Thursday 12 April: Today, 96 business volunteers and 96 students graduated from the Student Mentoring Programme which is run by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI). The Student Mentoring programme, partners School Completion Programme schools, mainly DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) with a local business which then provides mentors to a number
Welcome to our 8th annual CSR report. As the network for CSR in Ireland, we also aim to strive for best practice in our own practices.
20 June 2013: New Programme Supports Literacy Skills of Primary School Children Abbott, Longford, has partnered with St. Michael’s Boys National School, Longford, on the Schools Business Partnership, Time to Read Programme. The Time to Read programme is Ireland’s first business to education reading initiative. The programme, run by Business in the Community Ireland, partners
46 of Ireland’s largest Irish companies contributed over €21.3 million euro to the community in 2012 In-kind donations increased from €3million in 2011 to €6million in 2012 Over 4,800 community partnerships have been established Statistics available on online interactive map entitled the ‘Business Impact Map’ Map launches today as business, NGOs and government meet to
Shortlist for Chambers Ireland’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Announced Chambers Ireland has today (10/07/12) announced the shortlist for the 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Now in their ninth year, the Awards continue to go from strength to strength with more new companies than ever entering this year. The Awards are partnered with Business in the
Wednesday, April 18th 2012: Business in the Community Ireland is offering a one-day workshop on ‘Driving corporate responsibility through effective change management’ on Wednesday 25th April, 2012. The venue is our offices at 32 Lower O’Connell St., Dublin 1 and the time is from 10am to 4pm. The course is based on content licensed from
13th March 2012: We are all aware of the health benefits of sports and recreation but the health benefits that arise from our contact with nature are much less appreciated. However there is now strong anecdotal, theoretical and empirical evidence supporting the idea that contact with nature actively supports positive health and well-being. Research from Australia now indicates
Monday, 12th March 2012: Our EPIC programme helps immigrants find employment. This very successful programme is based out of our head office in Dublin. People interested in learning more about our programme including the 2012 Training dates can click here.
Monday, 12th March 2012: Great Place to Work are holding their 10th Annual Conference on Thursday 22nd March 2012 at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. We are delighted to be working with them as strategic partners for this conference and would encourage you to attend. The 2012 Great Place to Work® Conference is the only industry event
Friday, 24th February 2012 :Almost 400 formerly homeless people have been placed in work experience roles with over 60% of these leading to full time jobs. This was announced at a celebration ceremony for the most recent Ready for Work programme participants. The Ready for Work programme, run by Business in the Community Ireland, helps