SDG WEBINAR SERIES | Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth – REGISTER TODAY
Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Time: 1:15 PM – 2 PM
Chambers Ireland are committed to adopting practices that align with each goal within our own business as well as helping to educate and support businesses across Ireland to embrace the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This webinar series will showcase a number of different aspects to each of these goals, focusing on one goal per week over a 5-week period. Our aim is that our panel of expert speakers will offer practical advice and guidance to businesses of all sizes, particularly SMEs, in incorporating the SDGs into their own business model.
WEEK 1 | GOAL 8 – DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
This week’s webinar will cover topics such as –
- Labour participation and inclusion in the workplace
- The importance of financial, mental and physical wellbeing for SMEs and their employees
- Best practice and support for employers/employees working remotely
Shane Quinlan – Bank of Ireland
Shane Quinlan is Head of Financial Wellbeing with Bank of Ireland since 2019. He was previously Head of Premier Banking and Head of Mortgages with the bank. Prior to that he worked for Danske Bank for 6 years in a number of senior customer and strategy roles both in Ireland & Scandinavia.
Jeanne McDonagh – Open Doors Initiative
Jeanne McDonagh is CEO of the Open Doors Initiative, which works with a large number of companies and NGOs to help marginalised people such as refugees and asylum seekers, people with disabilities and youth from disadvantaged backgrounds, find employment.
Brian Kelly – MindaClient
Brian Kelly is Founder & CEO of MindaClient which is a business software platform for SMEs. It provides CRM, Field Service & Remote staff management. Three months ago MindaClient, like many companies, switched totally to remote working and has a positive tale to tell.
Colm Bergin – Bank of Ireland
Colm Bergin is Proposition Design Manager with Bank of Ireland. In this role he supported the launch of the Bank of Ireland €1bn Sustainable Finance Fund, which included Ireland’s first Green Mortgage. Prior to this he worked on the Bank’s Responsible & Sustainable Business Team.
Colm is a member of Chambers Ireland’s Sustainable Business Council.