Launched in September 2015, the UN adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, (SDG’S): a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new global sustainable development agenda. The SDGs position business as a vital partner to achieving sustainable development. They call for business to apply
This event is only for the Leader Companies involved or interested in the Low Carbon Pledge. Now that the Pledge has been sent to all companies that have achieved the Business Working Responsibly mark, actions to start being more energy efficient within our operations can begin. A number of organisations have already signed-up to the
Driven by companies that have achieved the Business Working Responsibly mark, the Leaders’ Group aims to drive the ambitions of the best practice companies and guide sustainability standards and identify, scale-up sustainability practices through collective action. More details to follow but mark your diaries.
The aim of this Strategic Corporate Community Workshop is to: 1. Learn more about the approaches to engaging employees through community programmes. 2. Hear from area experts from the corporate sector. 3. Exchange ideas, through peer-to-peer learning and showcasing of best practice, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and learn something new.
On May 17th, CEOs and Managing Directors of BITCI’s member companies will gather for the annual private networking event. The 2018 forum, “Competitiveness at a crossroads”, brings together a much needed conversation on what will make Ireland a competitive economy in 2030 in terms of the transition to a low carbon economy, attracting and retaining
On the 11th May, CEOs and Managing Directors of BITC’s member companies will gather for the annual private networking event. This exclusive business event showcases how business is embedding corporate responsibility into their everyday practices and how our members are working together to ensure Ireland is a responsible and sustainable place to do business.
Free information session on the Business Working Responsibly Mark [Now fully booked] The Mark of a great company-will yours be next? Business in the Community Ireland has developed the Business Working Responsibly Mark. Audited by the NSAI and based on ISO 26000, this all-encompassing scheme certifies responsible and sustainable business practices. Business in the Community
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders and was called by the New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world” and by Time Magazine “the world’s best known economist”.
The Business in the Community Ireland annual CEO Breakfast Forum is a high-level breakfast event where we will announce the companies who have achieved The Business Working Responsibly Mark Independently audited by the NSAI and based on ISO 26000 it certifies responsible and sustainable business practices.
On June 9th, we launched our new Biodiversity Framework at a workshop for our members. Biodiversity has been a strategic focus for Business in the Community Ireland since 2014, when an Environment Review revealed it as the area companies did least on. We’re determined to bring biodiversity up from the bottom of the pack, which