Business in the Community Ireland’s EPIC programme announces that it has assisted over 2,600 people from 101 countries to find employment or enter further education and training EPIC stands for Employment for People from Immigrant Communities A number of companies including CPL, BT and Enterprise Rent a Car provide free training David Stanton T.D.,
ESB has won the Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at the 2016 Chambers Ireland CSR Awards held in the DoubleTree Hilton in Dublin on September 1st. ESB was selected by the judging panel for having CSR practices embedded at the company’s core and for the organisation’s ongoing dedication to community engagement and
Would you like to know more about the range of supports and funding available when recruiting or retaining an employee with a disability? The new Employer Disability Information service is an initiative led by employer bodies Chambers Ireland, Ibec and ISME and is a free resource for employers.
We are delighted to launch our 2015 Sustainability Report ‘in accordance’ with GRI’s G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. Although we are a small organisation, we are committed to reporting our sustainability impacts and achievements to our stakeholders in a way that is relevant for us.
Our expert, Lorraine Fitzgerald, outlines the top tips when compiling a sustainability report in accordance with GRI Guidelines. We are the only NGO and small organisation to use this standard in Ireland.
We are delighted to announce that we have achieved a remarkable 94% in the Excellence Through People standard. This is the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) certification for HR Management and its focus is to get organisations to look at their people as a key source of competitive advantage. The certification looks at many
Would your company like to be involved in a fantastic programme designed to improve the literacy of Ireland’s young children? Time to Read is a reading programme for children in second class which increases their enjoyment and confidence in reading.
We are delighted to announce a new youth employability initiative Career L.E.A.P. (Local Employment Action Partnership). Career L.E.A.P. is a new work readiness training programme for young people aged 18-24 from marginalised backgrounds. It has been uniquely developed through a collaborative partnership of BITCI, businesses, Community Groups and Trinity College Dublin. We have come together
The Business Working Responsibly Mark is audited by the NSAI and based on ISO 26000.Bank of Ireland Group (Ireland) is being accredited with the Mark for the first time this year and Ulster Bank are being recertified to the Mark after first achieving it in 2014. 18 companies are currently certified to the Mark and
“Staff in my organisation gets involved in volunteering initiatives however I question whether they are truly engaged and motivated by the opportunities presented to them.” “I struggle to get staff to sign up to company volunteering initiatives.” “Company volunteering initiatives are always signed up to by the same staff.” If you have been responsible for