September was an important month in relation to celebrating the fantastic CSR initiatives from businesses in Ireland. We would like to congratulate in particular the member companies that have received the Chambers Ireland and Business to Arts Awards.
Chambers Ireland Awards
The awards were announced at a black tie dinner on the 7th September 2017.Congratulations to KPMG who won the overall CSR award and also:
Bank of Ireland , Excellence in Community Programme LIC – Bank of Ireland ‘Enterprise Town’
Ulster Bank , Excellence in CSR Communications – Ulster Bank, ‘Making a difference in our communities’
Amgen, Excellence in Community Programme MNC – Amgen ‘Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow’
ESB, Excellence in Supporting Youth Employment – ESB Networks ‘Apprenticeship Programme’
Vodafone, Excellence in Workplace CSR MNC – Vodafone Ireland ‘Think Well, Live Well, Feel Well’
Lidl ,Excellence in Environment MNC – Lidl Ireland for Origin Green Project
Boots, Excellence in Community Partnership with a Charity MNC – Boots Ireland & partnership with the Irish Cancer Society
Business to Arts Awards
The Allianz Business to Arts Awards were announced at a colourful ceremony in the Bord Gais Theatre on September 4th. Congratulations to all our member companies who were recognised on the night.
A&L Goodbody won ‘Best Use of Creativity in the Community’ for their Writer-in-Residence Programme with Catherine Ann Cullen and St Joseph’s primary school in East Wall.
Accenture were honoured for the ‘Women on Walls’ project with the Royal Irish Academy, and they also received the ‘Judges’ Special Recognition Award for Portfolio of Investment’ for ‘Accent on Arts’, GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin and ‘Women on Walls’ with the RIA, Vera Klute, Blaise Smith and El Zorerro Films.
Bank of Ireland’s partnership with Junk Kouture won the ‘Best Long Term Partnership’ award.
ESB won ‘Best Creative Staff Engagement’ for their work with the Science Gallery Dublin on the ‘MAKESHOP Programme’.