Action Cancer Shortlisted for Responsibility Award

25 May 2016

Action Cancer has been shortlisted for a Responsible Business Award in Northern Ireland.

Shortlisted in the Employer of Choice category sponsored by Arthur Cox, Action Cancer has demonstrated excellence in motivating and developing employees in a healthy and inclusive workplace which offers opportunities for all.

The awards are sponsored by Electric Ireland, in partnership with Fujitsu, and in association with Ulster Business Magazine and other categories include:

This year’s award categories and sponsors are:

  • NI Responsible Company of the Year, sponsored by BT
  • Resource Efficiency Champion, in partnership with WRAP
  • Business & Biodiversity, in partnership with Ulster Wildlife Trust
  • Employer of Choice, sponsored by Arthur Cox
  • Employability Champion, sponsored by Delta Packaging
  • Community Impact Champion, sponsored by Belfast Harbour
  • Education Partner, sponsored by Allen & Overy
  • Workplace Health and Wellbeing, sponsored by Benenden
  • Marketplace Leadership, in partnership with Fujitsu

Chair of Business in the Community NI, Roy Adair, said: We are proud to recognise and celebrate organisations that do the right thing by their people, the planet and the places where they operate. Celebrating GOOD business is a win-win for business and for wider society.

“Our Awards celebrate companies who realise just how important their actions, focussing not on how a company spends its profits, but how it makes them in the first place. Excitement is rising as the winners will be announced in just under two weeks.”

Niall Dineen, Head of Commercial at long-term Awards sponsor, Electric Ireland commented: “This is the eighth year that Electric Ireland has sponsored these awards. Electric Ireland puts its customers at the heart of everything we do, and this sponsorship provides us with an opportunity to see how businesses across Northern Ireland demonstrate their contribution to enhance the communities in which they work and operate in, ensuring their actions are reaping societal, business and economic benefits.

“Electric Ireland recently increased its investment in Northern Ireland with our entry to the residential market and we are looking forward to growing both our business and residential sectors by doing business responsibly.”

Winners will be announced at a gala awards dinner at Belfast Waterfront Hall on Thursday 2 June.

For more information visit www.bitcni.org.uk or call (028) 9046 0606.