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Innovation Fund Launched

Expressions of interest in the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund are invited before August 15th 2018. Full applications will be required in September. This fund from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is one of four funds in the National Development Plan 2018-2027 and was launched at the Project Ireland 2040 Funds Announcement. €500 million […]

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Pakman Awards now accepting 2018 entries

A Pakman Award is one of the highest accolades any organisation, company, community, group or individual in Ireland can achieve. The Pakman Awards are divided into 14 categories. The awards are free to enter. The winners from each category are then nominated for the overall Pakman Award. A panel of judges will pick a winner […]

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nZEB training for Irish construction workers

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses for Irish Construction Professionals.
To book a place and to find out more, see here.
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Be water smart

During the prolonged dry spell do what you can to conserve water at home and at work. For tips on water conservation visit water.ie A National Water Conservation Order commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban is operational from 8am on Friday, 6 July to midnight on Tuesday 31 July as a drought continues across the […]

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Product reuse and lifespans to cut waste in Europe

The European Environment Agency (EEA) reports that product reuse and longer lifespans hold untapped potential to cut waste in Europe. In its recent report on ‘Waste prevention in Europe – policies, status and trends of reuse in 2017’ measures to promote the reuse of products in European countries and regions are reviewed. Reusing products means using […]

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Read CSR Check 2018

The Progress Report on Towards Responsible Business Ireland’s National Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility 2017-2020 report has just been launched. The report was produced by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and launched by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Ms Heather Humphreys TD at the inaugural CSR CEO/Leaders’ Breakfast meeting in Iveagh House […]

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Green Business at Future in Pharmaceuticals 2018

James Hogan Programme Manager of the Green Business Programme will speak at the upcoming Sustainability – Future in Pharmaceuticals Ireland 2018 event in Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork on the 18th of July. The Green Business Programme is a free resource efficiency service which assists business to identify opportunities for reducing waste, energy and water consumption. Find out […]

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Peter Thorne calls for climate action

A recent article by Peter Thorne in The Guardian references the recent ballot of the Citizens’ Assembly and shows that there is an appetite for climate action among the public in Ireland. Read the full article, ‘It’s time for Ireland to deliver a credible climate plan’, published on Friday June 8th 2018. Peter Thorne is […]

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SEAI Energy Awards deadline extended until June 22nd

Applications for the 2018 SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards will be accepted until June 22nd. Each year these awards recognise outstanding energy efficiency and renewable energy achievements by businesses, communities and public bodies across Ireland. Be part of this ambitious group of energy leaders, working towards a low carbon energy future for Ireland. Nine categories to […]

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BIM invite applicants to its new Management Development Programme

Apply to join BIM’s Propel Management Development Programme run in partnership with Grant Thornton. Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s new management development programme provides a platform to develop and support senior management within the Irish seafood industry. Participation in this programme is limited to 12 companies in 2018 with applications due by 5pm on Wednesday 18 July […]

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