Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders and was called by the New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world” and by Time Magazine “the world’s best known economist”.
The Business in the Community Ireland annual CEO Breakfast Forum is a high-level breakfast event where we will announce the companies who have achieved The Business Working Responsibly Mark Independently audited by the NSAI and based on ISO 26000 it certifies responsible and sustainable business practices.
We’ve been talking about this for decades and yet progress is slow. Why? We hardly need another report on the business case for diversity. Added to this, developing and retaining employees are perennial priorities, employee engagement is high on the agenda and businesses are spending time and money on building their employer brand.
Chris Martin is the CEO of Musgrave Group, Ireland’s largest grocery and food distributor. Founded in Cork in 1876, in 2016 Musgrave celebrates 140 years in family business, supporting thousands of other family businesses.
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