Welcome to the Stakeholder Engagement Report produced by the Business in the Community Ireland Working Group. This report describes common and evolving practices in stakeholder engagement among a group of development companies and other stakeholders in Ireland. It is aimed at companies and other organisations involved in engagement as part of proposed development, to encourage them to observe certain approaches in communications with stakeholders generally, including communities.
Welcome to our 4th Sustainability Report. For our 2012 report, we made a key innovation and applied the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework to our reporting – this report adheres to a Level C GRI report. This was a major endeavour for us and the format of the report shows how we were guided by this framework. Click on the icon to download the report.
Our Senior Corporate Responsibility Consultant Darina Eades provides 5 quick tips on how to get started on Sustainable Procurement and what to watch out for.
Throughout 2013, we are hosting a wide range of training, networkingand expert seminars on a variety of corporate responsibility topics, many suitable for various departments across our member companies. Click on the Events Calendar to download and get dates in your diary for the year ahead.
Our Senior Consultant Darina Eades has developed An Introduction to Sustainable Procurement, an insightful guide to help you understand what Sustainable Procurement is, what are the drivers and the business case for it.
The Deloitte 2012 Q2 CFO Survey was conducted in partnership with BITCI. According to the results of the Quarter 2, Deloitte CFO Survey (June 2012): 93% of CFOs believe there is a direct link between sustainability and business performance. Irish CFOs identified sustainability as having the strongest impact on long term value creation, compliance, risk management and building trust. This was followed by cost control, revenue generation and investor relations.
In 2011, our environmental agenda was pushed a mile forward by the establishment of our Sustainability Committee reporting to our CEO. You can read about this in the environment section. Click on the cover of the report on the right to download the full report. This year, we also wanted to explore how we could tell our story in the most engaging effective way. In this age when time is always
We are delighted to announce the publication of the BITCI/Ipsos MRBI Report of the Survey of Consumer Attitudes towards Corporate Responsibility 2012. Click the icon to right to download the report. Key Findings: Being open & honest and customer service are the most important factors to consumers in Ireland, when judging a company. 75% of consumers believe it is more important that companies show a high degree of responsibility in difficult
In a business environment where value for money is the focus, over 70% of CEOs have stated that responsible business practices have a positive impact on their bottom line. These are the findings of the CEO Responsible Ireland Survey 2012 run by Business in the Community Ireland with research performed by Amárach.
The Hack the Green Economy conference, held on 25th July in the Science Gallery, Dublin, set out to examine some of the emerging trends in sustainability and ask how they will affect Irish business. The event explored some of the next steps on the sustainability agenda, in particular future developments in the area of integrated sustainability reporting and future environmental legislation. Click on the logo of the conference for a