An Post take home the Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Business Impact Award

Sep 23, 2022

 

An Post take home the Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Business Impact Award

An Post has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Business Impact at Chambers Ireland’s Sustainable Business Impact Awards 2022, at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road in Dublin tonight (22 September 2022). By demonstrating commitment to sustainability in its company values and consistently meeting key judging criteria across all aspects of sustainability, An Post received the Outstanding Achievement Award.

Speaking at the Awards ceremony, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said,

“Congratulations to An Post and the winners of the award categories, whom we recognise for their achievements.

Our awards reveal how the benchmark of quality among projects implemented by businesses across Ireland continues to be driven upwards.

The programmes and activities developed by businesses of all sizes continues to evolve every year and have become ever more proactive at addressing current sustainability challenges. Tonight’s winning projects have also demonstrated engagement with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, in everything they do.”

This nineteenth annual Awards ceremony was kindly sponsored by BAM Ireland. The Department of Rural and Community Development sponsored the Social Enterprise category and One4all sponsored the Excellence in Workplace Award.

Each winner was presented with a specially commissioned trophy designed by Waterford Crystal.

Commenting on the Awards, Alasdair Henderson, Executive Director, BAM Ireland said. ‘As a purpose-led business, we want to enhance people’s lives, ensuring that our activities leave a lasting legacy for local communities. It gives us great pleasure to once again sponsor these awards. Congratulations to all the inspirational participants and particularly to An Post  on their dedication to work collaboratively to find innovative and sustainable ways to positively impact people and planet.’

In addition, Chambers Ireland presented a Special Recognition Award to the Civil Service Covid Business Support Teams, reflecting the enormous contribution made to business sustainability by those civil servants charged with delivering the various Government Covid supports to businesses on a timely and efficient basis. Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said “The work of these teams has contributed enormously to the remarkable economic recovery since the end of the worst of the Covid crisis. Without timely and effective deployment of the various Government schemes, companies would have failed in large numbers from a lack of cash flow and countless employees left without any income. We are delighted to take this opportunity to recognise their unprecedented work and commitment.”

-ENDS-

For further information please contact James Kiernan on 087 671 8468 or email james.kiernan@chambers.e

 

Editor’s Note:

 

The full list of winners is below.

  •  LIC – Large Indigenous Company
  • MNC– Multinational Company

 

The Sustainable Business Impact Awards category winners are:

 

Special Recognition Award – Sustaining Business during the Covid-19 pandemic

Civil Service Covid Business Support Team with representatives from Departments of Finance; Enterprise, Trade & Employment; Social Protection; Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media; and The Revenue Commissioners

 

Communication – LIC

Supervalu – Save the Bees

 

Communication – MNC

Aldi Ireland – Better Everyday

 

Partnership with Charity – LIC

Trigon Hotels – Trigon Hotels in Partnership with Cope Foundation

 

Partnership with Charity – MNC

Lidl Ireland – Combatting Period Poverty with Dignity

 

Excellence in Environment – LIC

An Post – Decarbonisation strategy

 

Excellence in Environment – MNC

MSD Ireland – See Green, Be Green

 

Volunteering

Intel Ireland – Volunteering in our communities

 

Community Programme – LIC

Arthur Cox – Strengthening Access to Justice for Communities through FLAC’s information line

 

Community Programme – MNC

Vodafone Ireland – Hi Digital

 

Workplace – sponsored by One4All

Brown Thomas Arnotts – Reinventing Retail: Creating a Sustainable Future through Workplace Experience

 

Social Enterprise – supported by the Department of Rural & Community Development

A&L Goodbody – ALG & SEI collaboration to unlock the potential of social enterprise

 

Diversity & Inclusion – LIC

Bowsy – Diversity Launch

 

Diversity & Inclusion – MNC

Mason, Hayes & Curran – The Engage & Educate Fund 2022

 

Sustainable Impact by a Small or Medium Business

Jiminy Eco Toys – Inspiring a Playful Sustainable World

 

Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Business Impact 2022

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