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    IBM - Energy Efficient Server Systems Private

    IBM hardware and software engineers have designed current generation server systems with an eye towards minimising the loss of energy in the system while maximising the amount of work that is drawn from each kilowatt of energy consumed in the system. Key developments include:

    • More efficient...
    BITC Ireland - The Schools-Business Partnership Private

    The SBP assists the Department of Education by partnering top companies in Ireland with almost 100 targeted schools in disadvantaged regions and communities at post-primary level. The SBP is governed by a multi-stakeholder Task Force that includes representation from both the business and...

    IBM - Trestle Group Foundation: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Partnership Programme Private

    Launched on International Women's Day 2007, the pilot phase involved two women entrepreneurs from South Africa and Russia with two IBM professionals in the same countries. The women participated in 22 coaching preparation sessions and the Global Summit of Women in Germany in June 2007.

    The...

    BITC Ireland (Permanent TSB) - The Launch of Ireland's First Green Loan Private

    In February 2007, Permanent TSB launched Ireland's first green loan.  A €10m fund was made available to facilitate customers borrowing money to improve the energy efficiency of their home.  This was the first scheme of its kind to be launched by any bank in Ireland.

    • Products that qualify...
    IBM - World Community Grid Private

    As the world's largest IT company and a thought leader in applying technology to the important social issues, IBM, in partnership with leading science institutions, has developed World Community Grid, an innovative global humanitarian effort to harness unused computing power of individual and...

    IBM - Project Big Green Private

    Drawing on our experience, technology leadership and innovative thinking, IBM has launched an initiative called "Project Big Green." Through this initiative, we will invest more than $1 billion per year to accelerate delivery of green technologies and services.

    Project Big Green starts with a...

    BITC Ireland (Diageo) - Embedding our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability Private

    A series of initiatives are in place to reduce environmental impact and use resources efficiently:

    1. Offsetting Carbon Emissions: In February 2007, Diageo Ireland introduced a new initiative focused on offsetting carbon emissions from business air travel. Every time a brewery team member takes...

    BITC Ireland (Diageo) - Engaging with our Staff on the Issue of Responsible Drinking Private

    In response to the feedback we received, a communications campaign was devised for Ireland, both North  and South called "Clear Thinking, Responsible Drinking". 

    We also took feedback on the best ways to communicate the messages/information and formulated a multi-media campaign to support...

    BITC Ireland (Abbott) - Life Navigation Private
    • Abbott benchmarked best practices across Europe and identified a Life Navigation organisation in Denmark to create an innovative programme for Abbott, comprising a 15-hour course, physical changes to office space, and office culture changes. The programme challenges the industrial mindset...
    BITC Ireland (Pfizer) - Pfizer Health Connect Project Private

    In order to respond to this challenge, Pfizer developed a poster to facilitate communication with patients with limited English proficiency (LEP), to provide a tool to overcome minor language barriers during consultations and to serve as a welcome poster in General Practitioner’s (GP)...

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