Cork Business Forum

Apr 28, 2016

As the only network in Ireland for responsible business we work with Ireland’s most progressive companies on corporate social responsibility.Our Cork Business Forum will bring together business leaders from across Munster to discuss the latest trends in CSR.

You will hear from many local companies from our network on how they are changing their operations to meet the challenges of a new global business age.The event will also profile how Business in the Community Ireland is partnering with local companies and organisations to tackle social issues in the Munster region.

Finally you will hear about the Business Working Responsibly Mark, our CSR standard based on ISO 26000 and audited by the NSAI.This networking breakfast forum is a critical date in the diaries of business leaders in Cork and makes it a must attend event.

The forum will be hosted by Kyran Johnson, General Manager Janssen and Board Member of Business in the Community Ireland.


When: Thursday April 28th 8.00-9.30am

Where: The River Lee Hotel, Western Road, Cork.


8.00-8.15 Arrival and Networking Reception

8.15-8.30  Welcome Address by Kyran Johnson, General Manager, Janssen Supply Chain Ireland and Board Member Business in the Community Ireland

8.30-8.45 The Business Working Responsibly Mark – Keynote from John Curran, Head of Sustainability, Musgrave on the impact of CSR on their business

8.45-9.25 Panel Session chaired by Tina Roche

Alan Bruce, Managing Director, Anderco Safety

Paula Reilly Boots

Kathryn D’Arcy, Director of Corporate Affairs Heineken Ireland

Eoghan Lynch, Managing Director, Arup

9.25 Closing remarks

9.30 Finishes

9.30-10.00 (Additional Session) The Business Working Responsibly Mark Spotlight. This session is for companies who may wish to stay on and learn more about the Mark, the benefits, how it works and who can apply.


To register your attendance (or if you require more information) please call Irene on 01-874 7232 or email