Interflow has proved its values with the launch of its first reconciliation action plan (RAP) which was formalised at a ceremony held in the company’s head office in Girraween, Sydney.
RAPs are formal plans that clearly define the steps a company commits to taking to advance reconciliation in Australia. They are endorsed by the independent not-for-profit Reconciliation Australia.
In formalising its commitment, Interflow has joined over a thousand other corporate peers on the path to reconciliation in Australia, as well as demonstrating its values of conducting itself honestly and ethically.
The company’s managing director Daniel Weaver said that the Interflow recognises its responsibility to give back to the country.
“We have a far-reaching footprint, which opens up unique opportunities for us to engage with communities and individuals across the country,” Weaver said.
“This is our first step down a long path, so we’ve chosen to develop a Reflect stage RAP.”
The company will now spend the next 12 months developing partnerships and scoping out future commitments in the interest of reconciliation.
Commitment through RAPs in 2021 alone resulted in employment and education opportunities for First Nations people, increased cultural learning across the broader business community, and managed to generate $2 billion of revenue for First Nations businesses.
“Closing the gap requires action from everyone. As Australians, it’s our responsibility to lift each other up and make sure no one is left behind,” said Weaver.
To learn more about RAPs visit the Reconciliation Australia website.
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