Dr. Eithne Kennedy | St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra Helen Coleman | Principal | St. Finian’s Primary School, Finglas Mary Kenny | National Coordinator | School Completion Programme Kristin Quinn | Corporate Responsibility Manager | ESB Bevin Cody | Corporate Affairs | ESB Maria Tobin | Home School Community Liaison | NEWB Emer O’Brien | Representing the Library Association of
New strategy is influenced by public feedback, advances in technology and a commitment to minimise the need for new infrastructure. Strategy highlights new technical option for Grid Link, options on Grid West, and confirms existing 400kV solution as the most appropriate for North South Interconnector. EirGrid is seeking feedback at www.eirgrid.com/yourgridyourviews EirGrid last week published Your
AIB are a long established organisation and their 200 branches across Ireland mean that their impact on the environment has a wide reaching effect and this is something they take very seriously. AIB are active in every sector of green business and they are embracing best practice to drive business value, both internally and externally.
In March Accenture Ireland celebrated International Women’s Day with over 1,100 clients, students and staff at the Convention Centre Dublin, on the morning of the 6th March. The morning consisted of two panels of inspirational speakers. The first outstanding Leaders panel advised that in order to be successful, we need to take care of both
A decade ago most Irish business leaders would have described corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a somewhat fluffy, ‘nice to have’ business philosophy. Nowadays, most senior company executives would acknowledge that it is a ‘must have’ business enabler. Society in general and communities in particular now expect businesses to be exemplary corporate citizens in the
Intel Ireland General Manager Eamonn Sinnott had the opportunity to write an opinion piece for the Sunday Independent recently to start their series “One Good Idea”. Eamonn wrote on the opportunity for Ireland should it embrace gender diversity in all walks of life: One Good Idea – if gender diversity is good for business, why
See Change is a partnership of more than 70 Irish organisations working together to change minds and to challenge the stigma of mental health problems in Ireland. Business in the Community Ireland is a proud partner of this initiative. See Change’s role involves generating big, disruptive ideas to grow a social movement for change and
A team of CEMS students from UCD Smurfit Business School are carrying out a survey about Shared Value and strategic CSR. The objective of the project is to determine the prevalence of the concept of Creating Shared Value (CSV) in Irish companies and the extent to which it has been embraced. They are looking to
This month we have the pleasure of talking to Karina Howley, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at KPMG.
We have partnered with the Smart Business Show to inspire SMEs to communicate about their responsible and sustainable business practices.