DHR Communications 2016 Staff CSR Volunteer Hours
By: David O'Donnell | CSR, DHR News, Featured | 13th January 2017
Every year, as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy, each staff member at DHR is offered the chance to spend some of their work hours volunteering for a charity of their choice. In 2016, DHR staff volunteered with youth groups Foróige and the Oblate Youth Service, as well as with the Simon Community, Crosscare, Aware and the Irish Cancer Society. Read on to see how they got on.…
DHR Sharing CSR Expertise at Smart Business Show
By: Emily Brennan | CSR, DHR News, Featured | 22nd April 2015
The Smart Business Show is taking place in the RDS in Dublin today and tomorrow, and DHR will be there! We’re participating in a workshop on ‘How to do better business by communicating your sustainability’. The workshop is hosted by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), and takes place tomorrow, Thursday, 23rd April, at 12 noon in the Main Hall of the RDS. During the workshop, DHR Executive Director Martina…
We’ve Won an Award for our CSR Programme!
By: Martina | charity, CSR, DHR News, Events, Featured | 27th March 2015
We’re delighted and very excited to announce that DHR won the award for ‘Best CSR Programme’ in an Irish company at the National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising last night. According to Anne Hanniffy, CEO of Fundraising Ireland, shortlisted and winning organisations “differentiated themselves from their peers and demonstrated exactly what’s needed to grow and succeed in the demanding conditions of today’s economy”. DHR was shortlisted for ‘Best CSR Programme’…
‘Building Trust, Reputation and Culture’ more important than ever
By: Sarah Harte | CSR, DHR News, Featured | 19th November 2014
DHR Account Manager Sarah Harte spent last Tuesday in Dublin Castle at the Business in the Community Ireland Responsible Business Forum, here she shares what she learned on the day. ‘Building Trust, Reputation and Culture’ was the theme of this year’s Business in the Community Ireland forum, which in my opinion couldn’t come at a more opportune time. After the challenges that we have experienced in recent years, on a…
Video of Our Work with and for The Liberties
By: Emily Kelly | CSR | 4th October 2014
You may remember that DHR was nominated for an award at the 2014 Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards last month? Well, we just received this lovely short video highlighting our work with and for The Liberties in Dublin 8, for which we were nominated under the ‘Excellence in the Community’ category. As part of this work, we provide pro-bono PR services to local groups in the community and a number…
DHR staff get on their bikes!
By: Emma Walker | CSR, DHR News, Featured | 12th August 2014
Account Executive, Emma Walker, blogs about DHR’s staff bicycle initiative and her thoughts on being a first-time city cyclist. DHR Communications has recently introduced a staff bicycle initiative and in July, a number of staff members were awarded a grant to purchase a bicycle. Last week, we took a trip down to our local bicycle shop, P & K Cycles, to choose our bikes, helmets and equipment and we expect to collect them in the coming…
We’re Shortlisted for a CSR Award!
By: Martina | Community, CSR, DHR News, Featured | 16th July 2014
DHR Executive Director Martina Quinn (second from the right), pictured with her fellow board members from D8CEC and then Education Minister Ruairi Quinn TD at the recent opening of the new D8CEC premises on Synge Street, Dublin 8 DHR is delighted to be shortlisted for an award in the Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards 2014. This marks the second year in a row that we’ve been shortlisted…
DHR Features in Launch of Ireland’s National Plan on CSR
By: Martina | Community, CSR, DHR News, Featured | 9th April 2014
We’re usually the ones organising photocalls, rather than participating in them; working behind the scenes, not posing in front of the camera. However, the tables were turned this week, when we were invited to participate in the launch of Ireland’s National Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The plan was launched by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. DHR’s Managing Director, Catherine Heaney, and Executive Director,…