Welcome to our new Chairperson â€“ Ronan Murphy
We are delighted to announce that Ronan Murphy has been appointed as the new Chairperson of our Board. Ronan brings with him a wealth of experience, being former Senior Partner of PwC Ireland. Ronan is currently a non-executive director of J&E Davy, Liberty Insurance and ICON plc.
Your insights on European companies and the SDGs
Business in the Community Ireland, in partnership with CSR Europe andÂ GlobeScan , invite you to participate in a short survey of European business experts to explore how European companies are engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Â Results of the survey will be presented at the European Business Summit in Brussels on May 22,
56 Companies in Ireland Contributed Over â‚¬32 million and 227,144 hours to Charities and Community Groups in 2016Â
Wednesday March 29th: 56 socially-minded Irish companies have formed almost 7000 community partnerships and donated over â‚¬32 million in cash donations, in-kind donations and employee fundraising to local charities and community groups.
The Participation is far from Petite at Pettitt’s Supervalu
Louise Casey, Regional Coordinator, BITCI reports on Enniscorthy Vocational School’s partnership with their local Supervalu. Enniscorthy Vocational School (EVS) are partnered with Pettitt’s Supervalu for their Skills @ Work Programme. Pettittâ€™s SuperValu have a strong reputation for being customer and community focused and EVS would echo this sentiment. This link was launched in September 2012
Student Scoop on Shell
Eimear Cowman a studentÂ from St. Brendan’s College gives her account: “My personal experience of our visit to the Bellanaboy Gas Terminal was exceptionally enjoyable. We were welcomed onto the site and all members of staff were very friendly and accommodating. We were brought into a meeting room and given a presentation about the company.
Photo Captions – Top to Bottom Children from Scoil Mhuire Fatima, CorkÂ visit Blackpool library with their Time to Read Volunteers from Gas Networks Ireland. Scoil Cholmchille, DublinÂ are joined by their partners Friends First to enjoy World Book Day at Storytime at Dun Laoghaire Library. St. Brigid’s Primary School Kildare celebrated World Book Day
Alkermes Milestone is a First for the Midlands
Orla O’ Dwyer, Regional Coordinator,Â BITCI acknowledges Alkermes achievement. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of ourÂ partnership between Alkermes and St Aloysius College in Athlone. Alkermes becomes the first company in the Midlands to achieve this status. Alkermes who are based in a business park just outside town develops and manufactures medicines, aiming to
Together We Can
Eileen Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinator, BITCI commends the commitment from our volunteers. In my region (Kerry, West Limerick), Gerry Crean, Manager at SSE Generation Tarbert has supported the Skills @ Work for the past nine years. My first meeting with Gerry was in 2008 at the ESB Station at Tarbert when he agreed to commence a
Horse Racing Ireland on the Right Track
Orla O’ Dwyer, Regional Coordinator, BITCI reflects on Horse Racing Ireland’s journey. Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) hasÂ expanded its involvement. A record 16 fifth year students from the Curragh Post Primary School are taking part in the Student Mentoring Programme for the 2016 to 2018 academic years. HRI also delivers the SkillsÂ @ Work Programme
Dairygold Wins Cork Company of the Year
Celine McGrath,Â Regional Coordinator, BITCI recognises Dairygold’s contribution to its community. â€˜Cork Company of the year 2017 is Dairygoldâ€™ announced Vodafoneâ€™s Leo Oâ€™Leary at the Cork Chambers annual dinner in February. How right he was, I thought, as Iâ€™d had the privilege of working with Dairygoldâ€™s 2 main sites in Cork; Mallow and Mitchelstown, as