Chambers Ireland CSR Awards shortlist 2018

BITCI News - Communication - Jul 30, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace marks this year’s Chambers Ireland’s CSR Awards theme with the shortlisted projects across the fourteen award categories proving to be a showcase of CSR activities conducive to positive organisational change, employee benefit and much more.We are delighted to see so many of our members shortlisted for this year’s Awards.

Announcing the shortlist, Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive said: “Once again this year’s awards have motivated companies to put forward a fantastic range of entries from which we are delighted to have selected our shortlist. Globally we are undergoing a period of evaluation where CSR practices are more than simply a mainstream concept for larger companies. The change and shifting ambition in Ireland’s business world is no different, with this years’ shortlisted entries showcasing the depth and range of Irish business ingenuity in the field of CSR activities. We are excited also to reveal the shortlisted entries for our new category for the 2018 Awards, Diversity & Inclusion, which ties with our 2018 Awards theme, ‘Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace’.”

The Chambers Ireland CSR Awards are partnered with Business in the Community Ireland, sponsored by BAM Ireland and run in association with the Department of Rural and Community Development.

The awards will be presented across fourteen categories including Excellence in Community (sub-divided into Partnership with Charity, Community Programme and Volunteering), Diversity & Inclusion, Environment, Marketplace, Workplace, Communication and CSR by an SME.

The Awards Ceremony will take place on the evening of Thursday, 20th of September 2018.

