The EPIC programme which is run by sustainability business network, Business in the Community Ireland with funding support from the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration, brings government, business, state agencies and NGOs together to assist immigrants to gain employment by providing business training and support. Over 200 of the latest participants will graduate
Welcome to the 2016 Sustainability Report* of the Community Foundation for Ireland and Business in the Community Ireland. We aligned our services with the SDGs, the new KPIs for the planet to 2030. Although we are a small organisation, we are committed to reporting our sustainability impacts and achievements to our stakeholders in a way
The technology industry is critical to global progress and prosperity, and Oracle’s corporate citizenship initiatives are grounded in our technology leadership. Oracle has leveraged this to advance education for nearly 20 years. The Oracle Academy partners with over 6,000 educational institutes worldwide to help secondary students and teachers gain industry-relevant skills prior to entering the workforce.
We are delighted to announce that basis.point* is funding an expansion of the mentoring programme to bring it to more businesses and more young people during 2017 – 2019. In particular, the focus is on increasing the number of participating companies from the funds industry. Funding from basis.point of €45,000 over the next two years
Many organizations now operate highly complex and globalized supply chains. While these supply chains are required to be lean, agile and sustainable, they are also the focus of growing attention from a variety of external stakeholders and increasingly subject to regulation. For these reasons it is important for companies to consider their supply chain information
Ricoh Ireland recently participated in Ricoh’s imagine change Challenge Football Trophy in Salou, Spain. The football tournament was created by Ricoh Europe to bring together all the European OpCos, as part of a series of initiatives that represent the best of the Ricoh brand, and to make a difference in the communities in which we work and live.
Programme of activity will include projects to increase participation of women in STEM & pilot graduate development programme
We recently held our 4th and final Biodiversity Learning Network of 2017, hosted by RTE, which focused on building a Business case for Biodiversity. We heard from a number of BITCI member companies, went on a nature walk, announced the winners of the BITCI Biodiversity Photography Competition, and had a chance to meet some of the environmental NGOs at
A child from St. Mary’s NS, Dorset St, Dublin 1 finds a quiet corner to read during a Time to Read Library Visit in the Ilac Centre, in Dublin City. Students from Plunket College, Dublin 9 show they have plenty strings to their bows during their Skills @ Work Wrap up Session with their Veolia volunteers. Thumbs up and smiles all round! Children
Lauren Meritt, Business Generation Executive, Ricoh, reflects on their participation in the Skills @ Work programme with St. Kevin’s College, Ballygall, Dublin. As a proud member of Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), Ricoh Ireland is always excited to take part in its Skills @ Work programme. For the past two years, we have partnered with