Corporate Social Responsibility

The Central Bank places a strong emphasis on working responsibly. As a public institution, we understand that our work has an impact on the environment, the communities in which we operate and our stakeholders. We believe in carrying out our duties in a socially responsible way.

The Central Bank's  mission is to serves the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and by working to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy. This  mission is underpinned by the our vision.

The Central Bank is committed to carrying out its statutory and administrative responsibilities in a way that delivers benefits for all stakeholders, including employees, the environment and the community around us. 

As a knowledge-based organisation, we understand that our people are our most important asset and we are committed to making the Central Bank a fulfilling and inclusive place to work.

We work to ensure that all of our administrative functions and the production, issue and processing of banknotes and coin are conducted in an environmentally sound manner.

The Central Bank is committed to supporting the community, both at local and national level, through educational outreach programmes, charitable donations and staff volunteering, with a focus on education, employability and being a good neighbour.

To assist in achieving our objectives and to adhere to best practice, the Central Bank is a member of Business in the Community Ireland.

The Central Bank approach to CSR operates under 5 key pillars:

  1. Workplace
  2. Environment
  3. Education
  4. Community
  5. Marketplace