Young Enterprise NI Welcomes Dale Farm as ESG Partner: Backing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, the leading enterprise education charity in Northern Ireland, is thrilled to announce a new and impactful partnership with Dale Farm, Northern Ireland’s leading dairy company. This exciting collaboration, rooted in a shared commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals, aims to empower young people and nurture the next generation of business leaders. As a result of becoming a YE ESG partner, Dale Farm has pledged £12,000 to Young Enterprise’s Business Backer Campaign!
Dairy farmer-owned Dale Farm is committed to sustainability throughout its operations, and to its wider social responsibilities. This partnership is more than just a corporate agreement; it’s a powerful story of shared purpose and collective impact. It’s about Dale Farm, a well-known and respected local brand giving back to the community by empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Through this partnership, Dale Farm will actively support Young Enterprise to deliver its entrepreneurial programmes to 100,000 young people across NI. As well as their financial contribution, Dale Farm will provide valuable knowledge and expertise to young entrepreneurs.
Carol Fitzsimons, MBE, Chief Executive of Young Enterprise NI said, “We are delighted that Dale Farm has partnered with us as an ESG Business Backer confirming their commitment to the next generation of entrepreneurs and to the value of the work of Young Enterprise.”
Dale Farm Group Chief Executive, Nick Whelan, echoed an enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, “Dale Farm is committed to nurturing and developing home-grown talent. It is crucial that we encourage and support the leaders of tomorrow, and we do that best by developing their skills today. We are proud that we have grown to be a significant player within Northern Ireland’s food sector and wider economy. By supporting initiatives such as Young Enterprise’s Business Backer Campaign, we are confident that Northern Ireland will maintain a flow of young leaders to enable our economy to thrive.”
This partnership will prove essential in helping Young Enterprise achieve its goal of empowering young people to become the leaders of tomorrow. With Dale Farm’s support, Young Enterprise NI is confident in its ability to equip young minds with the tools and knowledge they need to build a prosperous future for themselves, their communities, and Northern Ireland.