Archives: 2017

CSR Activities Continue to Flourish as Awards Shortlist Displays Diverse Range of Projects

Chambers Ireland earlier in the month officially announced the shortlist for the 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards . With fifty companies shortlisted across the fourteen categories, this year’s CSR Awards displays a diverse range of projects from all industries and sectors, from SMEs to MNCs, across every region of Ireland.

Considerate Constructors Scheme launches in Republic of Ireland

  The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the organisation established to improve the image of the construction industry – is now international, having launched its first registered site in Ireland.

HEINEKEN Sustainability Report 2016 – Brewing a Better World

  HEINEKEN Ireland published its 2016 Sustainability Report outlining its ongoing commitment to sustainability. It provides an update on the significant progress made in meeting the ambitious sustainability targets as part of its ‘Brewing a Better World’ strategy. HEINEKEN’S global sustainability efforts are focused on six core areas where they and their stakeholders believe the biggest impact can

Update about BITCI’s biodiversity photography competition

  BITCI’s Biodiversity Photography Competition has been running for a few weeks now and the entries are flying in. Additionally, the feedback from our members has been great and because of this we have decided to extend the date for entries to the 31st of August 2017.

The European perspective on the Sustainable Development Goals

  Here are some updates from the European Business Summit which took place in Brussels on May 22nd and find out the key messages for businesses in Ireland:  

Why your company’s volunteering programme is crucial for employee engagement and attracting new talent

In recent years Business in the Community members like Deloitte have been leading the way on developing meaningful employee volunteering opportunities as a way of motivating staff while generating positive social impact.