EBS Building Society has committed ‚€1 million to the Simon Communities of Ireland and the National Adult Literacy Association (NALA) as part of its new corporate social responsibility programme called Positive Impact.
The partnerships with Simon and the NALA is over three years and will help address the issues of homelessness and financial literacy.
Ted McGovern, EBS chief executive, said Positive Impact represents a more strategic approach to the whole area of corporate social responsibility.
“We will be able to systematically ensure that we are having a positive impact on the communities in which we operate, on our members, employees and on the environment,” Mr McGovern said.
The relationship also involves employee volunteering with the charities.