New Members – VALO, Beyond Bank and Tjindu Foundation

We are proud to welcome VALO and Beyond Bank Australia as Platinum members of the Committee for Adelaide. We would also like to welcome Tjindu Foundation who has been nominated by RAA as an Associate Member.

VALO is an Australian advanced technology company with its core in LED lighting. It is committed to accelerating disruptive and sustainable technologies, supported by significant investment in fully automated printed circuit-board (PCB) manufacturing, and a suite of 3D metal and composite printers. VALO is also developing commercial drones for maintaining lighting infrastructure.

“VALO is a passionate South Australian company, investing over $8m in South Australia in the last couple of years to establish advanced manufacturing of our LED lighting and scaling up our team, retaining and attracting talent to this innovative city. We are proud to join the Committee for Adelaide in driving economic prosperity and fostering a collaborative community,” Aaron Hickmann, CEO/Founder VALO.

Beyond Bank Australia is one of the largest customer-owned banks in Australia. Their purpose is to create and return value and through this change lives. They provide personal and business banking services, insurance and financial planning. As a customer owned bank, their vision is to be the best local bank with all profits being re-invested to benefit our customers and their communities. We were also the first bank in Australia to become B Corp certified.

“Supporting our local communities is a key focus for our organisation. We’ve joined Committee for Adelaide to build our local connections and contribute to the work this group is doing to support the people and communities that support us,” Peter Rutter, GM Strategy, Brand and Community.

The Tjindu Foundation is a new local level Aboriginal community-controlled organisation in South Australia seeking to serve the needs and interests of the communities of Aboriginal children and young people. Established in 2020, no other home-grown Aboriginal organisation exists or is established like this in South Australia.