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A strategic approach to award schemes can yield benefits for your business

Becoming involved with external awards and benchmarking schemes will increase industry recognition for your organisation as well as keeping your team focused and motivated

Be strategic about the independent awards, certifications or benchmarking processes you choose to engage in. Picture: Getty

Claire Murphy is group general counsel and ESG lead with Speed Fibre Group, the Irish investment vehicle focused on telecoms infrastructure and communications service provision

While some organisations are wary of external awards or benchmarking schemes due to the fact that they can be quite time consuming, I beg to differ. In my experience, partaking in such initiatives can work to keep your team focused, empowered, engaged and motivated, while also delivering on key organisational ...