Excellence in Environment - Chambers Ireland Green Campus Programme
UCC was shortlisted in the 10th annual Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. The initiative aimed to make environmental awareness and action an integral part of the philosopy of university life.
The 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards was partnered by Business in Community Ireland, run in association with the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government and sponsored by BAM Contractors. The awards were presented on Thursday 12th September 2013 in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin. UCC was joint winner of the Environmental Award (Large Indigenous Campus) for Green Campus Programme. Minister Hogan presented UCC with a specially engraved piece of Tipperary Crystal and a framed citation of best practice.