The EKJ Foundation was founded in 1984 by the four then owners of the engineering firm Erik K. Jørgensen. The Foundation is today the main shareholder in the engineering firm EKJ RÅDGIVENDE INGENIØRER AS.
The objectives of the Foundation include:
- "To secure and strengthen the financial basis of the engineering business operated by EKJ Consulting Engineers AS, including making investments for the consolidation and expansion of the company's business."
- "To provide support to persons who are or have been associated with the engineering business operated by EKJ Consulting Engineers AS, with the exception of the founders, the spouses of the founders or the children of the founders".
- "The Foundation shall work to secure the future of EKJ Rådgivende Ingeniører AS, including contributing to the company's sound management at all times and contributing to the company's welfare and reputation in the best possible way."