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Boots Ireland take home the Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2019

23 September 2019
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Boots Ireland was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at Chambers Ireland’s CSR Awards 2019. By demonstrating commitment to CSR in its company values and consistently meeting key judging criteria across all aspects of CSR, Boots Ireland received the Outstanding Achievement Award.

Speaking at the Awards ceremony, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland, said: “Congratulations to Boots Ireland and the winners of the fourteen excellence in CSR award categories, whom we recognise for their achievements. Our CSR 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, which have been recognised through a new set of criteria in this year’s judging process.”

Boots Ireland also received a second award in the Partnership with Charity category for a project they are working on with the Irish Cancer Society to support people living with cancer in Ireland and to promote cancer prevention through the role of Boots Irish Cancer Society Information Pharmacist. Boots colleagues have also raised €1.6 million to date for the Night Nursing Service.

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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer. Its mission is to be the first choice for pharmacy, health and beauty - caring for people, customers and communities everywhere.

With over 53,000 team members and 2,247 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores, Boots serves its customer and patients’ wellbeing for life.

Boots is the UK’s number one beauty destination and largest pharmacy chain providing dispensing and essential healthcare services, and it offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of product offering including its innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin. For over 170 years, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on boots-uk.com.

 

*Figures as of 31 May 2022