Carpenters Group strengthens Sustainability, Diversity and Development agenda with ESG appointment
23 September 2021
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Carpenters Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Emma McAvinchey to lead the Talent and Development team and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for the business. Carpenters Group have an impressive history of philanthropy and this appointment will build on this to accelerate more positive change across the business.
They are continually looking at how they can better invest and develop their people and to support their local communities in the best possible way. Carpenters Group is a large employer in Merseyside and is looking to do more to ensure that their roles are attracting a diverse range of candidates from the communities in which they operate.
Carpenters Group CEO Donna Richards said:
“Now more than ever businesses need to recognise the role they play in our society and work with their people, clients, suppliers, and alongside our communities to deliver a real and lasting impact”
As well as a genuine passion and enthusiasm for giving back Emma brings over 14 years’ experience of driving all areas of development, leading diversity and inclusion initiatives and significant corporate social responsibility within the legal sector. A key aim of hers is to work closely with her stakeholders to deliver against their strategic objectives whilst maintaining the integrity and ethos on which Carpenters was founded.
Emma McAvinchey said:
“I am absolutely delighted to join Carpenters Group to do this role. They genuinely value the importance of developing their people and doing the best by them. Giving back and doing the right thing are, authentically, at the heart of their culture. It comes from the top, from their leaders!
They really do understand how important it is to be doing what they can as a business from a Talent, D&I and CSR perspective, not because they have to, but because they want to, because ultimately, they truly believe and know that it’s the right thing to do!”