Thursday June 21st 2012: Participation is a key indicator of social inclusion and the EU has indicated that participation of migrants in the democratic process suports their integration. As part of the EPIC Programme , Damien English, TD for Meath West Constituency has provided a presentation about Understanding the Political system today in Business in the Community
Business in the Community Ireland represents Ireland at a European level on corporate responsibility through our membership of CSR Europe and we are constantly looking at further expanding the international reach of our business network. Therefore we are delighted to announce that Business in the Community Ireland has been chosen to become a signatory to the UN Global Compact .
Thursday, 20th June 2012: Environmental groups have today welcomed Phil Hogan’s attendance at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development and called on the Taoiseach to join him in Brazil. “In is vitally important that senior politicians are there to hear the uncomfortable truth that the world remains on an unsustainable track despite hundreds of internationally
Wednesday June 13th 2012: The EPIC Programme – Employment for People from Immigrant Communities is starting a new initiative to support migrant entrepreneurs engaged with the service. Benefits: Individual advice and guidance on the different steps to set up a business Topic specific training provided based on migrants needs and experience Peer support and networking opportunities Practical
Following the high level of interest from TDs who attended last week’s breakfast briefing by the Irish Climate Justice Group (Trócaire, Oxfam, Christian Aid and Friends of the Earth) on Rio+20 – ‘The Future We Want’, or the future we’re getting? at Buswells Hotel, Gavin Harte – Corporate Responsibility Consultant at Business in the Community
Monday 11th June 2012: The Marketing & Membership Executive will be responsible for recruiting companies to become members of our network and assist the Marketing Manager with a wide range of marketing activities designed to raise awareness of the organisation. Candidates for the post will: Present our services to potential member companies from the Top
Monday June 11th 2012: The EPIC Programme is starting a new Pre-Employment Training Course today. The Pre-Employment Training is focused on increasing the job- readiness of migrants. It provides 6 weeks of Free classroom based training covering the following themes: Professional English for the Workplace CV and cover letter writing techniques Telephone skills for job
Wednesday 6th June 2012: The EPIC Programme – Employment for People from Immigrant Communities will be delivering an IT training in association with British Telecom on Thursday June 7th and Friday June 8th. The IT classes started in 2008 as an answer to clients with low level of computer skills. As technology is becoming extremely important, IT skills are