching and have the chance to take part in networking at trade occasions. 

ABP UK’s partnership with MBW has seen the event of ABP’s feminine empowerment programme ABP She.

Kevin Cahill, managing director of ABP Eire and Poland formally launched ABP Eire’s ABP She programme on the Meat Enterprise Girls’s Dublin networking occasion in September this 12 months. The programme is aimed toward supporting ladies within the careers at ABP. 

Laura Ryan, founder and chair of Meat Enterprise Girls stated: “Having such senior degree dedication from companies like ABP Meals Group is an actual endorsement for Meat Enterprise Girls.

“It permits us to proactively champion the sector with our companions, by showcasing the success that’s obtainable and dealing to make sure the sustainability of our sector.

“ABP She is an actual success story for the enterprise and we’re delighted to work so intently with ABP to develop methods to draw, nurture and retain the absolute best expertise,” she added.

ABP UK CEO Bob Carnell added: “ABP has lengthy recognised the significance of variety in our enterprise and we wish to construct on this by working with Meat Enterprise Girls. We sit up for additional creating the variety of thrilling initiatives which are already in place throughout the enterprise resembling ABP She.” 

MBW is the United Nation’s (UN) recognised world skilled community for girls working throughout the meat trade.

It was created to enhance the sustainability of the meat sector and develop the pipeline of feminine expertise on this male dominated area.