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Effective Community Engagement Workshop Series 2017

BITCI News - Events - Feb 09, 2017

We are delighted to announce our first workshop this year from the Effective Community Engagement series named Cornerstones of Successful Corporate Community Programmes. The event will be held on Tuesday 28thFebruary, 10.00 – 12.00 and it will be facilitated by Louise Murray , Senior CR Adviser


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Employee Volunteering at Google – How the Local Leadership Programme builds reputation and employee engagement

BITCI News - Feb 07, 2017

Business in the Community Ireland are the experts on sustainability in Ireland. For the past 17 years, we have advised companies of all sizes on various sustainability issues. One of our key specialist areas is helping companies develop strategic employee volunteering programmes.


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Is a top 10 place in the Sustainable Development Goals within Ireland’s capability?

BITCI News - Feb 07, 2017

14th out of 149 countries isn’t bad in any global index for our small nation, especially when the Nordic countries are in the running. That’s Ireland’s ranking in the SDG Index which provides a ‘traffic–light’ report card for countries against the United Nation’s new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Goals describe ambitions for the health


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We are hiring: Finance and Office Manager

BITCI News - Jan 24, 2017

The Foundation for Investing in Communities (incorporating Business in the Community and The Community Foundation for Ireland) Business in the Community is the network for responsible and sustainable business. The Community Foundation for Ireland is a leading organisation dedicated to promoting and growing philanthropy in Ireland.


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Business in the Community Ireland supported over 200 marginalised people to find employment in 2016

BITCI News - Dec 22, 2016

Business in the Community Ireland, the network for sustainability, announced today that with the support of businesses in Ireland, over 200 people from marginalised backgrounds secured employment in 2016.


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M&S: A Flagship for Employment

BITCI News - Dec 21, 2016

M&S continue to be the flagship company for BITCI’s Ready for Work programme. In 2016, across Mary Street and Grafton Street stores, M&S have taken on 14 people for work experience to boost their confidence and experience and to get a valuable reference at the end. These people have come from various


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WBCSD’s beta version of the Reporting Exchange will be launched on 7th December.  

BITCI News - Dec 05, 2016

Available from Wednesday 7th December, the Reporting Exchange is an exciting new online tool that helps to make sense of over 1,000 reporting requirements and resources on sustainability reporting from around the world. Developed by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development , the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, Ecodesk and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, it’s a comprehensive global resource that connects


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Galway Wind Park – Sustainability Impact Report

BITCI News - Dec 01, 2016

    First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment were in SSE’s Dublin offices on Monday 28 November to launch a Sustainability Impact Report into the 169MW Galway Wind Park which is being jointly developed by SSE and Coillte. The report outlines the valuable economic, environmental and social impacts


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Bank of Ireland staff volunteering on a high!

BITCI News - Dec 01, 2016

The staff of Bank of Ireland undertook the single biggest “Give Together” Volunteer Day on Wednesday 30 November 2016. “Give Together”, the Bank’s charity and community investment initiative in operation since 2007, is employee-led and is supported by the Bank through the provision of one day’s paid volunteer leave annually, matched fundraising and payroll-giving. For