Business Spirit Awards 2018

Business Spirit Awards 2018

Speaking of the Business Spirit Award, Mary MacSweeney, Deputy Head of Enterprise and Economic Development in Dublin City Council said: ‘We recognise the need to promote innovative business practices that are good for the consumer, business owner and the planet.  The Business Spirit Award will highlight some of the ways that local businesses are adapting to consumer trends for more ethical and value driven products’. Adding to this, Conor Carmody, Investment Consultant, Dublin Business Innovation Centre, said: ‘With the evolution of new technologies and the impact on business and society, responsible funding and value-driven customers’ expectations are fundamental in influencing the next generation of business strategies.’

 Szilvia Szabó, the co-founder of Responsible Innovation Summit and Business Spirit Award, commented:

‘Looking for positive impact is not only a nice thing to do, but drives strong business performance.  Creating socially desirable and environmentally sustainable products/services is becoming mainstream.  Business leaders need to be ready for these changes and we want to acknowledge this at the Responsible Innovation Summit.’

The finalists of the Business Spirit Award will have access to financial planning advice, incubation space, business plan development, professional pitch preparation and unique leadership programmes. Winners of the both award categories will receive all of these fantastic rewards as well as an additional monetary prize and support.


To enter the Business Spirit Award, log onto For more information about the event, please visit @responsibleinno on Twitter, @ResponsibleInnovationSUMMIT on Facebook and on LinkedIn



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About Responsible Innovation Summit

Responsible Innovation Summit, is back for its’ second year to connect leaders from innovation, businesses, research and policy. Supply of tickets is limited for the summit, to secure tickets, visit Ticket options include: Extreme Early Bird Tickets €90, Day Tickets €145, and a special Community Pass €75 available for social entrepreneurs, NGOs, academics.

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