In January 2019, the Government of Ireland decided that government departments and public bodies will lead the way in reducing generation of single use plastics and waste. This decision recognises that the public service must demonstrate its commitment to sustainable development and use its influence to persuade others of the changes required to reduce our impact on the environment.
CSR Ambassadors: Deborah Dignam, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, David O'Flynn, Dawn Meats (CSR Forum Member) and Elisha Collier-O'Brien, Chambers Ireland (CSR Forum Member) presented at the second meeting of the National SDG Stakeholder Forum on Friday 19th October.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum met in Cootehill, Co Cavan on 17th September and organised a CSR networking event for local businesses to drive awareness of CSR for SMEs.
The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, in collaboration with Efficient Consumer Approach Ireland (ECR), are hosting their fifth annual Feeding Ireland’s Future Initiative (FIF) for young jobseekers, which will run from 21st May until 1st June. Some 20 leading companies will provide young jobseekers with practical help and advice on their CVs, interview techniques and job searching skills, as well offering them an opportunity to gain practical knowledge of a range of careers.
The 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report showcases a profound shift facing business leaders worldwide: The rapid rise of what we call the social enterprise. This shift reflects the growing importance of social capital in shaping an organisations purpose, guiding its relationships with stakeholders, and influencing its ultimate success or failure.
Applications for the CSR Awards 2018 are now officially closed. The shortlist for the CSR Awards will be announced mid to late July 2018.
The winners of the tenth annual Green Awards were announced on Tuesday, February 20th, at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin.
The report published by Mental Health Reform, entitled Steps into Work, has shown that people with severe mental health difficulties can get work in the open labour market when provided with integrated supports.
Check out the Chambers Ireland CSR Guide for SME's
End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. The Sustainable Development Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations and world leaders. Have a look at just a few of the many things you can do to make an impact!