Archives: 2014

Sustainability Reporting for SMEs

Sustainability is as important for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as it is for large companies (see 10 reasons why here ). There is a growing awareness about the importance of sustainability in small business SMEs. However, sustainability reporting is still dominated by larger companies. Business in the Community Ireland believes that Sustainability Reporting in smaller


Student Mentoring Helps Prepare Students for the Future

In August the ESRI (Economic and Social Research Institute) launched ‘Leaving School in Ireland: A Longitudinal Study of Post School Transitions’ which highlighted the relationship between students school experiences and their post school outcomes. The report found that young people rely on formal and informal guidance in making decisions about what they do after school. The Schools’ Business Partnership student mentoring partners School Completion Programme schools