Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is viewed within Whitewater as a worthwhile and important pursuit. It allows Whitewater to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive social impact of its operations. This allows the company to give back to communities around Ireland, in hospitals and several social responsibility efforts have been undertaken over the years, and are planned for the future:
Whitewater sponsorship allows the various specialists in hospitals that they work with to attend their association/ trade conferences.
The company is currently the sponsor for a local south Dublin football team, St. Francis F.C., Clondalkin, Whitewater logo is displayed on team jerseys.
Whitewater has a policy to promote the ‘green’ products in its range, which are energy efficient and offer cost savings. Through innovation, Whitewater is leading the way for environmentally friendly products in the water purification industry;
In Whitewater we are fully aware of the importance of water sustainability. We offer a range of solutions to maximise sustainable water usage and we continue to strive towards delivering water recovery, recycle, and reuse solutions.
4. International Standards
The servicing of equipment and support is provided by specialist teams of service technicians operating to the ISO9001:2008 quality standard. This is an international business quality standard and Quality Management System. Whitewater are audited annually by the EQA* in relation to this regulation.
*EQA (Ireland) is an independent certification body providing third party verification of Management System, Products and Services in accordance with Irish, European and International standards.
5. Corporate Social Responsibility Award
Winner of IMSTA* – Community & Social Awareness Award 2013 – for the best fundraising, Mark Keating. For his Cycle for Kids 6000. Solo Charity Cycle 6,000km from Dublin to Belgrade and back to Dublin to raise €60,000. He presented The Mother & Child Hospital in Belgrade with a cheque for €8,000 to buy a new Skin Graft Mesher, as the one they had 20 years old. €26,000 raised to buy for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital a NoxBoxi Nitric Oxide Delivery System which is used for very sick children who are not responding to conventional ventilation and a further €26,000 will purchase equipment for Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children a Bedside Brain Monitor which will be used to help assess the condition of very sick new born babies in the ICU; Whitewater are matching the funds raised. All funds raised are going directly to the hospitals.
* The Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association (IMSTA) represents the Medical Technology supply industry in Ireland. IMSTA member companies produce and market medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems