JP Corry shortlisted for three Awards at the Responsible Business Awards Northern Ireland

03 May 2018

JP Corry has been shortlisted for three responsible business awards at Business In The Community’s Responsible Business Awards 2018.

Shortlisted in the Northern Ireland Responsible Company of the Year Award category, Employability Champion category and Building Stronger Communities category, JP Corry has demonstrated positive impacts across its people, the planet and the places where it operates.

Over the last year the company has shown how it supports unemployed people by addressing employment across Northern Ireland through a wide range of initiatives, as well as demonstrating a positive impact on communities through investing its time, resources and expertise to tackle disadvantage.

The annual awards, which are run by Business in the Community, and supported by JP Corry and Ulster Business, seek to recognise and celebrate firms in Northern Ireland that are making a difference by taking practical action to address pressing social and environmental issues.
 

This year’s award categories are:

  • NI Responsible Company of the Year, sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport
  • Building Stronger Communities Award, sponsored by the Department for Communities
  • Digital Champion Award, sponsored by Fujitsu
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award, sponsored by Barclays
  • Education Award, sponsored by Allen & Overy
  • Employability Champion Award, sponsored by Belfast Harbour
  • Environmental Leadership Award, sponsored by Arthur Cox 
  • Marketplace Leadership Award
  • One-to-Watch Award, sponsored by Survitec
  • Wellbeing at Work Award, sponsored by Larne Port

 

Business in the Community NI’s Managing Director, Kieran Harding, said: “We are delighted that so many companies have entered this year, demonstrating their commitment to the responsible business movement, and showcasing the practical ways in which their organisations are taking action to be a force for good in society.

“The Responsible Business Awards recognise those organisations that are truly having an impact on their people, the planet and the places where they operate. Judging this year coincided with Responsible Business Week , so it has been a real opportunity for all those involved to amplify their good business activities and stories.

“Once again, the calibre of entries was exceptionally high, and I’m sure all of our judges found the shortlisting process a challenge. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all finalists the very best of luck and we look forward to welcoming everyone to the gala awards dinner at Belfast Waterfront Hall on Thursday 24 May where the winners will be announced.”

For more information visit www.bitcni.org.uk

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