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

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 clients

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

BCP: benefitting the company with a CSR policy

“Our reputation as a responsible business has resulted in an easier recruitment process, more motivated and productive employees and excellent staff retention”   What the company did BCP launched its Quarterly Volunteering Programme in 2014. Through the programme, BCP staff nominate a charity and volunteer time to either fundraise or just lend a helping hand. For

Three Q PERMS & TEMPS: positive branding and increased referrals by supporting the community

“For us, responsible business is at the core of what we do”   What the company did At Three Q PERMS & TEMPS , we utilised the company’s skills to assist people who were out of work to search for and secure employment and also promoted jobs in the charity sector. We work with three different groups: Unemployed: We work

Sandymount Hotel: green policy reduces costs and boosts business

“Our Green policies have brought us valuable corporate bookings and produced dramatic savings in energy and water costs” What the company did Our comprehensive Green Policy at Sandymount Hotel began as a management decision to cut costs, but we now understand the wider benefits of ‘being green’. We’ve reduced our energy and water consumption, and

Reducing costs and promoting the business through energy efficiency

“We make this effort because we believe that the Earth’s resources are finite and we need to help protect it” What the company did Over the years, the Killary Adventure Company has implemented a number of energy efficiency measures: We have a Kingspan 6kW Wind Turbine which provides about 30% of the power to our business on a

TEG: Building supply chain stability and sustainability by monitoring supplier performance

“A two-way supplier engagement process has seen a big increase in on-time deliveries to us and subsequently for us onto our customers“ What the company did We carry out a monthly review of each supplier’s performance to a set of criteria including on time Delivery & Quality through Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs). Each supplier receives feedback

Making savings on utility bills while reducing environmental impact

“We have made savings while reducing our environmental impact by using less energy, alternative methods or recycling more” What the company did We are always working on improving our environmental impact. For example, we continually evaluate our waste and our energy usage. This allows us to make savings to the end utility bill but also