Winners Webinar Series
This series highlights the 2020 winners of the Sustainable Business Impact Awards. Hear from the teams who set up and run award-winning sustainability, colloborative, charitable and wellbeing initiatives within their businesses and organisations.
The aim of this hub is to be a source of information and inspiration to companies, of all sizes, across Ireland so that they can undertake similar projects.
— WINNERS WEBINARS SERIES HUB —
Watch all the webinars in this series back here.
EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE – LIC
Project name: SOLAS Workplace Choir
About: SOLAS Workplace Choir was established in 2018 with the aim of improving employee wellbeing and to offer staff members an alternative form of mindfulness. Since then, it has formed a partnership with Mountjoy Prison’s ‘Inhouse Voices’ choir. Hear more about the SOLAS Workplace Choir below:
EXCELLENCE IN CSR COMMUNICATIONS
Company: Lidl Ireland
Project name: Lidl More for Youth – Jigsaw/Lidl Listen Campaign
About: Since 2018, through our ‘A Better Tomorrow’ initiative, Lidl have partnered with Jigsaw – the National Centre for Youth Mental Health, pledging to fundraise €1 million and use Lidl’s communication platforms to build awareness for youth mental health. Find out more below:
EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY – VOLUNTEERING – LIC
Company: A&L Goodbody
Project name: Supporting housing rights and homelessness through free legal assistance
About: One of Ireland’s biggest and most pressing social issue is access to affordable and sustainable housing. Partnered with Mercy Law Resource Centre and Focus Ireland, A&L Goodbody lawyers attend an out-reach clinic every Wednesday afternoon to support individuals and families experiencing homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Find out more below:
EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY – VOLUNTEERING – MNC
Company: IBM & Cisco Ireland
Project name: ICU Family Link
About: Patients in University Hospital Galway’s ICU are using specially adapted video conferencing technology, known as ICU FamilyLink, to communicate with family and clinical teams due to visiting restrictions brought about by Covid-19. Through collaboration between IBM, Cisco and NUI Galway, a secure system was designed for easy setup by non-technical people to allow close family members to see and speak to their loved ones in ICU. Find out more about the project below: