Global business has a unique role in advancing the United Nations’ 2017 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While these goals, ranging from ending poverty to protecting our planet, were developed by governments, governments alone cannot achieve them. Partnerships with the business community are essential. That is why several years ago, IBM became a founding member of IMPACT 2030, a global, private sector-led collaboration dedicated to mobilising corporate volunteers in service to advance the achievement of the SDGs.
SAP equips students to thrive with Skills @ Work programme. At SAP, our purpose is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. Core to this, is our corporate social responsibility mission, to equip young people with the skills they need to thrive in the digital economy.
Transdev’s CSR strategy focus’s on reinforcing the understanding and reputation of the LUAS service that the company provides as well as that of the staff and the company across the disparate communities served by Transdev Luas. It supports the client, city and communities in tackling some of the wider social challenges facing both transport providers (SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities) and the city in general and also plays a crucial role in tackling some of the direct challenges facing Luas, particularly in respect of anti-social behaviour and fare evasion.
The Deloitte volunteering programme is an integral part of our Global “WorldClass” initiative. A commitment globally to prepare 50 million futures by 2030 for a world of opportunity in-line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Over the past two years children's author and poet Catherine Ann Cullen has been working with pupils in St Joseph's Co-ed Primary School in East Wall in Dublin with a view to improving their creativity and literacy skills. Catherine Ann was the professional writer selected as part of a new writer-in-residence programme, a three-year partnership created by A&L Goodbody under the Docklands Arts Fund. It is the first school residency in the country supported by a company.
Check out AIM2Flourish case study on Transforming Old Peat Harvesting Site for People and Community. AIM2Flourish connects students with business leaders to discover and learn about innovations that do good and do well.
Green Business is a free and confidential resource efficiency service for all types of SMEs in Ireland. In October 2016, they launched an online Resource Efficiency Tool. The Tool for REsource Efficiency (TREE) allows businesses to carry out a quick assessment of their current business practices and take less than 15 minutes to complete. Business will receive a tailor made report with suggestions for more efficient management of energy, water and materials within their business.