Parul Sharma engaged all seated at 10 am in A&L Goodbody on March 21, 2017 for the BITCI Workshop on Identifying & Addressing Human Rights Risks in Company Operations & the Supply Chain.
Business and Human Rights is a vast topic and while it is a relatively new concept to some organisations, it is material to all business sectors. The prevalence of human right abuses as a result of corporate operations has no geographic boundary and with increasingly globalised supply chains, the time to act is now.
Wednesday March 29th: 56 socially-minded Irish companies have formed almost 7000 community partnerships and donated over €32 million in cash donations, in-kind donations and employee fundraising to local charities and community groups.
In this month of our In Conversation with series we are delighted to talk to Leslee O’Loughlin, Group HR Manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
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. Pettitt’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
Eimear Cowman a student 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. Then
Photo Captions – Top to Bottom Children from Scoil Mhuire Fatima, Cork visit Blackpool library with their Time to Read Volunteers from Gas Networks Ireland. Scoil Cholmchille, Dublin 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 by presenting
Orla O’ Dwyer, Regional Coordinator, BITCI acknowledges Alkermes achievement. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of our 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 provide innovative
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
Orla O’ Dwyer, Regional Coordinator, BITCI reflects on Horse Racing Ireland’s journey. Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has 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 Skills @ Work Programme with their