Youth unemployment in Ireland is currently at over 24%, at a cost of over €3.16 billion to the economy – that is almost 2% for our GDP.
The run–up to Christmas is a time when many employees and companies choose to give to charity. Giving is not only about the money but also giving time, expertise, products and services. Charities are struggling to fundraise, the loss of public trust has hit them badly and they are battling increasing negative media coverage. Yes,
Free event in Tralee Are you an SME based in Kerry? A Breakfast Seminar titled “Resource Efficiency – Making More with Less” will be held on Wednesday 3rd December in the Manor West Hotel, Tralee. The workshop is run as part of the Southern Waste Region’s CSR project under the GreenEnterprise Programme which is grant-aided
Over the past six years Cork Airport has transformed itself into a highly efficient, best practice organisation leading the way in the airline industry and in the public sector. During this time, savings have been realised resulting in considerable energy, cost, and CO2 reductions. Cork Airport has now achieved its 2020 Public Sector Obligation of
A&L Goodbody’s Banking Department build a library. On Friday 3rd of October, the Banking Department of A&L Goodbody headed down to St Joseph’s Co-ed School, East Wall, the same school they deliver one of the Suas’ Literacy Support programmes, to help them create a library for their school. 45 people got involved in all the
Understanding Electricity – From Power Station to PlayStation® Bringing the curriculum to life for junior cycle science students The exhilarating Schools Science Programme from EirGrid, Ireland’s national electricity transmission operator, is on the road again. This is the third year of the annual programme, which is based on the current junior cycle science curriculum, and
Social investment + development opportunities = economic benefits Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) successfully hosted its third annual Erris Enterprise Week in October. This year’s agenda focused on providing advice to local businesses on procurement and tendering, online trading and future digital opportunities. The support sessions which were also open to sporting groups and charities
Learn about what the Business Working Responsibly Mark is in this video and what it can do for your business.
Drawing on the success of previous BITCI conferences in 2006 and 2010, the 2014 one-day event that took place on 11th November, brought the CEOs and senior management of some of Ireland’s top companies together to discuss key trends in ethics, reputation and sustainability. The Responsible Business Forum presented leading and inspirational thinking from the