We have a long history of giving back to our local community in the form of corporate donations, fundraising, volunteering and pro bono, and recognise CSR as an area of increasing importance to our clients, our staff and our community. These stakeholders are increasingly calling upon us to use our innovative and solutions-based business approach to address issues of sustainability. Our support of Incognito enabled us to engage in an innovative fundraising campaign which has offered our staff a wide variety of volunteering opportunities – from contributing original artwork, to volunteering time, to offering expertise and upskilling – with a real focus on leveraging our skill and knowledge to create capacity and longer-term impact for the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation.
Voxpro – powered by TELUS International, is a global provider of customer experience solutions to the world’s leading technology companies, including Airbnb, Google and Nest. The company employs over 3,500 team members based in seven centres of excellence across Europe, the US and Asia; 1,800 team members work from Voxpro’s HQ in Cork.
At KPMG we believe in Corporate Citizenship. It is at the heart of all great organisations, and we are committed to making a real difference to the communities in which we operate. All organisations have responsibility to their people, their clients and societies. We believe a real commitment to Corporate Citizenship unites an organisation, strengthens its reputation and creates vital links with the communities in which it operates. We want our employees to be part of this effort and actively get involved in community activities that will ultimately make a real positive impact on society.
A business mentoring programme (phase 2) was established in October 2017 between 12 Senior Executives from Microsoft Ireland and 12 Enterprise Ireland and Local Enterprise Office client companies.
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.
Midlands Science is a not-for-profit development company, which works to create greater interest in STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths] education and skills among students, teachers and members of the public in the four counties of the Midlands [Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath]. At Integra all employees are encouraged to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work and to extend their caring to meaningful causes across the globe. Integra’s local partnership with Midlands Science has enabled the company to facilitate the organization and delivery of hands-on workshops in local primary and secondary schools during the Midlands Science Festival, which is held annually during national Science Week.