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Chapman Freeborn OBC is named Employer of the Future by the German Innovation Institute, recognising its work in sustainability and digitalisation

May 3, 2024

Chapman Freeborn OBC, leading provider of time-critical on board courier solutions and part of Avia Solutions Group, has been named an Employer of the Future by the German Innovation Institute.

The Employer of the Future seal was awarded to Chapman Freeborn OBC following the German Innovation Institute’s assessment of the company, its website and its employees.

This seal reflects Chapman Freeborn OBC’s focus on sustainability and digitalisation, with the company’s website performance, design, SEO and security being factored into the decision to award the seal. It was also assessed on the basis of its corporate values, social commitments, flexible working policy, benefits and company culture.

Chapman Freeborn OBC has heavily focused on sustainability over the past year through its carbon reduction and climate contribution efforts. This has included partnering with sustainability management platform, WAVES, to calculate their carbon emissions and offset these accordingly by financing sustainability, neutralisation and carbon removal projects across the globe.

This includes providing low income rural households in Sichuan, China with biogas digesters and cookstoves, generating solar electricity in Morocco, and building and expanding upon bike infrastructure in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nikolai Bergmann, President of Chapman Freeborn OBC, comments, “I am thrilled that we have been awarded the Employer of the Future accolade, as it underscores the significance of investing in employee development and growth. At our company, we firmly believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. By prioritizing their professional development, providing ongoing training opportunities, and fostering a supportive work environment, we empower our team members to thrive and excel in their roles. We recognize that investing in our employees not only enhances their individual career trajectories but also contributes to the overall success and sustainability of our organization.”

Learn more about Chapman Freeborn OBC’s carbon reduction and sustainability efforts here.

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