Archives: 2015

Second wave of Learning for Life graduates celebrate in Dublin

The Tánaiste – Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister – Joan Burton was on Diageo’s St. James’s Gate site in Dublin recently to present the second intake of Learning for Life participants with certificates to mark their graduation from the training programme. Some 47 graduates and more than 100 family members and invited guests from the hospitality,


Top companies in Ireland contributed over €22 million to charities and community Groups in 2014

On May 13th last, Business in the Community Ireland published annual figures on Corporate Giving in Ireland. Our Business Impact Map http://livemaps.bitc.ie showcases the extent of community involvement some of our members are engaged in right across the island of Ireland. To coincide with the release of the data, BITCI facilitated an event Doing Good is Good for Business


Three Ireland selects Virtual Community College as its chosen Charity Partner

Partnership will help VCC to educate annually over 1,000 students from disadvantaged backgrounds, through mLearning Three Ireland has announced a three year charity partnership with Virtual Community College (VCC), an online and mobile education initiative which empowers young people from disadvantaged communities to reach their potential through virtual, app-based and mobile communication learning techniques. Started


PwC & local school host fundraising event in aid of young people impacted by cancer

PwC, together with Localise, a youth development organisation, hosted a fundraising ‘Carnival’ with the students from local school, St Laurence O’Toole’s, Seville Place, Dublin 1. The event, which was held earlier this month, was in support of CanTeen, an organisation for young people with cancer. The success of the project, which was in no small