Support of the visual arts is a core part of the CSR strategy. In addition to holding one of the country’s most significant private corporate collections of Irish and international contemporary art MHC work closely with visual arts organisations to provide support with a particular emphasis on education programmes.
A case study on Marks and Spencer's CSR programme focusing on the 4 pillars of Ireland National CSR Plan: The Workplace, The Marketplace, The Environment and The Community
On November 26th 2016 100 orchards were planted simultaneously across the country to mark Ireland’s 1916 Centenary celebrations. GIY’s Community Manager Karen O’Donohoe described the ‘Orchard in an Hour’ project as “an edible lasting legacy during the 1916 centenary celebrations”.