23 11, 2017

GDPR – Are your employees ready?

By | 2017-12-05T07:11:40+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|IT Programmes|0 Comments

Over the last number of months, we have heard with increasing urgency about the need to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As of today, we are now facing a 6-month countdown to May 25, 2018. If you haven’t already done so, now is the [...]

17 10, 2017

Sustainability: The Difference Between Knowing the Term and Understanding it

By | 2017-11-14T11:49:26+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Lean Programmes, Sustainability, Water Stewardship|0 Comments

Global issues like scarce resources, food security, hunger and climate change represent key challenges to the entire Food & Beverage sector. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 have been adopted by the Food & Beverage sector along with other sectors and represent the overarching guidelines to develop [...]

3 10, 2017

Upcoming Event: Information Security Workshop

By | 2017-10-03T16:32:55+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Central Solutions is supporting EU Cyber Security Month this October and as part of this initiative, we are hosting a Workshop in conjunction with Limerick Chamber Skillnet and Bank of Ireland Workbench. The workshop will focus on the importance of information security awareness and the role of employees in [...]

19 09, 2017

How to Implement Successful Lean Six Sigma Programmes

By | 2017-10-02T12:58:27+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Lean Programmes|0 Comments

For Lean Six Sigma Programme Success: Customise training around projects not projects around training Over the course of a number of Corporate Lean Six Sigma Programme workshops held recently, supported through the Lean Skillnet, the importance of ensuring alignment was highlighted as a key take-away message and a critical factor [...]

5 09, 2017

Prepare for GDPR with Microsoft Office 365

By | 2017-09-07T09:47:12+00:00 September 5th, 2017|IT Programmes|0 Comments

In May 2018, the EU will fully implement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the most significant changes to EU privacy law in two decades. In Ireland, the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has already taken noticeable steps in assisting businesses to prepare for the GDPR, by launching a [...]

16 08, 2017

Corporate Water Mapping

By | 2017-09-20T10:01:48+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Water Stewardship|0 Comments

A novel toolkit for water stewardship devised and developed in Ireland. Over recent years the Central Solutions Water Practice has had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest and best corporates in the world as they seek to continuously improve their water stewardship practices and impacts. The team [...]

3 08, 2017

New Information Security Training Course

By | 2017-09-15T09:36:28+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|IT Programmes|0 Comments

Today marks Information Security Day, an annual event that promotes the awareness of Information Security risks, a topic that is hitting the headlines like never before. A recent article published on Siliconrepublic.com, ‘Something ‘phishy’: Why Irish organisations are a plum target for hackers’, outlines how this is an issue [...]

21 07, 2017

The National Water Stewardship Roadmap for Industry and Agriculture in Ireland

By | 2017-09-04T16:06:19+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Water Stewardship|0 Comments

Central Solutions is working with the EPA to develop a comprehensive Roadmap to support the adoption of Water Stewardship standards across industry and agriculture in Ireland and thereby help to establish Ireland as a leader in this critically important domain internationally. The current project builds on the work of a previous EPA-funded [...]

12 07, 2017

The Role of the EPA Community of Practice for Large Water Users

By | 2017-08-01T10:39:34+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Water Stewardship|0 Comments

The EPA-funded Community of Practice (COP) for Large Water Users is comprised of over 120 of the largest production and service facilities across Ireland along with key national stakeholders and development agencies with a focus on addressing the challenges of sustainable water management at their sites. The initiative was [...]

7 07, 2017

How to Tackle your Biggest Information Security Risk – Your Employees

By | 2017-10-24T13:27:46+00:00 July 7th, 2017|IT Programmes|0 Comments

It is now well recognised that one of the weakest links in the information security chain are employees themselves. Despite widespread corporate awareness campaigns, many employees continue to open attachments from unknown senders, download apps from outside the official app stores, access the internet through unsecure connections, or click [...]