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Objective

This award will recognise the organisation that goes above and beyond its business duties to improve the well-being of others within the local or worldwide community.  For example excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the following areas will be recognised:-

  • Environmental – focusing on eco issues such as climate change
  • Community – improving the quality of life for people in the community
  • Workplace – improving the well-being of staff
  • Charity partnership – working with a charity to help in fundraising, promoting or assisting in other areas of their work

Criteria

  • Tell us about your business. Demonstrate the Corporate Social Responsibility ethos of your organisation in terms of products or services offered or delivery mechanisms that bring added value to your business environment, community, workplace or charity partnership through engagement activities.
  • Highlight the benefits generated by your business acting responsibly for the wider community, locally, regionally or nationally.
  • Showcase details of any collaborative working arrangements, joint ventures, or other initiatives undertaken with other County Wexford regional, national, or international businesses, organisations, clubs, societies.
  • Outline your organisations policies/commitments/ investment, formal and informal, that ensure the consistent delivery of your added value service and how you monitor customer feedback.
  • Outline details of any specific staff training and development programmes or investment in harnessing the new skills, knowledge, competencies of industry best practice in developing Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Tell us about your engagement and consultancy experiences and activities, both online and offline, that demonstrate the impact of your work on your work place environment, morale, motivation, communications, learning, image, partnership relationships, the community, staff well-being or other measures of success.
  • Briefly outline your vision for how your organisation can continue to contribute to creating a better society going forward.

 

The above will be assessed in the context of the size and resources of the business


Company/Individual Information

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Completed application forms must be submitted online by 5 pm on FRIDAY 13th April 2018.

An independent judging panel will review all applications received. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by FRIDAY 20th April 2018 and ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW ON WEDNESDAY 25th April 2018 – time and venue will be advised. Phone Interviews are NOT an option.
Wexford Business Awards Gala Ceremony
Friday, 25th May 2018| Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford
Wine Reception 6.45 pm sharp
Seated promptly 7.30 pm
MC: Colm O’Regan
Music: Corner Boy
Dress Black Tie
Tickets €95.00 plus VAT each
Corporate Tables of 10 €855 plus VAT

I hereby consent, if I am selected as a Wexford Business Awards shortlisted applicant or winner, to the release and use of my name, business name, and photographs, which may be taken of me, and I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my company for such usage. However, all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless I give express written approval for its release. Furthermore, I confirm that the information provided to and with this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice/feedback given on this programme is correct, neither Wexford Chamber nor our sponsors will accept any responsibility for loss, damage, etc., arising from or occasioned by the implementation of such advice.