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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 of


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


HEINEKEN Ireland announces urban greening community initiative

Members News - Jul 31, 2017

HEINEKEN Ireland has recently announced an initiative to bring communities together to create urban growing spaces that have a positive impact – socially, environmentally and economically.


Supporting the local community Bank Blitzes Backyard to help older people

BITCI News - Members News - Jul 31, 2017

On 14 and 15 July, Age Action and Bank of Ireland took part in the Great Bank of Ireland Backyard Blitz, which saw hundreds of bank volunteers swapping their calculators for watering cans and their spreadsheets for spades to give their older neighbours a ‘dig out’ in the garden. The gardening bonanza matched up bank


Corporate Responsibility in Action A&L Goodbody sponsors Writer in Residence at East Wall school

Members News - Jul 31, 2017

In June 2016, A&L Goodbody created a new three year partnership with Business to Arts to support and fund (€30,000 over the period) a new initiative called the Writer in Residence programme under the Docklands Arts Fund.


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Symantec and CoderDojo Coolest Projects

Members News - Jul 27, 2017

Symantec were delighted to be part of this year’s CoderDojo Coolest Projects event in Dublin in June. CoderDojo are a non-profit organisation who teach coding to kids aged 7 – 17. During the event hundreds of kids from “Dojo’s” around the world came to showcase one of the projects they have been working on, and


KBC Building Better Communities

Members News - Jul 26, 2017

As the Bank of You, KBC’s Sustainability programme aims to make a positive impact on the lives of our employees, our customers, our communities and society at large. At KBC we recognise and respect the importance of our role in society and through our sustainability programme we share our vision for better, brighter communities, support


In Conversation With David O’Flynn, Head of CSR at Dawn Meats Group

Members News - Jul 25, 2017

For this issue of our In Conversation with Series we had the opportunity to hear from David O’Flynn, Dawn Meats’s Group Head of CSR.   Please describe your role and responsibilities and how many years you have been in the company As Dawn Meats’ Group Head of CSR my role covers our 17 sites in


M&S Sustainability Programme Plan A turns 10 and has saved £750 million in costs

Members News - Jul 25, 2017

Each year M&S holds an event solely for stakeholders, to discuss their sustainability challenges, successes and goals. Our Senior CSR Adviser Darina Eades attends this meeting and here she shares the insights from the day and the successful evolution of M&S’s sustainability strategy.