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Green Initiatives

8.3 / 10

(based on 32 ratings in 2018)

2018

"This is hugely important in PwC. Recycling is a major issue that jumps out at me as there are signs all around the building. Another one is the boost programme, which tries to get people to walk up and down the stairs rather than take the lifts."
Entry level, Dublin
"I'm very satisfied as we are provided with coffee mugs and water bottles on our induction to reduce the amount of things being wasted in the environment."
Graduate, Dublin
"We get water bottles and travel mugs on our first day to save both plastic and paper and we are encouraged to take the stairs instead of the elevator."
Dublin
"PwC sends out emails with attached documents instead of post. I feel this is a great way to reduce our carbon footprint."
Graduate, Dublin
"The company is very eco-friendly and very sustainable."
Dublin
"We are sent various emails reminding us of our carbon footprint and steps the company is taking to reduce it."
Dublin
"PwC Ireland places a very strong emphasis on ensuring that all cutlery in the canteen is compostable and that the bins throughout the building are separated into recycling and food waste etc."
Dublin
"There are recycling, food waste and general bins provided. The organisation also provides free drinking bottles for employees that can be requested from HR and the cups provided for people who forget their bottles can be disposed of in the organic bins."
Graduate, Dublin

2016

"It's a binless office and we do very little printing – everything's online."
Intern, Dublin
"Different bins everywhere, furniture is made of recycled materials (still nice, wouldn't even know it), waste management is efficient and as much paperwork as possible is done electronically."
Graduate, Dublin
"The company makes us aware of recycling and encourages people to use their own coffee cups instead of plastic. There are also recycling bins and a cycle to work system."
Graduate, Dublin
"Small things like automatic lighting and 10 cents off a coffee if you bring your own mug."
Intern, Dublin
"The company recently set up a committee to help with green initiatives."
Dublin
"There are energy saving processes all over the office including electrical efficiency. Recycling is encouraged here too."
Graduate, Dublin
"Offices in Dublin are energy efficient (lots of glass) and my official offer was sent to me via email and candidate portal to reduce paper use."
Intern, Dublin
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