Greater Brighton leaders have praised a local engineering firm Ricardo for driving forward the push to cut carbon emissions in transport across the globe.
Having been founded in Shoreham over a century ago by Sir Harry Ricardo, the company is a global, multi-industry, multi-discipline consultancy and niche manufacture of high performance products focused on maximising efficiency.
The company has 3,000 staff around the world, 700 of whom work from Shoreham Technical Centre the headquarters on the banks of the River Adur in West Sussex,
Greater Brighton delegates had the chance to see this work during a tour of the global engineering, environmental and strategic consultancy firm earlier this month.
Delegates praised the company for investing in the area and creating skilled jobs, which are helping support the growth of the advanced engineering sector in the wider City Region.
Cllr Daniel Humphreys, who is chairman of Greater Brighton, said: “One of the big things that's stuck out from my visit to Ricardo is the really innovative work they are doing in driving forward the sustainability agenda.”
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