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.