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Launch of Career Leap

BITCI News - Nov 24, 2016

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 – Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, launched ‘Career LEAP’ a pioneering programme to help young unemployed adults in Dublin’s North Inner City gain employment today.


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Business Working Responsibly Mark Information Session [Fully booked]

BITCI News - Events - Nov 08, 2016

Free information session on the Business Working Responsibly Mark [Now fully booked] The Mark of a great company-will yours be next? Business in the Community Ireland has developed the Business Working Responsibly Mark. Audited by the NSAI and based on ISO 26000, this all-encompassing scheme certifies responsible and sustainable business practices. Business in the Community


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From spending 7 years job seeking, to full-time employment, this is Palwasha’s story

BITCI News - Nov 08, 2016

The best way to describe the impacts of our programmes is to hear from one of our clients. Since 2008, EPIC has worked with over 2,600 unemployed people from 101 countries, building their skills and confidence and helping them integrate in Ireland. Over 1,000 of these have progressed into paid employment, with a further nearly


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Compass Group Ireland partners with Temple Street Foundation to support healthy lifestyle programme

BITCI News - Nov 07, 2016

The leading food services company, Compass Ireland, has announced an exciting partnership with Temple Street Foundation , the charity of Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Not only has the organisation been identified as the company’s chosen charity, but the partnership will also see Compass bringing its culinary expertise to its W82GO programme – set up to provide families


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eir Fund – Connecting Communities

BITCI News - Nov 07, 2016

In March of this year eir introduced a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) investment programme, the eir Fund – Connecting Communities. The Fund was designed to support eir employees who work with community engagement projects and to enable eir to do more to support charitable causes throughout Ireland. Over the past 8 months, eir has provided


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CSR Award for PM Group

BITCI News - Nov 07, 2016

PM Group, the International project delivery specialists, was delighted to receive the South Dublin Chamber CSR Award 2016 at a ceremony in Dublin recently. “We were really pleased to be recognised for our contribution to the local community in South County Dublin. We tend to focus on two main areas – education and probono services


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Nominations Open for the Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award

BITCI News - Nov 05, 2016

The 2017 nominations are now open for The Community Foundation’s Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award. Individuals, charities, community organisations and employees can nominate a corporate whose philanthropy is focused on local, regional or national projects in Ireland or overseas.


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Dress for Success Dublin partners with A&L Goodbody to create Steps to Success

BITCI News - Nov 01, 2016

Dublin women participating in labour market activation programmes will avail of mentoring under a new partnership between Dress for Success Dublin and leading law firm A&L Goodbody . Under the partnership, women taking part in labour market activation programmes – such as JobBridge, Community Employment schemes and Tús – will avail of mentoring and career progression advice from experienced A&L Goodbody


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In Conversation with Niall Gleeson, Managing Director for Veolia Ireland

BITCI News - Nov 01, 2016

    In this month of our In Conversation With series we are delighted to talk to Niall Gleeson, Managing Director for Veolia Ireland.


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14 Companies in Ireland achieve the Business Working Responsibly Mark

BITCI News - Oct 25, 2016

Over 200 senior business leaders gather for Business in the Community Ireland’s Annual Sustainability Forum The Mark is operated by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), the non-profit organisation dedicated to corporate responsibility and third-party audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI).