Nationally SuperValu, Centra and the GAA have been working in partnership with each other since 2010. There is a substantial crossover between retailers and staff being members of GAA clubs and GAA club members being retailers or staff in stores. The COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on the day to day lives of everyone in our communities. SuperValu, Centra and the GAA operate in every community in Ireland, we share a joint ethos to support and protect communities in which we operate to thrive and grow. We had to act quickly and come together locally to support those most in need.
SuperValu believes that communities are happier when everyone is included. As part of this commitment SuperValu partnered with AsIAm to introduce measures in stores to make them more Autism-Friendly, create more autism-friendly communities and support the autism community with ongoing supports.
Tico Mail Works Renewable Electric Car to Work Scheme provides an enabling mechanism to all staff who wish to do so, to purchase an electric vehicle and use renewable energy to drive it.
Tesco is one of Ireland’s largest private sector employers, with more than 13,000 colleagues working in our 151 stores, head office and distribution nationwide. Our communities are central to our business ethos, and we source from over 490 Irish food and drink suppliers, supporting almost 14,000 farm families nationwide. Our sustainability and CSR strategy - our Little Helps Plan - sets out how we make a big difference to our colleagues, stakeholders, communities and the planet. It is the framework that shapes our long-term approach to sustainability. The Little Helps Plan enables us to demonstrate, monitor, and improve our performance within our own operations and the wider supply chain, as we aim to tackle some of the biggest social and environmental challenges facing the world today.
As we faced into the unprecedented circumstances surrounding our business as a result of COVID-19, we demonstrated our commitment to our colleagues, customers and communities nationwide by: prioritising health and safety in all our operations, providing extra help for those who need it, working closely with suppliers, and supporting our communities.
In the face of a global pandemic, Novartis has mobilized R&D capabilities, medicines, clinical trials expertise and aid, to address the Coronavirus pandemic. Novartis, through its employees in Dublin and Cork, is supporting the fight against COVID-19.
At Deloitte, our purpose is to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people, our community and our planet. During these unprecedented times, we have really considered each element of our purpose in more detail than ever before. Though our people are now further away, we are more connected than ever and are committed to activating our purpose throughout this pandemic, achieving a ‘new normal’ and emerging more resilient.
Pramerica have a significant CSR strategy & whilst we fully engage in all four dimensions of CSR, due to the urgency of COVID-19 global crisis & the challenges we all face, we have targeted our immediate focus on the Community, Workplace & Marketplace. Pramerica have senior leaders & volunteers fully committed to Pramerica’s CSR Strategy & the development of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on impact & outcomes.
In June 2019, Danone Dairy Ireland became the first Irish food company to be certified as a BCorp. BCorp is a mark of trust that recognizes a company’s ambition to act beyond financial profit and put purpose at the heart of its business strategy.
To celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland, Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) planned to print a reading guide in 2018, containing books about, written and illustrated by women. At KPMG we recognised that this presented a unique opportunity to create a bespoke volunteering programme for our people based on the idea of these ‘BOLD GIRLS.’ We approached CBI with the idea of creating a skill-based volunteering programme to compliment the planned booklet.