Coming from Africa, I knew I had to work hard to find a job and I was ready given the fact that things are done differently in the western world. But alas, I was devastated and I was getting desperate to say the leastâ€ť. When Enyinna Ngwobia left Nigeria, he had completed graduate studies including
Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year; however it can have a deep negative impact on the environment. Recycling company Repak predict that we will generate over 70,000 tonnes of used packaging over the holidays 25 per cent moreÂ than we do during the year. Follow our 10 tips to see
It’s official, we have moved to our new offices. Our new address is: 3rd Floor Phibsborough Tower Phibsborough Road Dublin 7 Please note our telephone number has not changed. We look forward to welcoming you to our new neighbourhood.
There is a growing concern that Ireland needs to reduce its carbon emissions significantly and transition towards renewable energy sources. One initiative to tackle this issue has been undertaken by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) member companies Intel Ireland and SSE Airtricity, who have developed an innovative project called Solar for Schools in collaboration
On November 20 & 21, Business in the Community Ireland organised training for members on How to Conduct Due Diligence in Human Rights. This bespoke member training was delivered by Parul Sharma, Dean of the Academy of Human Rights in Business at CSR Sweden. The November training followed hot on the heels of the launch
We helped Tico Mail Works with the creation of their sustainability report. Tico Mail Works have been in business since 1985, and in that time have gained an excellent reputation for quality, security and professionalism. The company strives to act in a socially responsible manner at all times by ensuring their principles are applied and
On the 21st November we held our Employability Programme Roundtable. The event was hosted by Standard Life and there was great participation by many member companies interested in this area. Learn some of the key features of both the Standard Life and Vodafone Returners programme that were discussed.
Intel Ireland has recently announced that 100% of all electricity supplied to its Leixlip campus in 2016 was generated from indigenous renewable sources, making Intel one of the largest voluntary, private purchasers of renewable energy in the country. This action forms part of Intel Irelandâ€™s multi-faceted approach to reduce its impact on the environment and
National Science Week was once again another exciting activity on Abbottâ€™s calendar across all nine sites in Ireland this year. Abbott supported a variety of events, ranging from the Abbott Fund programmes Family Science and Operation Discovery, Abbott Discovery Day in Longford for the Midlands Science Festival, and over 100 children of employees visited our