Archives: 2013

The Schools’ Business Partnership

The Schools’ Business Partnership (SBP) is a flagship educational inclusion programme of Business in the Community. The initiative aim to positively impact on educational inclusion in Ireland by facilitating a partnership between schoolS and large local businesses. SBP have a suite of five programmes for post primary students and a reading enhancement programme at primary level. SBP has grown

Cork student picks up Intel sponsored prize of trip to NASA and Silicon Valley

A young woman from Listowel, Co Kerry, Eimear Donovan, has been named as the winner of the Intel sponsored top prize which was up for grabs for one of the young entrants who voted for one of the shortlisted candidates as part of ‘Ireland’s Greatest Woman Inventor’ competition which leading technology website Silicon Republic , has been

Biodiversity – one simple thing a company can do

  Did you know that Ireland’s butterfly population halved in recent times? Or that Irish Beekeepers are routinely experiencing annual colony loss of over a third? It’s no secret that nowadays bees and other pollinators are increasingly threatened. It may surprise you that urban businesses and residents are ideally placed to help them out with

Foróige receive €26k from Ulster Bank’s Community Impact Fund

A total of €290,000 has been awarded to 25 community-based organisations (17 via our our sister organisation The Community Foundation for Ireland) across the island of Ireland as part of the Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund. One such recipient was Foróige who work with almost 60,000 young people aged 10-18 each year through volunteer-led clubs