Foxconn receives award for working with disadvantaged business enterprises

Feb. 16, 2019

WAUKESHA — Foxconn Technology Group received the Golden Shovel Award from the National Association of Minority Contractors Wisconsin Chapter and Wisconsin Department of Transportation at the Annual DBE Workshop and Secretary’s Golden Shovel Awards on Thursday.

The award, presented at the Ingleside Hotel in Waukesha, recognized Foxconn’s ongoing commitment to engage a diverse range of local businesses as part of its inclusive, Wisconsin-first approach.

According to an announcement of the Wisconsin companies engaged by Foxconn for the Wisconn Science and Technology Park project, 16 percent are disadvantaged business enterprises.

Louis Woo, special assistant to Foxconn founder and CEO Terry Gou, expressed Foxconn’s continued commitment to a diverse, inclusive workforce at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park.