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Business telecoms firm Goldfish.ie is asking companies to ‘Sack The Suit’ in aid of St Vincent de Paul

DropBox is the first business to join the campaign to modernise dress codes and donate unwanted work clothes to charity

Pieter Jannssens, Dropbox's Head of Mid-Market Sales, Central and Northern Europe with Nichola Mullen, Head of Fundraising for St Vincent de Paul and Gordon O'Neill, found and CEO of telecoms firm Goldfish.ie and Dropbox's mascot 'Panda'  in Dropbox's European Headquarters in Dublin for the launch of the 'Sack The Suit' charity campaign, in aid of The Society of St Vincent de Paul. Pic Patrick O’Leary No Repro Fee.

Pieter Jannssens, Dropbox’s Head of Mid-Market Sales, Central and Northern Europe with Nichola Mullen, Head of Fundraising for St Vincent de Paul and Gordon O’Neill, Founder and CEO of telecoms firm Goldfish.ie and Dropbox’s mascot ‘Panda’ in Dropbox’s European Headquarters in Dublin for the launch of the ‘Sack The Suit’ charity campaign, in aid of The Society of St Vincent de Paul.

15th August, 2016; Dublin, Ireland: With Ireland having an unusually warm summer, we are seeing people across the country sweltering at work in their traditional office attire of suits, ties and formal dresses. Thankfully help is at hand from Irish business telecoms firm Goldfish.ie, who are asking companies to modernise their dress-codes, by ditching rules that require staff to wear formal business clothes, and donating them to charity instead.

Catchily entitled ‘SACK THE SUIT’, the campaign is being launched across Ireland today. It calls for men and women alike to raid their wardrobe and donate their unwanted clothes to a good cause, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP). The first company to join the campaign is leading file storage firm DropBox, who have already adopted an informal dress-code at their headquarters in Dublin and have just completed a clothes’ collection in aid of SVP.

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