Congratulations to all our member who have won the Chambers CSR Awards and GLEN Workplace Awards

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

Chambers CSR Awards ESB won the Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at the 2016 Chambers Ireland CSR Awards. ESB was selected by the judging panel for having CSR practices embedded at the company’s core and for its ongoing dedication to community engagement and responsible business practices. Our congratulations to ESB


Deloitte IMPACT Day

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

Deloitte Ireland runs an annual volunteering day called IMPACT Day which allows the people of Deloitte to give back to the local communities by providing their time, labour and expertise to nonprofit organisations. Some of the projects are nominated by staff, others are selected by Business in the Community. Deloitte also has long-held relationships with


Gender Equality at work

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

We’ve been talking about this for decades and yet progress is slow. Why? We hardly need another report on the business case for diversity. Added to this, developing and retaining employees are perennial priorities, employee engagement is high on the agenda and businesses are spending time and money on building their employer brand.


Kemmy Business School, Limerick is holding a Responsible Business Breakfast networking event on October 19th

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

You are warmly invited to register for a Responsible Business Breakfast networking event to be held with the support of CPA Ireland at the Kemmy Business School, Limerick, on Wednesday 19th October, 2016. The event addresses two questions: What is a responsible business? and How do you account for that responsibility? Our speakers on the


In Conversation with Lorraine Shiels, Head of CSR & Government Relation at Tesco Ireland

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

In this month of our In Conversation with series we are delighted to talk to Lorraine Shiels, Head of CSR & Government Relation at Tesco Ireland . Please describe your role and responsibilities and how many years you have been in the company As Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Government Relations for Tesco Ireland I lead the development


BT-Shop for Change

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

BT Ireland survey reveals the nation’s love of de-cluttering, yet Wardrobes remain full of under-used or never worn clothes   Irish Rugby captain Rory Best helps kick off BT Shop for Change; Over 110 BT employees to take over Irish Cancer Society shops on October 13 September 27, 2016 – 49% of people surveyed in


National Reuse Month – Repair Remake Reimagine

BITCI News - Sep 29, 2016

We often hear the phrase “waste? Oh we have that sorted; we’re at 95% recycling!” It’s true that Irish businesses for the most part have embraced recycling and the days of everybody having a bin under their desk is gone. But have we got waste sorted? The answer to that is most definitely NO! Recycling,


Merck Publishes 2015/2016 Global Corporate Responsibility Report

BITCI News - Sep 28, 2016

Report Highlights Company’s Long-Standing Commitment to Discovering Innovative and Sustainable Solutions to the World’s Greatest Health and Development Challenges KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 13, 2016 – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today issued its 2015/2016 global corporate responsibility report. The report reflects the company’s performance in the areas of


Announcing our new board member: Chris Martin

BITCI News - Sep 28, 2016

Chris Martin is the CEO of Musgrave Group, Ireland’s largest grocery and food distributor. Founded in Cork in 1876, in 2016 Musgrave celebrates 140 years in family business, supporting thousands of other family businesses.