05 June, 2012
On Thursday 31 May, Business in the Community held its seventh annual Gala Awards Dinner at Titanic Belfast, with more than 530 in attendance.
Aurion Learning was highly commended in the Most Responsible Small Business Award Category which is awarded for the organisation with fewer than 50 employees that best demonstrates a sustainable and responsible approach to doing business, which benefits its stakeholders and the wider society.
With a keynote address from Co-founder of Green and Blacks, Jo Fairley and an insight into the work in Uganda of Dr Ian Clarke, the night was one of celebration and of hope.
Pictured above: Ciaran O’Hare and Dr. Maureen Murphy accepting the award on behalf of Aurion Learning with L-R: Gavin Woods, Maresa Molloy, Barry Kelly, Derek Russell (Electric Ireland), Kieran Harding (Business in the Community) Noleen Turner, Andrew McCaughan, Simon Hagan, Colette Boyd and David Anderson.
Full list of Winners:
NI Responsible Company of the Year: Asda Northern Ireland
Environmental Improvement: Queen’s University, Belfast
Employer of Choice: Asda, Northern Ireland
Local Community Impact: Coca-Cola HBC Highly Commended: McLaughlin & Harvey
Education Partner: Greiner Packaging
Most Responsible Small Company: Nuprint Highly Commended: Aurion Learning
Sustained Impact: Musgrave Retail Partners
Community Leader: Annie Armstrong, Colin Neighbourhood Partnership
Mark Pollock Award for Hope: Noleen Adair
HRH Ambassador for Corporate Responsibility in Northern Ireland: Bro McFerran, Allstate
Congratulations to all the shortlisted companies and winners for showing responsible leadership and for acting as a force for good in our society. Well done to everyone.