Positivity

We value and support positive relationships

We respect local co-operation that keeps the lights on for everyone. We give back to communities. We respond to customer needs and to stakeholder views. We work to develop positive relationships built on mutual trust.

See below for what we have achieved in this area in 2018:

  • €213,868 donated to charities and community groups across Ireland and Northern Ireland;
  • Corporate volunteering saw a 26% increase on 2017;
  • 48.5 days of community consultation on key infrastructure projects;
  • Winner of the Participation and Engagement Strategy category at the Irish Planning Institute Awards;
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) events attended by 98 students;
  • Sponsored lesson in STEM related resource pack for secondary school students.

Core giving and volunteering focus areas:

Our key CSR focus areas for giving and volunteering are education (including removing barriers to education, STEM and Women in STEM), community infrastructure and sustainability. The list of organisations that EirGrid supported through volunteering, financial support, or through in-kind donations in 2018 is here.

Read about the rest of the pledges below:

Principles - Power - Preservation - People