Midlands Science was delighted to collaborate with Bord na Móna to deliver some exciting and interactive workshops during 2017 and these events proved to be an effective way to engage young children about the diversity of science and technology and how it is such a big part of everyday life. Bord Na Móna has a number of sites in the Midlands that welcome visits from the public and particularly young people to learn more about the advances being made in the areas of renewable energy technology, power generation and ecology to name but a few.
Pro bono work is an opportunity for staff from the firm to exercise their professional services free of charge, or for a substantially reduced fee, to disadvantaged or marginalised people who cannot afford legal services. Arthur Cox has had a series of secondments at the Immigrant Council of Ireland since 2013 whereby trainees spend a number of months working at the Council. The results are of huge benefit to the many migrant families that access the Council’s legal services annually.
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.
Cisco Galway have been working with Age Action for more than 5 years bridging the generational divide and giving computer classes to the more mature members of our community. Originally the computer classes were convened in local libraries or community halls, however, due to the lack of availability of locations, Cisco now bring the students of Age Action into the Cisco Galway offices.
Bord na Móna's Eco Rangers schools programme is one of a range of communication and engagement events promoting value of biodiversity as part of Bord na Móna's Biodiversity Action Plan 2016-2021.
Bank of Ireland's Workbench project connects entrepreneurs, the community, and bank branches by offering start-ups and entrepreneurs free dedicated space for co-working, seminars, clinics and events to encourage innovation and new ideas.
Freightspeed was the winner of both the transport award at the 2017 Green Business Awards and The Green Mover Award at the 2017 Irish Logistics & Transport Awards for their work with the HSE.
Tico Mail Works is an SME specializing in bulk mail fulfilment with 41 staff members who have made work/life balance and supporting their staff a cornerstone of their approach to CSR
At each of Dropbox's 13 global offices, including Dublin, the Dropbox for Good Corporate Social Responsibility Programme aims to make a tangible and long lasting positive impact in the community. Through this CSR initiative Dropbox Dublin is currently engaged with two organisations, the Solas Project and CASA.