O’Neil Cinemas was established in 1982. The O'Neil family has built, operated, and sold movie theaters throughout its 40 years in their independent family business. The company currently owns and operates movie theaters in New Hampshire and Massachusetts located in mixed-use destination centers combining shops, restaurants, grocery, and entertainment venues. O’Neil Cinemas is focused on providing a superior motion picture experience.  We design and develop movie complexes with high end amenities such as luxury recliners, full food and beverage options with delivery services to the auditoriums, cutting-edge digital cinema projectors and sound, including select auditoriums with high-frame-rate presentation capability; Real D 3D technology; and industry-leading sound, including, Dolby Digital 7.1 and Dolby® ATMOS™.  O’Neil Cinemas embraces technology to develop and enhance the guest experience.

Purpose

O’Neil Cinemas’ mission is to create unforgettable shared experiences utilizing the magic of Hollywood, live and filmed entertainment of all types, special limited engagement events, quality food & beverage offerings and extraordinary customer service standards.  O’Neil Cinemas’ vision is to shape the future of cinema entertainment and enrich the communal experience.

We believe it is vital to state clearly to the world the set of our beliefs about Inclusive Capitalism. As such, we start with our Statement of Guiding Principles for Inclusive Capitalism. Knowing that words alone are not enough, each of us is making a series of commitments about how we will operate our institutions so that they help achieve Inclusive Capitalism. These commitments are forward-looking statements based on current goals, expectations and assumptions, which are not guarantees of future performance. For more information, please refer to our Terms of Use

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Summary

O’Neil Cinemas strives to become more environmentally friendly by increasing sustainable ecological practices by 50% before the year 2027.

Activities & Initiatives

O'Neil Cinemas will increase the recycling of waste to minimize the impact of the carbon footprint of our theatres.  We will investigate utilizing greener building materials and renewable energy sources such as recycled products and solar panels when renovating existing theatres and building new facilities.

Measures & Targets

O’Neil Cinemas will measure progress by tracking percent reduction in plastic waste with a goal of reaching 50% over a five year period. Currently, our company offers receptacles throughout our facility for patrons to place used bottes and other recyclable items. The company currently recycles; plastic water bottles, soda bottles, cardboard boxes, plastic jugs, glass beer bottles and fryer oil.

Over the next year, we intend to create an action plan that highlights both customer contribution as well as company responsibility for disposal of used items in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner with incremental timeframes outlined.

Presently, building renovations and initial building projects have not included environmentally sustainable products or practices. Going forward, the company will look at methods to decrease construction waste by understanding how we can make use of equipment, materials and manpower that decreases our carbon imprint.

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Summary

O’Neil Cinemas desires to increase their presence in the greater community by 30% through 2027.

Activities & Initiatives

O'Neil Cinemas will develop a plan to distribute extra food to local homeless shelters and food banks to reduce waste with food consumption.  We will construct a localized food source plan to purchase our food from area vendors and farms to help sustain family farms and local agriculture.

Measures & Targets

Currently, O’Neil Cinemas is an active partner within the communities that are home to our theatres. We currently contribute to fundraising efforts with local groups including school districts, we provide space at no or minimal cost to non profit groups hosting blood drives and food drives for the local food pantries. Our goal is to increase community involvement to a higher level to have a broader outreach and the greater community benefits from our efforts.

O’Neil Cinemas intends to dedicate a portion of our marketing coordinator’s time towards development of our “Community Outreach” plan, outlining timeframes, schedules etc for donations to shelters and food banks. That position will work with area advocates to determine needs, trends and available options to provide food for those in need. Operations management including restaurant management will identify, contact and work with local farms and other sources including breweries and vineyards to bring locally sourced food into our menu.

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Summary

O’Neil Cinemas intends to strategically increase diversity and equity opportunities within the company for community members and potential employees by 2027.

Activities & Initiatives

Over the next 5 years our company will:
  • Hire more diverse staff in upper management, using a variety of social media platforms to recruit once per quarter.
  • Participate in job fairs at local community colleges with a target presence in economically depressed areas.
  • Connect with local transitional programs (high school, Dept. of Developmental Services, other community agencies) to create vocational pathways for people with disabilities.

Measures & Targets

O’Neil Cinemas will measure progress by tracking the percent of employees from underserved communities with a goal of reaching 50%.  Currently, we employ a large number of young adults who would be identified as having mild to moderate disabilities, including Autism. We have a varied group of employees across many socio-economic categories, however our company intends to increase diversity in hiring by 50% by 2027.

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