We aim to empower our people and the wider community to be active in supporting a brighter future for all. Driven by a mission to challenge for the better and advocate for change, Ahrens has identified and developed key initiatives to support enjoyment in the workplace and guide us to achieve our goals of building a better global community.
Since its humble beginnings, Ahrens has subconsciously raised the profile of its business through a lengthy list of volunteering and donation support locally and statewide. Today their philanthropic endeavours are admired nationwide, with the family and its people continually investing in the communities they operate and willingly become advocates of relevant causes and developments
Ahrens has long supported grassroots sporting groups and local causes through sponsorship, donations and in-kind contributions. This culture of giving is supported by Ahrens employees who enthusiastically participate in fundraisers for various nominated charities and cause.
As part of our commitment to partnering with professional in the health field to improve prevention, detection and treatment of lifethreatening diseases, Ahrens has given a significant amount of financial support to critical research programs to improve treatment outcomes for patients.
Ahrens is focused on empowering and supporting all young people by connecting them with opportunities to reach their full potential and to succeed. The next generation is important to our future, and Ahrens firmly believes every young person should have the same opportunities to flourish and succeed.
We are committed to working towards closing the gap in employment equality between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-indigenous Australians. We will continue to promote Ahrens as a safe and inclusive workplace, with a focus on the right person for the job, regardless of race, religion and culture.
We are passionate about improved mind health for everyone by shifting the narrative. Ahrens strives to be a leader in creating an environment where every individual feels that their health and wellbeing is important. This is what it means to be part of the Ahrens family.
Ahrens understands the vital role we have to play in protecting and maintaining our environmental resources for future generations. This includes the application of innovative design and construction techniques, being aware of the use of materials and resources, and implementing environmental efficiencies across all our work sites.
Ahrens connected with SA children’s charity Kickstart for Kids in 2017 by donating all the breakfast food, plus two staff members every Thursday and Friday of the school term to support disadvantaged students from a
Much like the charity’s foundations, Ahrens’ philosophy is focused on empowering and supporting all young people it employs by connecting them with opportunities to reach their full potential to succeed.
Currently, Ahrens has a dedicated pool of people who volunteer their early mornings on a rotating roster, and enjoy the social interaction with the young people.
Each year when our people mark their first anniversary with Ahrens they are encouraged to support their local community through our unique in-house Employee Donation Scheme.
The initiative enables the individual to nominate a charity or cause they are passionate about to receive a donation from Ahrens on their behalf.
On the last Friday of each month our people are encouraged to wear casual clothes in exchange for a gold coin donation to support Ahrens Causal for a Cause fundraiser.
All monies are donated to charities, with the theme in line with current events and causes close to our people and communities’ hearts.
Ahrens’ lengthy affiliation with the globally recognised Duke of Edinburgh Ambassador Program is the company’s way of supporting young people to build their confidence through organised ventures.
Ahrens generosity is powered by its workforce through their support and hard work, with the program aligning with the company’s engagement pillar of focusing on youth engagement.
Ahrens has made a commitment with Trees for Life through their revegetation program. The plant species introduced will be native to the area with each planting area a mixture of trees and scrubs.
Ahrens encourages employees to participate in tree planting days in the local communities in which we operate.
Ahrens is personally touched by worldwide crises effecting everyday people, and generously supports WaterAid’s life-saving goals of ensuring clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene is a normal part of life.
Our corporate sponsorship response is supported by our desire to help people secure water, nationally and overseas, in challenging climates and environments through our iconic extensive range of water application.