Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that the company joined Los Angeles World Airports and San Antonio International Airports as recipients of the Inclusion Champion Award from the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada.
Turner was recognized for its commitment to sustainable practices that promote outreach and inclusion of diverse businesses and the growth and development of the staff and leaders that make up those businesses. Additionally, Turner was recognized for its’ intentional efforts to build relationships and grow underrepresented business enterprises’ capabilities and ensure equitable opportunities for diverse businesses. Turner also leverages resources to create opportunities for careers in construction and to diversify its own workplace and the industry.
“We appreciate this recognition from Airports Council International – North America, an organization that does so much for the Airport Industry. It is particularly rewarding to be recognized for our commitment to developing equitable career pathways for individuals and opportunities for businesses on our projects,” said Jay Fraser, Senior Vice president and General Manager of Turner’s Aviation group. Jay continued, “We look forward to further increase opportunities for diverse individuals and businesses on every one of our projects through our mission of outreach, workforce development, and robust supplier diversity programs.”
“Airports know that they can’t do it all on their own. It takes a strong, diverse, and inclusive mix of workers, partners, and businesses to provide a safe, comfortable, and efficient passenger experience,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “This year’s honorees understand that and have implemented numerous programs related to business operations, workforce development, and community outreach to ensure the best possible outcomes both for travelers and employees and provide new opportunities for many individuals and small businesses. We applaud each of our 2023 honorees for their commitment to building a stronger airport industry.”