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CSR Awards

There a number of awards events recognizing good Corporate Social Responsibility practices for which you can nominate your business.

 General CSR Awards

The Chambers Ireland Awards

The 13th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Awards took place on September 1st 2016 in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. ESB were the 2016 winners of the Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility.

Local Chambers also provide region specific awards for good CSR practices.

The SME Awards

The SME Awards offer two awards related to Corporate Social Responsibility for small and medium businesses. These are the best Community Minded Company and the best Environmentally Minded Company.

The Friendly Business Awards

The Friendly Business Awards are based on a number of criteria including Community Impact, Disability Access and Eco-Friendliness

Social Responsibility Reporting Award

Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society run the Published Accounts Awards. These are national awards and they include a Social Responsibility Reporting Award open to businesses in all sectors.

Startup Awards

In 2016 the Startup Awards introduced a Best Sustainable Startup award.

The Social Entrepreneur Ireland Awards

The Social Entrepreneur Ireland Awards acknowledge social entrepreneur-led projects that address a societal challenge in a new or better way. These projects must be mission driven, effective and have the potential to scale their impact.

The Social Innovation Tournament

At a European level the European Investment Bank Insitute runs the Social Innovation Tournament to reward European entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical or environmental impact.

The Environment

 The Sustainable Energy Awards

The Sustainable Energy Awards are run by the SEAI to recognize energy efficient businesses. Awards are given across various categories including 'Small Business'.

The Green Awards

The Green Awards reward environmentally friendly business practices in Ireland and offer awards for businesses of all sizes.

The Small Firms Association Business Awards

The Small Firms Association give out awards in a number of categories including the Sustainable Energy Award sponsored by SEAI.

The Community

The Volunteer Ireland Awards

The Volunteer Ireland Awards is an awards programme run by Volunteer Ireland that aims to shine a light on the remarkable work of volunteers around the country by celebrating them on a national level.

Philanthropist of the Year Award

The Philanthropist of the Year Awards were established by The Community Foundation for Ireland to recognise the extraordinary generosity and leadership of philanthropists. Each year nominations are sought from community, voluntary, and charity groups around the country which may wish to recognise an outstanding patron who has helped their cause over the years.

The Business to Arts Awards

The Business to Arts Awards recognise companies , artists and arts organisations that develop creative partnerships to bring businesses and the arts into mutually beneficial relationships across society.

The Workplace

Great Place to Work: Best Workplaces Awards

Great Place to Work Institute's best workplaces initiatives recognise leading organisations of all sizes in more than 45 countries worldwide including Ireland

The HR Leadership and Management Awards

The HR Leadership and Management Awards offer a range of CSR related awards including Best Use of CSR in HR, Best Workplace Diversity Strategy, and Best Learning and Development Strategy.

 IASE Best Practice Awards

The Best Practice Awards, organised by the IASE, recognise and celebrate the achievements of those who are working every day to bring about more inclusion of people with disabilities in Irish workplaces

The Women Mean Business Awards

The Women Mean Business Awards include the Social Entrepreneur Award and the Empowering Women Award which recognises businesses that are proactive in their approach to women in the workforce and that actively empower women to develop their careers.

The Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards

The Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards include many awards relating to good CSR practices including a Green Award, a Right Place to Work award, and a workplace Wellbeing Award.

FDI People Development Award

The Foreign Direct Investment Awards include a FDI People Development Award.

The Workplace Wellbeing Day Awards

The Workplace Wellbeing Day Awards recognise and celebrate organisations that have made a measurable contribution towards improving the health and wellbeing of their employees.

The Marketplace

The National Procurement & Supply Chain Awards

The National Procurement & Supply Chain Awards includes a Green Project of the Year.

Sector Specific Awards

Tech Excellence Awards

The Tech Excellence Awards offer a range of awards for businesses and project in the ITC sector including a Best Place to Work in IT award.

The All Ireland Marketing Awards

The All Ireland Marketing Awards are organised by The Marketing Institute of Ireland and include a Corporate Social Responsibility Award.

The Agribusiness Awards

The Agribusiness Awards include Excellence in Sustainability and Excellence in Health and Safety.

The Pharma Awards

The Pharma Awards are sector specific awards including Corporate Social Responsibility Programme of the Year and Sustainability Initiative of the Year

The Irish Construction Industry Awards

The Irish Construction Industry Awards include several CSR related awards including Excellence in Sustainability, Green Project of the Year, and Excellence in Health & Safety

The Irish Responsible Tourism Awards

The Irish Responsible Tourism Awards are part of a growing family of worldwide responsible tourism awards which are all linked to the World Responsible Tourism Awards

The GreenTravel.ie Responsible Travel & Tourism Awards

The GreenTravel.ie Responsible Travel & Tourism Awards are designed to identify and celebrate Travel & Tourism Businesses that are committed to implementing responsible business practices and minimising and reducing their environmental impacts.

The Irish Tourism Industry Awards

The Irish Tourism Industry Awards include Best Environmental Tourism Initiative. 

The Fit Out Awards

The Fit Out Awards offer an Excellence in Sustainability award.

The Green Mover Award

The Irish Logistics and Transport Awards include the Green Mover Award .