In recent years, RTÉ has won a number of high profile awards for its initiatives and achievements in the area of sustainability and waste management; these include being a shortlisted finalist in the Green Public Sector of the Year, the Sustainability Team of the Year and the Green Large Organisation of the Year in the national Facilities Management Awards. In 2017, RTÉ was the Overall Winner in the Pakman Awards for Excellence in Sustainability.
RTÉ is also one of only 33 companies in Ireland to have been awarded the Business in the Community Business Mark, which is based on ISO 26000 and is independently audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.
RTÉ’s Environmental policies and practices are regularly reviewed and its most recent policy aligns with the ISO 14001 standard.