In long-term collaboration with our community partners, we are working to improve our industry and increase diversity and inclusion in society and business.
Dialogue and collaboration with social partners takes place with, among others, authorities (the Public Employment Services and Board of Education), organisations promoting diversity and integration (Mitt Liv, Mine, En Frisk Generation foundation, Telge Tillväxt and Diversity Charter Sweden) and trade associations (SFVF, MRF).
(Upper secondary school)
In autumn 2017, Mekonomen Group took an initial step towards modernising the image of the automotive technician profession by starting its own upper-secondary education for prospective vehicle technicians. The programme is conducted in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Lund and Örebro. The programme is being conducted in cooperation with the school actor Lärande i Sverige.
Works to facilitate young people's entry into the labor market.
Since 2010, Mekonomen, Swedish subsidiary of MEKO, has been a partner in Telge Tillväxt, whose activities are focused on giving young people in Södertälje, a neighboring municipality to Stockholm, work experience, contacts, references and knowledge of working life with the ambition of halving youth unemployment in Södertälje.
En frisk generation - for a healthy generation
The Foundation En frisk generation (translate to "A healthy generation") is a joint initiative by researchers from Karolinska Institute, private companies and various voluntary associations. The goal is to establish a long-term, viable method for influencing public health by engaging and motivating entire families, at an early age, to adopt a healthier and more enjoyable lifestyle. The operation is currently active in Södertalje, Kungsbacka and Haninge, neighboring municipalities to Stockholm. In cooperation with the children’s school, physical activities interspersed with the knowledge and motivation to improve families’ attitudes to life and health. Mekonomen, Swedish company within MEKO, is one of the foundation’s main sponsors.