Archives: 2017

The European perspective on the Sustainable Development Goals

  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:  


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

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.


KPMG take action on literacy

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.


Shocking & Unsettling – Why taking time to understand human rights risks has to be prioritised

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.


56 Companies in Ireland Contributed Over €32 million and 227,144 hours to Charities and Community Groups in 2016 

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.