Excellence in CSR Communication
  • Aldi – Aldi Foróige Partnership
  • Carbery Food Ingredients – Carbery Connect
  • Diageo Ireland – St James Gate Quarter – Conversations at the Gate
  • Lidl Ireland – A Better Tomorrow
  • The Taxback Group – GroupLife
  • Tesco Ireland – Tesco’s ‘No Time for Waste Community Chill’ Campaign
  • William Fry – William Fry Making a Difference
Excellence in Community – Partnership with Charity – LIC
  • Applegreen plc – The Applegreen Charitable Fund – Innovating for the Future
  • Bank of Ireland Group plc – Up the Hill for Jack & Jill
  • Bord Gais Energy – Focus Ireland and Bord Gáis Energy CR Partnership
  • Deloitte – Deloitte Overseas Volunteer Placement with Nurture Africa
  • Diageo Ireland – Celebrating 200 Years of the Dublin Pub – Diageo and LVA ALONE Partnership
  • Earth’s Edge – KPAP Equipment Lending Programme
  • William Fry – William Fry Partnership with the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation
Excellence in Community – Partnership with Charity – MNC
  • Boots Ireland – Partnership with a Charity
  • LinkedIn Ireland – LinkedIn for Good Jobcare partnership
  • Mace Technology Ireland – Mace and Barretstown Community Project
  • Microsoft Ireland – Enable Ireland Retro Gaming for Eye Gaze
  • Transdev Dublin Light Rail – FillaLuas Homeless Shoebox Appeal
  • Tesco Ireland – Tesco Ireland raising funds to save lives at Temple Street
  • Vodafone Ireland Ltd – Vodafone and Childline – Working Together to Keep Children Safe by Keeping them Connected
Excellence in Environment – LIC
  • AIB – AIB’s – First Green Hub
  • Deloitte – Deloitte’s Green Agenda Programme
  • eir – fresh eir
  • Gas Networks Ireland – Biodiversity Programme
Excellence in Environment – MNC
  • Aldi – Aldi Ireland Origin Green Plan
  • BioMarin International Ltd. – Making BioMarin site and local area more environmentally friendly
  • HEINEKEN Ireland – Reducing CO₂ emissions “Drop the C” in HEINEKEN Ireland
  • Intel Ireland – Biodiversity at Intel
  • Lidl Ireland – A Better Tomorrow
Excellence in Community – Volunteering – LIC
  • Bank of Ireland Group plc – The Great Bank of Ireland Backyard Blitz
  • Deloitte – WorldClass Volunteering at Deloitte
  • Earth’s Edge – Explore, Experience, Evolve
  • Three Q PERMS & TEMPS – Putting Our Skills To Work In Our Community
  • William Fry – Incognito with the Support of William Fry
Excellence in Community – Volunteering – MNC
  • Abbott – Abbott’s commitment to strategic volunteering
  • Fujitsu Ireland – Fujitsu Ireland Volunteering Programme
  • Microsoft Ireland – Microsoft Cycling Challenge for LauraLynn
  • VMware International Limited – VMware Cork Giving Network
  • Workday – Workday: Giving & Doing Programme
Excellence in Community – Community Programme – LIC
  • A&L Goodbody – A&L Goodbody’s support of literacy in the community
  • Arthur Cox – Opening the Door between Corporates and Community – Restorative Conversations with Arthur Cox
  • Deloitte – IMPACT Day
  • Energia – Energia Get Ireland Growing
  • Gas Networks Ireland – Our Universe
  • Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre – Public Legal Education Programme at the Law Society of Ireland
  • Little Island Industries Development Company – Little Island Industries Development Company
Excellence in Community – Community Programme – MNC
  • Canada Life Reinsurance – Cycling WIthout Age – Sybil Hill Nursing Home
  • Coca-Cola Ireland – Coca-Cola Thank You Fund
  • Lidl Ireland – Lidl Community Works
  • Microsoft Ireland – Special Olympics National Games
  • PayPal – Opportunity Hack
  • Tesco Ireland – Tesco Community Fund – Donating €3m to 10,000 local causes
Excellence in Workplace – LIC
  • Arthur Cox – Arthur Cox working in partnership with Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities
  • eir – eir Wellness: Live Life, Live Well
  • Friends First – Friends in the Workplace
  • William Fry – William Fry Making a Difference in the Workplace
  • SL Controls Ltd – Live Well at SL / Think Well at SL
Excellence in Workplace – MNC
  • Abbott – Abbott: Inspiring our people to LiveLifeWell
  • Boots Ireland – Boots & See Change : De-stigmatising Mental Health
  • HEINEKEN Ireland – Growing with our Communities – bringing communities together to create green urban growing spaces in partnership with GIY
  • IBM – I Like it Here!
  • Lidl Ireland and Lidl Northern Ireland – Work Safe. Live Well.
  • Veolia Ireland – Veolia’s well-being evolution
  • Workday – Workday: Fostering a Great Place to Work
Excellence in Marketplace
  • A&L Goodbody – A family renuification case – Serge and Giresse Kanymuhanga
  • Abbott Nutrition – Certificate in Abbott Management & Leadership Programme for Directors of Nursing
  • Bank of Ireland Group plc – Bank of Ireland Workbench
  • EirGrid – EirGrid’s Six-Step Approach for Public Participation in Grid Development
Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion
  • AIB Group – iMatter – no matter who I am, how I look, where I’m from, I make a difference
  • Diageo Ireland – Learning for Life Refugee & Asylum Seeker Training Programme
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car – The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Diversity, Career and Family Focus Programme
  • ESB – Managing Successful Parenting Transitions Programme
  • Fujitsu Ireland – The Women’s Business Network at Fujitsu (WBN@F)
  • Vodafone Ireland – Inclusive Talent Acquisition and Development to create a sustainable diverse and inclusive workplace
Excellence in CSR by an SME
  • Connector – Drivers of Change
  • Earth’s Edge – Guide Exchange Programme
  • Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre Cork – Yoga in the Park Cork
  • OpenApp – Rare100
  • Recycle IT – Residents Electrical Recycling Initiative
  • Republic of Work – Birthday Week in Aid of Pieta House
  • Technically Write IT Ltd – Charity and Community Involvement Committee
  • Tico Mail Works – Tico Mail Works Renewable Energy Electric Car To Work Scheme

*LIC – Large Indigenous Company

*MNC – Multinational Company


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