Clough Foundation renews its partnership with Clontarf Foundation

The Clough Foundation is pleased to announce it has renewed its partnership with the Clontarf Foundation.

Clough CEO and Clough Foundation Director Peter Bennett said: “The Clough Foundation has been working with Clontarf Foundation since 2014 and we are proud to continue supporting  their programs to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men around Australia and prepare them to participate meaningfully in society.”

Clontarf Foundation CEO Gerard Neesham said: “We thank Clough Foundation for their continued support and are looking forward to working together to deliver positive outcomes for the 9,000 boys in our 119 academies across the country.”

The Clontarf Foundation uses a unique, innovative and highly successful approach to target one of the most at risk groups in contemporary Australian society – young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men.

Using the existing passion that these boys have for sport allows Clontarf to initially attract them to school, and then keep them coming. It is, however, not a sporting programme – it’s about developing the values, skills and abilities that will assist the boys to transition into meaningful employment and achieve better life outcomes.

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About Clough

Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company established in 1919. Clough delivers challenging high performing assets for the infrastructure, resources, and energy industries underpinned by a dedication to problem solving and getting the job done safely and efficiently. Today, Clough manages a global workforce of over 2000 people from operating centres across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Africa, UK, and North America that strive for the best in everything, setting new safety and performance benchmarks every single day.

Clough is a wholly owned subsidiary of Murray & Roberts, a multinational group that focusses its expertise on delivering sustainable and fit-for-purpose project engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions. The Group delivers its capabilities into three global market sectors: metals & minerals; oil & gas, and power & water.

About the Clough Foundation

The Clough Foundation aims to provide sustained benefits to local communities in which Clough operates. Overseen by a semi-independent board, the Clough Foundation was established in 2014 and provides support to organisations, communities or causes that provide sustainable benefits to society.

Clough Foundation aligns with Clough’s six-pillar of Corporate Social Responsibility: Children & Youth, Arts, Indigenous, Empowering Women, Education and Healthy Communities.

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