Archives: 2017

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SMEs case study 10: IQuTech: closing the loop for a sustainable economy

“We help other companies be more sustainable by maximising the life of consumer products and minimising the use of finite resources.” What the company does One of the big challenges for consumer electronics companies is to reduce environmental impact. According to the EC, the sector has the largest potential for eco-innovations. IQuTech partners with the big


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SMEs case study 9: Tico Mail Works: shrinking costs by reducing energy consumption

“By keeping costs at a minimum, we can remain a competitive and sustainable business” What the company did Tico Mail Works reduced energy consumption over a five year period, giving it smaller bills – and a smaller carbon footprint. The project was so successful that it has recently undertaken an audit to assess energy usage throughout the


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Case Study 8: DHR Communications: strong company values for a powerful reputation

“Our location in The Liberties defines us in many ways. We strongly encourage all staff to engage with the community in which we are based.”   What the company did DHR Communications has a company-wide CSR programme, which focuses strongly on enhancing Dublin 8, the community in which the company is based. A number of its


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Case study 7: Ceridian: Building employee engagement by giving back to the community

“We believe that strong engagement with our PayBack Foundation shows our colleagues’ satisfaction with the company.” Ceridian employees taking part in the ‘Adare to Survive’ challenge What the company did Ceridian wanted to find a way to pay back into the local community and, in 1997, Ceridian UK created its own registered charity – The