Month: June 2018

Smurfit revisited

Dr Michael Smurfit’s legacy is secure. As he prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday, Ireland’s most consistently successful business leader can reflect on a career that saw him transform a small family-owned box-maker into Ireland’s first global leader in its...

/ June 25, 2018

Green Motoring ….. coming to a road near you

Just like a famous public transport company BRIAN BYRNE finds that we are finally getting there when it comes to sustainable motoring. There’s been a push on green motoring for a decade or so, partly as a response to the...

/ June 13, 2018

Sheila Tinney

Sheila Tinney (1918-2010) Pioneer in the field of mathematical physics by Vera Klute, 2016 Women on Walls is a campaign that seeks to make women leaders visible and inspire the next generation through a series of commissioned portraits by Vera Klute...

/ June 10, 2018

Are we there yet

Brian Sexton looks at the slow progress being made towards a national auto-enrolment pension scheme. In a welcome development towards the end of 2017 the Department of Social Protection announced that the government will roll out a five-year pension reform...

/ June 8, 2018

Key challenges for women

The authors of a new book explore how business and society can adjust to ensure a more positive future for women. By Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, April Koury, and Helena Calle of Fast Future In the last twelve...

/ June 8, 2018