Our Strategic Plan and our 50th Anniversary programme allowed us to re-frame our guiding principles into a focussed Community Engagement programme. This programme – Community & Local Economic Development – has become one of the key pillars of our “Strategy 2021”. Our goal is to create a positive member experience and to have a positive impact on the local community.
We are the only carbon neutral hotel in Ireland and our aim now is to become carbon negative. We started doing a lot of green initiatives in 2013 and the CSR side of things evolved from there. It creates team-spirit as well as being good in every aspect for the business, employee, environment and community.
SMEs, though often operating with smaller resources and budgets, often engage in meaningful and high quality CSR work which proves that size is not a factor in the capabilities of a business to make a positive impact in the world.
CSR is part of what we do. We are small and for CSR to make sense to us, it has to be part of how we do business. Watch how Afanite engage with the dimensions of CSR and the SDGs.
Our charity involvement requires massive engagement from our employees. We developed a Charity and Community Involvement (CCI) committee to identify areas in which employees wished to donate their time and money to.
At DHR Communications, we have chosen to make our CSR commitment an integral part of all our work. Our team shares a strong value system, which is reflected in our work in the Dublin 8 community and beyond.
We have asked our team to get involved in their community to foster growth and invest in healthy communities. We have funded and are organising, promoting and running Mental Health Workshops for the community of West Waterford.
We have a company-wide project engaging in the circular economy, whether through inventive solutions to food waste at the cafes, or finding new uses for industrial waste at the roastery.
Keystone Procurement is a specialised procurement advisory business established in 2014. Our aim is to be innovative in the solutions that we propose to clients.Our ethos when it comes to inclusive employment is that we do not have a specific policy, it is just what we do. Culture is what you do every day, it is in our nature to treat staff equally and to embrace diversity.
Achill Island Sea Salt was founded with the ethos of harnessing our local resources to create a sustainable product. We aim for sustainability in all operations, efficient use of renewable and non-renewable resources and to act with a social and moral character. Sustainability is embodied within our company culture.