Tesco is one of the largest private sector employers in Ireland, with 13,000 colleagues working in our 151 stores, head office and two distribution centres nationwide. Our sustainability and CSR strategy - our Little Helps Plan - sets out how we will make a positive difference to our colleagues, customers, communities, suppliers, shareholders and the environment by addressing the most pressing social and environmental issues of our time. As we faced into the unprecedented circumstances surrounding our business as a result of COVID-19, we demonstrated our commitment to our colleagues, customers and communities nationwide by: prioritising health and safety in all our operations, providing extra help for those who need it, working closely with suppliers, and supporting our communities.
In the face of a global pandemic, Novartis has mobilized R&D capabilities, medicines, clinical trials expertise and aid, to address the Coronavirus pandemic. Novartis, through its employees in Dublin and Cork, is supporting the fight against COVID-19.
At Deloitte, our purpose is to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people, our community and our planet. During these unprecedented times, we have really considered each element of our purpose in more detail than ever before. Though our people are now further away, we are more connected than ever and are committed to activating our purpose throughout this pandemic, achieving a ‘new normal’ and emerging more resilient.
Pramerica have a significant CSR strategy & whilst we fully engage in all four dimensions of CSR, due to the urgency of COVID-19 global crisis & the challenges we all face, we have targeted our immediate focus on the Community, Workplace & Marketplace. Pramerica have senior leaders & volunteers fully committed to Pramerica’s CSR Strategy & the development of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on impact & outcomes.
In June 2019, Danone Dairy Ireland became the first Irish food company to be certified as a BCorp. BCorp is a mark of trust that recognizes a company’s ambition to act beyond financial profit and put purpose at the heart of its business strategy.
To celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland, Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) planned to print a reading guide in 2018, containing books about, written and illustrated by women. At KPMG we recognised that this presented a unique opportunity to create a bespoke volunteering programme for our people based on the idea of these ‘BOLD GIRLS.’ We approached CBI with the idea of creating a skill-based volunteering programme to compliment the planned booklet.
The Open Doors initiative is a collaboration of Irish businesses, organisations and NGOs determined to change the lives of marginalised groups in Irish society through training and employment opportunities.
Speedpak Group operates commercial businesses to support long term unemployed people get back to work by providing real work experience, accredited industry training, mentoring and tailored supports. The combination of trading and training transforms lives.
Learning for Life is a programme designed to inspire and transform the lives of people throughout the communities in which we operate.
Work to Learn is a proven, effective work experience programme for young people facing educational and work-readiness challenges,. The programme supports them in finding self-esteem and pathways to work, and it strengthens engagement in education. We are looking to further expand the programme in 2020 and beyond and we are looking for additional employers to provide work placements.