As part of RTÉ’s ongoing sustainability strategy, we set a target to eliminate single use plastics from restaurant operations on our Donnybrook site. The project emerged as a target from discussions within RTÉ’s Green Broadcaster Advisory Group.
DPER was awarded Best Learning & Development Strategy at the HR Leadership & Management Awards 2017. This follows their 2015 nomination for HR Magazine's Best HR Strategy 2015 Award in the Overseas Category.
Trinity College Dublin were the winners of Excellence in Community – Volunteering award at the 2016 Chambers Ireland CSR Awards in September for their Trinity Access 21 programme.
Following the introduction of “The GreenPlan©,” Kilbarrack Fire Station has been recognised as the “World’s First Carbon Neutral Fire Station” by The Green Organisation. The GreenPlan© is a New System, Empowering Society to Tackle Climate Change. The GreenPlan© is a ground-breaking model for Climate Mitigation in the Built Environment, enabling Communities to practically engage with their man-made and natural environment. The GreenPlan© started off in Kilbarrack Fire Station in 2008 with the collecting of used batteries and the need to improve Firefighters motivation.