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.
Here are some updates from the European Business Summit which took place in Brussels on May 22nd and find out the key messages for businesses in Ireland:
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 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.
On Tuesday 26th of April, BITC Ireland held the first Learning Network meeting for this year with the theme:Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement.
Three-quarters (76%) of Millennials consider a company’s social and environmental commitments when deciding where to work and nearly two-thirds (64%) won’t take a job if a potential employer doesn’t have strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, according to the 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study.
World Book Day was on 2 March and KPMG used this opportunity to formally launch and celebrate the KPMG Families For Literacy (KFFL) initiative and all the work we do as a firm as part of our commitment to lifelong learning and more specifically literacy.
Parul Sharma engaged all seated at 10 am in A&L Goodbody on March 21, 2017 for the BITCI Workshop on Identifying & Addressing Human Rights Risks in Company Operations & the Supply Chain.
Wednesday March 29th: 56 socially-minded Irish companies have formed almost 7000 community partnerships and donated over €32 million in cash donations, in-kind donations and employee fundraising to local charities and community groups.
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.