EO in 25 objects No.2 : Arup



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An independent global firm of designers, engineers, planners, consultants and technical specialists aiming to make a positive difference in shaping our world, with sustainability at its core.

Arup is 100% Owned in trust on behalf of and for the benefit of its staff since 1964, meaning there are no external shareholders or investors, resulting in an independent firm dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.

Arup have some 14,000 employees globally, all of whom benefit from the ownership status afforded to them by the company structure. Arup is listed amongst the top 50 employee owned companies in the UK.

“…our lives are inextricably mixed up with those of our fellow human beings, and there can be no real happiness in isolation” – Ove Arup, 1970