Cox Inall Ridgeway wins prestigious Supply Nation Award
In front of 700 people, and some of the biggest corporate names in Australia (ANZ, BHP Billiton, Fortescue Metals Group, IAG, BP, Shell) Dentsu Aegis Network specialist Indigenous agency Cox Inall Ridgeway was announced as the winner of the Supplier Diversity Partnership of the Year Award at the Supply Nation Connect 2017 Awards in Sydney on 3 May.
Cox Inall Ridgeway was recognised for its enduring partnership with Indigenous owned graphic design firm Marcus Lee Design.
Aden Ridgeway, a Gumbayyngirr man and managing director of Cox Inall Ridgeway, and Marcus Lee, a descendant of the Karajarri people and principal of Marcus Lee Design, accepted the award.
Over five years of working together, Cox Inall Ridgeway and Marcus Lee Design have developed a mutually beneficial partnership.
Together, the two firms have worked on projects for Australia Post, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, NSW Police, and the Referendum Council (Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, with BWM Dentsu Melbourne).
Both firms are committed to creating employment opportunities for Indigenous people and using Indigenous suppliers.
Supply Nation is the peak organization, recognized by the Australian Government, to certify Indigenous ownership of registered businesses, connect Indigenous business to non-Indigenous and Government customers and advocate for the development of Indigenous owned businesses in Australia.