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CSR Initiative of the Year

CSR Initiative of the Year

The award will recognise outstanding social, ethical, and community-focused initiatives carried out over the past year by a food or beverage producer in Ireland (with 10+ full time employees) and judges will give praise to organisations that are using CSR to gain competitive advantage.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; ideally the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Planning and strategy: What is the CSR initiative? Why was this initiative started?

  • Initiative implementation: What strategy was undertaken to achieve the project’s aims and objectives?

  • Project Excellence: Explain why you feel this project deserves special recognition for this award?

  • Challenges: Explain challenges that were experienced and how they were overcome, and the successes achieved. What lessons were learned?

  • Benefit to the community: How has the project contributed to its surrounding environment or community? What will be the impact for the daily lives of the community?

  • Personnel Development: How has the initiative contributed to the development of the company’s employees and reputation?

  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form below.

HOW DO I ENTER?