Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

The 2019 CSR Awards ceremony took place on the evening of Thursday 19 September 2019.

Scroll down to view the shortlisted projects for each Awards category and the Winning projects for each Awards category.

To view the Shortlist for the Outstanding Achievement in CSR, click here.

Excellence in CSR Communication

Applegreen – Driving engagement and awareness in our communities

Coca-Cola – #YouthEmpowered

Energia – Energia’s Charity Starts at Home

European Recycling Platform Ireland – Batteries for Barretstown *WINNER*

Microsoft Ireland – Digital Skills for All

Excellence in Community – Partnership with Charity – LIC

A&L Goodbody – A&L Goodbody partnership with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Cork International Hotel – Cork International Hotel & BUMBLEance Charity Partnership

Dalata Hotel Group – Dalata Digs Deep

Earths’ Edge – KPAP Equipment Lending Programme

Gala Retail – Gala Retails’ Platinum Sponsorship of Special Olympics Ireland *WINNER*

Linesight – Maths-Whizz – a virtual maths tuition programme

Primark – Our Promise. Their Future

RSM Ireland – The 2018 RSM Ireland charity partnership with Peter McVerry Trust

Excellence in Community – Partnership with Charity – MNC

Boots Ireland – Boots Ireland and the Irish Cancer Society *WINNER*

Cisco Systems – Partnership with A Charity

Dell – Creating Brighter Futures with Barnardos

Lidl Ireland and Jigsaw – One Good Adult

Qualtrics – 5 For The Fight

Tesco Ireland – Tesco Ireland raising funds to save lives at Temple Street

Excellence in Community – Community Programme – LIC

A&L Goodbody – A&L Goodbody’s Step Up Community Programme

Deloitte – Deloitte’s Difference in Dublin 8

Gas Networks Ireland – Energize

Holmes O’Malley Sexton – HOMS Solicitors Transition Year Programme

Law Society of Ireland Diploma Centre – Public Legal Education

Mason Hayes & Curran – Engage & Educate Fund

National University of Ireland, Galway – Community Knowledge Initiative

SSE Ireland – Galway Wind Park Community Fund *WINNER*

Excellence in Community – Community Programme – MNC

Amgen Technology – Amgen Dun Laoghaire’s CSR Programme

GSK Dungarvan – Making a Difference

Intel Ireland – Pride of Place

Tesco Ireland – Tesco Community Fund in 2018 *WINNER*

VMware International – Kickstart – Cloud Careers Program

Excellence in Community – Volunteering – LIC

A&L Goodbody -Volunteer Housing Law Clinic with Focus Ireland and Mercy Law

Bank of Ireland – The Great Bank of Ireland Backyard Blitz

Earth’s Edge – Explore, Experience, Evolve

KPMG – KPMG’s Bold Girls initiative *WINNER*

Excellence in Community – Volunteering – MNC

Dell – Legacy of Good, Making a Real Difference 2017-2018

Intel Ireland – Intel Involved Volunteers Making a Difference *WINNER*

Microsoft Ireland – Microsoft Empowering Transformation at the Simon Community

Workday – Giving & Doing

Excellence in Environment – LIC

Carbery Group – Every Drop Counts

Dawn Meats – Dawn Meats Origin Green Strategy

Gas Networks Ireland – Biodiversity Enhancement Programme

Hotel Doolin – Green Team Work *WINNER*

Excellence in Environment – MNC

Astellas Ireland – Astellas Leading light for life – Striving for Sustainability *WINNER*

Aldi Ireland – Aldi Carbon Reduction Project

Fidelity Investments Ireland – Fidelity Ireland’s Go Green Initiative

FoodSpace – FoodSpace Ireland making a difference.

Tesco Ireland – Tesco Ireland Waste Management Strategy ‘No Time for Waste’

Excellence in Marketplace

A&L Goodbody – ALGs collaborative project with the Irish Refugee Council’s Independent Law Centre *WINNER*

Arthur Cox – Arthur Cox and Amicus – Fighting for Justice on Death Row

Dawn Meats – Dawn Meats sustainable sourcing

Eirgrid – Pilot EirGrid Community Fund, Mullingar-Kinnegad

Energia – Energia Netatmo

Excellence in Workplace – LIC

Arthur Cox – The Arthur Cox Work Experience for All Programme *WINNER*

Collins McNicholas – In Pursuit of Excellence in our Expanding Workplace

Energia – Energia’s Values in Action Employee Awards

Gas Networks Ireland – Walking the Talk – A study of the impact of coaching while walking

Excellence in Workplace – MNC

Fidelity Investments Ireland – The Fidelity Ireland Well4Life Program

Veolia Ireland – Mental Health First Aiders

VMware International – The Cork Giving Network’s Mental Health Month *WINNER*

Workday – Workday Wellbeing

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion

Dublin Bus – Workplace Gender Transition Policy and Guidelines *WINNER*

ESB – ESB Traineeship Programme for People with disabilities

Fidelity Investments Ireland – Inclusive Workplace – Fidelity Ireland

Johnson & Johnson – J&J Campus Ireland WiSTEM2D

Microsoft Ireland – One Microsoft Diversity and Inclusion

Version 1 – The Version 1 Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

Excellence in CSR by an SME

Acorn Regulatory – The Empower Initiative

Earth’s Edge – Carbon Emission Offsetting

Easytrip – Easytrip support Blood Bikes *WINNER*

Himalaya Yoga Valley Cork – Yoga Outreach Programme

MKO – Cope Helping Hands Project

SECAD Partnership CLG – Wild Work

Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre – Make Nutrition Your Goal, Fueling Your Futsal

Tico Mail Works – Tico Mail Works Corporate Social Responsibility Improvement Campaign


*LIC – Large Indigenous Company

*MNC– Multinational Company


Judging Panels

The independent judging panel is made up of respected individuals working in various fields. The panel act independently at all times.

Click on the image below to read the CSR Awards brochure distributed on the night of the 2019 awards

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