Tesco Ireland was recently accredited the Business Working Responsibly Mark at a recent event that took place at The Mansion House, Dublin.
The Mark which is Ireland’s leading standard for sustainability and CSR is operated by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) and third-party audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI).
Kari Daniels, CEO Tesco Ireland said: "Achieving the Mark is an important affirmation that we are on the right path and is a vote of confidence for our colleagues, customers and communities."
Corporate Social Responsibility
The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.
Tomás Sercovich, CEO, Business in the Community Ireland said: "Sustainability has come of age and increasingly investors, employees, customers and communities want to know a company’s sustainability credentials.”
BITCI Ireland announced that aside from Tesco, AIB Group plc also achieved the the Business Working Responsibly Mark
A further 14 were recertified to the standard: A&L Goodbody, Accenture, Bank of Ireland Group plc, Dawn Meats Group, eir , EirGrid plc, Janssen Supply Chain, Marks and Spencer Ireland, Musgrave Group plc, Northern Trust Management Services Ireland Ltd., Ricoh Ireland, Ulster Bank Ireland DAC, Veolia Ireland and Vodafone Ireland.
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