A month long Green Ribbon campaign is taking place during May 2015 to promote the Green Ribbon which is now the international symbol for mental health awareness and promote positive mental health. Just like the pink ribbon became a symbol for breast cancer awareness the Green Ribbon has been established as the international symbol for
Some of Ireland’s leading businesses have been certified with the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The benefits are many including the internal benefits gained from the process itself which identifies risks, gaps and opportunities in operations and then the recognition that your company can gain externally when they actually achieve and become certified with the Mark.
Business in the Community Ireland has long recognised the business case for strategic community involvement. As our member companies strategise their approaches to community engagement we recognised the benefits of mapping social issues with view to identifying key areas where business could have clear impacts. As a result, in 2014, we successfully sought funding from
Our In Conversation piece this month features Lisa Harlow, External Relations Manager at Intel Ireland.
Transdev encourages you to play your part – see it, report it. Ireland’s largest anti-racism campaign was launched across the public transport network on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 with the support of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, the National Transport Authority, and Transdev and transport providers. Over 2,000 posters and an extensive social media campaign
Over €100,000 was raised by Tesco stores across the country on Friday, 17th April in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. Tesco colleagues and customers baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations to help raise some much-needed dough for the children’s hospital. All 149 stores across the country took part in
Accenture’s 2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measurable Difference,” highlights Accenture’s efforts around the globe to collaborate with others to improve the way the world works and lives. It also features a series of new goals to help the organisation increase its impact. By the end of fiscal 2020, Accenture will: Equip more than 3 million people with the skills to get a job
AIB recently won the Green Large Organisation of the Year award for a wide range of initiatives and its integrated sustainability. As part of AIB overall business, they are focused on lending in the Energy Sector. AIB have a dedicated Energy Finance Team and an Energy Efficiency Lending Fund which allows energy savings to be
On Wednesday April 8th the best of Ireland’s green sector were recognised and celebrated at the 2015 Green Awards . We would like to congratulate all the winners particularly our members. The Green Transport Award Luas winning the Green Transport Award recognises the “public-private collaboration to achieve energy savings”. This collaborative approach is provided for in the Dublin
It’s coming to that time of year where many people start enjoying the outdoors again. Corporate team days and charity fundraisers based in the outdoors have become increasingly popular. However as increasing numbers of people seek the beauty and exhilaration of outdoor recreation in Ireland, our collective mark on the environment and its natural process