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firmus energy shortlisted for Responsible Company of the Year Award

Caption: Responsible Employer Shortlist: Sonia Armstrong, Ulster Business; Sue Robinson, HR Manager, firmus energy; Clare McAllister, Electric Ireland; Michael Scott Managing Director, firmus energy; and Claire Hutchinson, Diageo NI.

firmus energy has been shortlisted for a Responsible Business Award.

Shortlisted in the Northern Ireland Responsible Company of the Year Award category sponsored by Diageo, firmus energy has demonstrated positive impacts across its people, the planet and the places where it operates and advocates the benefits to encourage others to follow.

Commenting on the awards, firmus energy managing director Michael Scott said; “We are really pleased to be nominated for responsible company of the year. It is such an honour to have the hard work of my colleagues recognised. firmus energy places an emphasis on employee wellbeing, constantly invests in training its workforce and also understands that our valued staff are vital for our ongoing success.

The awards, now in their 12th year, are sponsored by Electric Ireland, and in association with Ulster Business Magazine and other categories include:

  • Building Stronger Communities, sponsored by the Department for Communities
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award, sponsored by BT
  • Education Award, sponsored by Allen & Overy
  • Employability Champion Award, sponsored by Belfast Harbour
  • Environmental Leadership Award, sponsored by Arthur Cox 
  • Marketplace Leadership, sponsored by Fujitsu
  • One-to-Watch Award, sponsored by Danske Bank
  • Wellbeing at Work Award, sponsored by Larne Port

Chair of Business in the Community NI, Roy Adair, said: “We are delighted to recognise and celebrate organisations that are doing the right thing by their people, the planet and the places where they operate. Our Awards are a fantastic opportunity, not only to reward responsible business, but also to raise awareness of the great things that Northern Ireland companies are doing throughout the year. We had a considerable increase in entries this year. The standard was exceptionally high, and I think all of our judges found the shortlisting process a challenge. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our finalists the very best of luck.”

Kevin Caldwell, Operations Manager at long-term Awards sponsor, Electric Ireland commented: “As a company, we are committed to responsible business and our sponsorship enables us to recognise the enormous contributions that businesses in Northern Ireland make to their local communities.”

Winners will be announced at a gala awards dinner at Belfast Waterfront Hall on Thursday 1 June.

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