BITCI News

Cork Business Forum roundup

BITCI News - Jun 06, 2017

Business in the Community Ireland is committed to increasing the reach of the network and promote members in the Munster region. Therefore, in partnership with Cork Chamber, we held our 2017 Cork Business Forum on May 30th in the Clayton Hotel.


WBCSD launches CEO Guide to the Circular Economy & Factor10 initiative

BITCI News - Jun 06, 2017

At the World Circular Economy Forum which took place in Helsinki on June 5th, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its CEO Guide to the Circular Economy .


In conversation with Christina van der Kamp, corporate responsibility manager at Gas Networks Ireland

BITCI News - Jun 06, 2017

In this month of our In Conversation with series we are delighted to talk to Christina van der Kamp, Corporate Responsibility Manager at Gas Networks Ireland.


Why your company’s volunteering programme is crucial for employee engagement and attracting new talent

BITCI News - Jun 05, 2017

In recent years Business in the Community members like Deloitte have been leading the way on developing meaningful employee volunteering opportunities as a way of motivating staff while generating positive social impact.


Announcing BITCI’s Biodiversity Photography Competition

BITCI News - May 22, 2017

  Today (22nd May) is the International Day for Biodiversity and BITCI is marking it by announcing our Biodiversity Photography Competition!


Dawn Meats Carroll’s Cross, EirGrid and RTÉ achieve the Business Working Responsibly Mark

BITCI News - May 12, 2017

The Mark is operated by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), the non-profit organisation dedicated to sustainability and it is third-party audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). 25 organisations in Ireland have now achieved the Business Working Responsibly Mark


Spotlight on our Board – In Conversation with Kyran Johnson

BITCI News - May 02, 2017

In the first of a new series, BITCI board member Kyran Johnson, General Manager Janssen Supply Chain Ireland discusses his views on sustainability and why it matters to business.


BITC Ireland’s EPIC programme wins the AONTAS STAR Award for Adult Learning Initiatives that promote Social Inclusion

BITCI News - Mar 06, 2017

The STAR Awards (Showcasing Teamwork, Awarding Recognition) are an awards initiative coordinated by AONTAS as part of the annual Adult Learners’ Festival to acknowledge the fantastic work undertaken by adult learning initiatives throughout Ireland.


Annual BITCI Members CEO event

BITCI News - Mar 02, 2017

On the 11th May, CEOs and Managing Directors of BITC’s member companies will gather for the annual private networking event. This exclusive business event showcases how business is embedding corporate responsibility into their everyday practices and how our members are working together to ensure Ireland is a responsible and sustainable place to do business.


What can you do to help bees?

BITCI News - Mar 02, 2017

At our recent biodiversity workshop on the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan, we did a nature walk around an urban green space to see what simple actions businesses can take to support pollinators on their sites, in employees’ gardens, and in their local communities.