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BITCI joins forces with Thrive CSR

BITCI News - Sep 12, 2017

New CSR software solution launched to help companies track volunteering and community engagement 12th September 2017: Employees want to understand the impact their company is making and this impact goes far beyond just euros on the bottom line. Almost all large companies have embraced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability as a way of deepening


How the Business Working Responsibly Mark can help with staff engagement

BITCI News - Sep 12, 2017

Last October fourteen companies were accredited with the Business Working Responsibly Mark. We asked one of the recipients, Ricoh Ireland’s General Manager Gary Hopwood, how did the Mark help their business. Gary Hopwood says the Mark has helped them greatly with staff engagement, amongst many other benefits.


The most and least challenging issues facing companies when it comes to sustainability

Exclusive Member Content - Sep 07, 2017

Each year Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) analyses the areas that organisations find least and most challenging in the Business Working Responsibly mark questionnaire . The Business Working Responsibly mark standard, for responsible and sustainable practices, is based on ISO26000 and is open to any organisation.


In Conversation with the Head of Sustainability at Sisk Brian Handcock

BITCI News - Aug 30, 2017

International construction company John Sisk & Son have joined the network this year at strategist level. We are delighted to get to know their Head of Sustainability for UK and Ireland, Brian Handcock, in our monthly In Conversation piece.


Our Sustainability report 2016

BITCI News - Aug 30, 2017

Welcome to the 2016 Sustainability Report of the Community Foundation for Ireland and Business in the Community Ireland. This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option and uses the NGO Sector Disclosures. Currently we are the only Irish organisation to report using the new GRI standard format.


Intel to offer a number of scholarships to third level students

Members News - Aug 29, 2017

Monetary grant of up to €12,000, placement opportunity and Intel mentor offered to students as part of Intel scholarship program As thousands of students across the country this week receive CAO offers and look forward to the next chapter in their education journey, Intel is announcing details of their continued support of a number ofÂ


Smurfit Kappa celebrates a decade of excellence in sustainability achievements

Members News - Aug 28, 2017

Smurfit Kappa has been building a sustainable future for a long time but ten years ago the packaging giant started formally measuring its sustainability impact.


IBM launches 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

Members News - Aug 28, 2017

IBM has recently released their annual Corporate Responsibility Report covering 2016. Their reports – like their citizenship initiatives – are not simply lists of cash contributions to causes that complement their industry. IBM’s approach to corporate citizenship is, and always has been, far more complex, more engaged and more vested in sustainable outcomes than can be covered by


CSR Certification based on ISO26000 assesses and certifies sustainable business practices

BITCI News - Aug 24, 2017

The Business Working Responsibly mark is a CSR certification which is based on ISO 26000. The Mark, audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI), will assess and certify your responsible and sustainable business practices. It will provide your organisation with an assessment of how well positioned it is to address risks and opportunities


CSR Careers

Corporate Social Responsibility Adviser

BITCI News - Aug 24, 2017

We are currently seeking a CSR Adviser to join our high performing and diverse Membership Services Team to contribute to, develop and implement Business in the Community Ireland’s Development Strategy, particularly in relation to working with major companies on embedding responsible and sustainable business practices across the organisation.