Permanent TSB fully focused on the transition to sustainability

Courtnee Kyle, is under no illusions about the size of the role the financial sector has to play in combatting the climate crisis. As a senior manager in Sustainability and Sponsorships at Permanent TSB (PTSB), she leads the bank’s sustainability programme as it pursues its goals of a 60% cumulative...

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TCFD conference cements industry focus on sustainability targets

This week’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Conference, organised by Sustainable Finance Ireland and hosted by AIB at their Dublin Headquarters, has established a “tremendous foundation” upon which Irish industry can develop strategies and responses to their mounting obligations when it comes to reporting around climate and nature...

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Hibernia REIT Sustainability Director reveals how aligning with TCFD is helping firm achieve its goal of becoming carbon neutral

Neil Menzies outlines property company’s pioneering efforts to make transparent disclosures around carbon emissions and climate-related governance A lot has changed at Hibernia REIT during Neil Menzies’ two years with the company. As the incoming Sustainability Director of the real-estate investment firm with a €1.4billion property portfolio based mainly around...

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ILIM takes another step on sustainable investment journey

Head of Responsible Investment Kathy Ryan outlines finance firm’s moves to progress the climate agenda Kathy Ryan has witnessed first-hand the culture shift in the financial world, with companies now taking account of environmental, social and governance concerns in their day-to-day operations. One such firm, Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM),...

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Glenveagh building climate resilience one brick at a time

Head of Sustainability Lorraine Fitzgerald reveals that cuts to emissions and disclosures of climate data are now the top of the construction firm’s agenda Lorraine Fitzgerald took on the inaugural role of Head of Sustainability at Glenveagh, Ireland’s leading homebuilder, in October last year. “I’m less than a year in...

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CIÉ Group puts emissions reduction drive into high gear

Group Sustainability Officer Caoimhe Donnelly reveals firm’s plans to transform fleet and improve infrastructure The path to a greener and more sustainable future is complicated for a public transport company with a mostly diesel-powered fleet. For CIÉ Group, the umbrella organisation made of five companies with nearly 11,000 employees that...

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Smurfit Kappa perfectly poised to lead sustainability revolution

Chief Sustainability Officer with Smurfit Kappa, Garrett Quinn, opens up on how packaging giant’s ‘inherently sustainable product’ and in-depth disclosures of climate data are paving the way for future success As one of the world’s leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions, operating across 36 countries with around 48,000 employees on...

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