BITCI News

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.


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.


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.


OCS joins over 85 of Ireland’s top companies as a member of Business in the Community Ireland

BITCI News - Aug 23, 2017

Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) recently announced that services company OCS, has joined its business network of over 85 companies dedicated to responsible business and sustainability. BITCI is a non-profit business network dedicated to supporting companies of all sizes on their sustainability journey. It is the only network of its kind in Ireland with


BITCI welcomes the EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting

BITCI News - Aug 21, 2017

On July 30th 2017, new rules came into legislation requiring Irish companies to publish information on their policies in relation to Environmental Matters; Social & Employee matters; Respect for Human Rights; Bribery and Corruption; and Diversity in the Board of Directors.


Lidl Ireland joins over 85 of Ireland’s top companies as a member of Business in the Community

BITCI News - Aug 09, 2017

Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) today announced that leading retailer Lidl Ireland has joined its business network of over 85 companies dedicated to responsible business and sustainability. BITCI is a non-profit business network dedicated to supporting companies of all sizes on their sustainability journey.


Non financial reporting

EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting signed into Irish law

BITCI News - Aug 09, 2017

Business in the Community Ireland has been informed by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation that the EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting was signed into Irish law on July 30, 2017.