Ethical Business Practice
STS Group does not tolerate corruption, unfair competitive practices or other breaches of legislation and has taken measures to prevent such breaches and to deal with any problems that arise.Compliance at STS Group involves more than observance of the law and internal regulations such as policies, procedural guidelines and process instructions; compliance rules our conduct, our decision making and our dealings in all of our business activities, worldwide and at all levels of company organisation.
STS Group is a stakeholder in the communities where we work and we engage with and support local initiatives including GAA and rugby teams, we sponsor local and national charities and support fundraising for worthy projects. We continue to deepen our social responsibility concerns and welcome engagement with appropriate initiatives. We regard the provision of valuable employment and apprenticeship career opportunities for young people in the communities where we work as an integral part of our corporate social responsibility.
Our people are at the heart of STS Group’s success. Their skills, capabilities and commitment to excellence are what make us stand out as the partner of choice. Key to that is ensuring that we realise the full potential of every individual, making the most of their talent and skills. We have an industry-leading reputation for people development, through our apprenticeship training scheme and employee development programme.
Supporting charities nationwide and abroad is central to the core values of STS. Since 2017, STS have partnered with one of Ireland’s most prestigious mental health charities Pieta House, a specialist organisation dedicated to preventing Suicide, Self-harm and supporting those bereaved by suicide (learn more).
It is estimated that every €1,000 allows Pieta House to provide support for someone in distress. Each year STS Group raise mental health awareness and funds for the charity by walking in their flagship fundraiser ‘Darkness into Light’ and support other fundraising initiatives such as the Pieta Challenge which saw a group of volunteers trek to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Chernobyl Aid Ireland
The Irish charity Chernobyl Aid Ireland was formed 12 years ago with the aim of providing comfortable living conditions, food and holiday respite for the children of Grozovo Orphanage. Since 2017, every year several STS Group employees volunteer to join the Chernobyl Aid Ireland team in Belarus. Over the years, they have provided their knowledge and skills which enabled the upgrading and installation of heating, lighting, water treatment and electrical systems.
STS Group look forward to continuing its partnership with Chernobyl Aid Ireland on there upcoming projects.
STS Group is a proud sponsor of Highfield RFC. The club was founded in 1930 and named after two residential roadways which were built on the land where the team trained, namely Highfield Avenue and Highfield Avenue West going on to become the first club in Munster to own its own ground even though it was still a junior club at the time of purchase. Over the years STS Groups sponsorship has helped the club provide their teams with new jerseys, training bags and tops. STS will continue to support this fantastic club which facilities hundreds of people in the community from under 6’s up to senior level
Ballygunner GAA a community-based hurling club established 1954 and is at the heart of STS Groups many community initiatives. STS are honoured to have been supporting Ballygunner GAA since 2015. Over the years this sponsorship has helped the club provide their teams with new jerseys, training bags and tops. STS will continue to support this fantastic club which facilities hundreds of people in the community from as young as 6 up to both minor and senior level.
Check out what the team is up to here.