PLATO BECOMES A CERTIFIED ABORIGINAL BUSINESS WITH 51% INDIGENOUS OWNERSHIP

PLATO BECOMES A CERTIFIED ABORIGINAL BUSINESS WITH 51% INDIGENOUS OWNERSHIP

FREDERICTON, NB, Jan. 17, 2023 /CNW/ – At the moment, PLATO introduced it’s now a majority Indigenous owned firm with a Licensed Aboriginal Enterprise (CAB) designation by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Enterprise (CCAB). 

The CAB designation is awarded to corporations which are 51% or extra owned and managed by an Indigenous individual(s). At the moment’s announcement comes after latest investments by Kitsaki Administration Restricted Partnership and different Indigenous traders.

PLATO has had sturdy Indigenous illustration in any respect ranges of the corporate since its inception, and changing into a CAB is a big milestone,” stated Keith McIntosh, Founder and CEO of PLATO. “We’ve got fastidiously partnered with traders who care simply as a lot as we do about serving Indigenous communities and rising the Indigenous financial system.”

PLATO’s software program testing and expertise companies are trusted by shoppers world wide. Along with offering its shoppers the very best high quality software program testing companies, the corporate is creating careers in expertise for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals from coast to coast to coast by its modern train-and-employ mannequin.

PLATO’s train-and-employ program has up to now led to the employment of 266 First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals in significant expertise careers. Thus far, PLATO has injected over $12 million in salaries into the Indigenous financial system, impacting over 61 communities.

“You must see it to be it,” stated Denis Carignan, Government Vice President, Indigenous Impression and Innovation at PLATO. “PLATO is inspiring Indigenous youth and younger adults to pursue careers in expertise by distinctive and uncommon publicity to Indigenous individuals within the trade. At the moment’s announcement will assist create much more alternatives for Indigenous Canadians.”

PLATO is devoted to creating an enduring and measurable affect for each the shoppers and the world by constructing a extra inclusive expertise workforce. When partnering with PLATO you are not solely working with a few of Canada’s finest software program testing specialists, you’re taking part in a important function in supporting expertise careers for First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals.

For extra info on PLATO’s companies, careers, and software program testing coaching program, together with new coaching alternatives please go to www.platotech.com.

About PLATO

PLATO is Canada’s solely Indigenous software program testing and expertise companies firm. PLATO’s full suite of software program testing companies embody take a look at automation, practical testing, efficiency testing, take a look at advisory, ERP testing, accessibility testing, content material migration, and content material high quality assurance. Along with offering shoppers the very best high quality software program testing companies, PLATO is creating careers in expertise for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals from coast to coast to coast by its modern train-and-employ mannequin. PLATO has workplaces surrounding Indigenous communities throughout Canada, with supply centres positioned within the following cities:

Vancouver, B.C.
Victoria, B.C.
Kamloops, B.C.
Calgary, AB
Regina, SK
Sault Ste.Marie, ON
Toronto, ON
Ottawa, ON
Fredericton, NB
Mirachimi, NB
Halifax, NS

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PLATO BECOMES A CERTIFIED ABORIGINAL BUSINESS WITH 51% INDIGENOUS OWNERSHIP

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