On World Earth Day Energia Group launches sustainability training programme for its employees

To mark World Earth Day, Energia Group is delighted to renew its partnership with Vyra to deliver a sustainability training programme. Through this partnership, all Energia Group employees will have access to a range of dynamic and interactive educational resources designed to deepen their understanding of ESG issues and empower them to drive positive change at work, home, and in their communities.

Through engaging learning modules, our employees will gain valuable insights into sustainability best practices, biodiversity conservation, and the importance of reducing carbon emissions. By fostering a culture of continuous learning and environmental awareness, Energia Group aims to empower its workforce to champion sustainability initiatives and help to progress the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Speaking about this sustainability training programme, Annabel FitzGerald, ESG and Corporate Communications Manager at Energia Group said, "By continuing our partnership with Vyra, we are providing our employees with the tools and resources they need to become advocates for sustainability both within our organization and beyond. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the health of our planet."

"We are delighted to continue our partnership with Energia Group on this important initiative," said Jack Dwyer, Vyra’s Director. "It is great to see that the Group continues to prioritise sustainability training across the business and understands the importance of increasing the sustainability literacy of its employees, as all of them play a key role in its sustainability journey."

As World Earth Day reminds us of the critical importance of environmental conservation, Energia Group remains committed to playing a leading role in the decarbonisation of the energy system across the island of Ireland. Through its strategic partnerships, investments in renewable energy, and a collective dedication to sustainability, the company is progressing its sustainability commitments.

At the company’s Long Mountain wind farm in Antrim, areas of peatland have been re-wetted to create the conditions suitable for the establishment of peat forming vegetation, and at the Eshmore wind farm in Tyrone, Energia has fenced off on area for Marsh Fritillary butterflies, which are Ireland’s only protected insect. Furthermore, at their Castlereagh site, the company has planted native hedgerow species that allow wildlife such as birds, bats, and pollinators to move safely and quickly through the countryside. 

Energia Group recently achieved a B score as a second-time responder to the CDP and was awarded ESG Performer of the Year (over 1,000 employees) at The Green Awards this year. Energia Group is also a member of the Business for Biodiversity Platform and a business supporter of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan.



About World Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EARTHDAY.ORG, including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. The official theme for 2024 is "Planet vs. Plastics." 2025 will be the 55th anniversary of Earth Day.