FOOD HAMPERS, GIFTS AND HOSPITAL PACKS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO FAMILIES IN NEED IRELAND’S LARGEST ‘GIVING TREE’ AND CHRISTMAS MARKET IN COLLEGE GREEN IN 2014, BANK OF IRELAND’S GIVE TOGETHER PROGRAMME HAS HELPED TO RAISE OVER €2.7m FOR CHARITY NATIONWIDE Bank of Ireland is coordinating a nationwide fundraising and volunteering effort to support St Vincent
Veolia has begun a partnership with Thomastown Community River Trust to help restore a natural swimming area within the river Nore at Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. Once a well used amenity for swimmers and canoeists, the weir was destroyed by floods in 2008 rendering the pool area unfit for purpose. Since then, active local fundraising and
Coca-Cola Hellenic Ireland on the 26th November announced details of the tenth annual Designated Driver campaign. The company has invested €6m in the award-winning campaign over the past decade to help promote road safety during the Christmas period. By working closely with the licensed trade, the company offers the designated driver in a group the
Last month Intel Ireland unveiled their 2014 Women in Technology scholars at a special awards ceremony held at the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin. This is the third year of the Women in Technology for Intel in Leixlip where the initiative was introduced following the success of the same program which has been supported
Cork Lower Harbour Energy Group demonstrated how a collaborative venture between four well-known companies in the pharma/medical devices sector (DePuy Synthes, GSK, Janssen Biologics and Novartis) can have widespread benefits. The group built three 3MW wind turbines, reducing their sites’ electricity costs by 30% and used a community outreach team to assist with grant funding
For Brendan Jennings, managing partner of professional services firm Deloitte, corporate and social responsibility is not just a big deal, it’s an all-pervasive one. “I see CSR as a fundamental issue for us and I see it in broader terms than perhaps people have traditionally viewed it,” he says. “Our role in society is very
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Ready For Work Our Ready for Work programme has supported 29 clients into employment in 2014. Additionally the programme has seen to completion the Sli Beatha project, which has provided 5 people with enduring mental health difficulties real experiences of work. Another project making 2014 unique is the Ballymun Youth Guarantee pilot , in partnership with the Ballymun Job Centre, this initiative has
Martina Devlin on a happy ending in a week the nation was shocked by one man’s death in a Dublin doorway:
December is that time of the year to take a step back and review the year that was. Take a look at the milestones from the Network:
At our recent Annual Network Meeting our CEO Tina Roche gave an overview on the 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility trends.
Throughout 2015, we are hosting a wide range of training, networking and expert seminars on a variety of corporate responsibility topics, many suitable for various departments across our member companies. Click on the Events Calendar to download and get dates in your diary for the year ahead.
Videos of all the panel sessions and keynotes from the Responsible Business Forum 2014 and CEO Forum are now available on our YouTube channel.
Videos of all the panel sessions and keynotes from the Responsible Business Forum 2014 and CEO Forum are now available on our YouTube channel. Relive the inspiring moments from the conference in our highlights video. For presentations from some of the speakers at the breakout sessions please see below: David Wylie, Procurement Director at Centrica Plc spoke