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Foment and AENOR sign a collaboration agreement to promote training and innovation

Foment and AENOR sign a collaboration agreement to promote training and innovation


  • Foment and AENOR share an interest in promoting training as a lever that adds value and allows us to innovate in defining and resolving new gaps in competitiveness.
  • Members of Foment will obtain significant discounts on standards and training courses.

5 December 2019.  Foment del Treball and AENOR have signed a collaboration agreement today with the aim of promoting training and innovation among members of the Catalan employers' associations who will benefit from significant discounts for the professional services offered by this entity. The objective of this agreement is to undertake activities to promote and disseminate the open and online training courses in the AENOR catalogue on UNE standards and the organisation of various communication, marketing and sponsorship activities.

The signing ceremony was held today at the headquarters of Foment del Treball with the CEO of AENOR, Rafael García Meiro, and the Chairman of Foment, Josep Sánchez Llibre. The Catalan employers' association has its own Training Centre, with which the training offer for students and workers of companies and organisations associated with the institution will be coordinated.

Susana Lozano explained that "at AENOR, we seek training solutions that respond to the needs of Foment's members and therefore offer more than 160 courses covering a wide range of areas such as Risk Management, Administrative and Legal Management, Quality Management, Environmental Management, Social Responsibility, Energy Management, Circular Economy, R&D+I and Occupational Health and Safety, which can be taken either face-to-face or online".

Sánchez Llibre commented that "this agreement with AENOR reaffirms our commitment to the continuous training of the business world, absolutely necessary in today's globalised world, which calls for professionals prepared for the important challenges we have to face in the future."

Participating at the meeting on behalf of Foment were, Cabinet Head, Jordi Casas; General Secretary of Foment, David Tornos; Deputy General Secretary, Salvador Guillermo; Director of Members, Tiburcio Columé; Director of Innovation, Maria Mora and the Director of Foment Training, Patricia Montserrat. Representing AENOR were, Rafael García Meiro, CEO; Eva Subirá, Manager of AENOR Catalonia; Ángel Luís Sánchez, director of the Mediterranean region and José García Morales, advisor to the Directorate-General.