Members News

PwC People Giving Scheme

Members News - Jan 29, 2018

Through the PwC ‘People Giving Scheme’, PwC helped 3 Irish charities in 2017, raising a total of €59,902, and recently they presented the charities with their funds. The charities chosen by PwC people to benefit from the scheme last year were Alzheimer Society of Ireland, MS Ireland and Temple Street Foundation. The scheme is now

eir’s environmental sustainability programme

Members News - Jan 29, 2018

eir, Ireland’s principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications, was certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark in 2016 . The company has a long commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices and environmental sustainability is a core focus of their CSR strategy. eir has been making significant advances in this area in recent years and through the energy and creativity

Intel goes 100% renewable to power 360-acre Leixlip campus

Members News - Nov 28, 2017

Intel Ireland has recently announced that 100% of all electricity supplied to its Leixlip campus in 2016 was generated from indigenous renewable sources, making Intel one of the largest voluntary, private purchasers of renewable energy in the country. This action forms part of Intel Ireland’s multi-faceted approach to reduce its impact on the environment and

Abbott: Bringing Science to life for Students during National Science Week

BITCI News - Members News - Nov 28, 2017

National Science Week was once again another exciting activity on Abbott’s calendar across all nine sites in Ireland this year. Abbott supported a variety of events, ranging from the Abbott Fund programmes Family Science and Operation Discovery, Abbott Discovery Day in Longford for the Midlands Science Festival, and over 100 children of employees visited our

Ricoh’s CSR journey over the past year

BITCI News - Members News - Nov 27, 2017

It has been quite the year for Ricoh Ireland, and we don’t just mean in the business sense! In case you didn’t know it already, we take our CSR efforts very seriously and the last 12 months has been another defining year for the company in terms of giving back to society.

Tesco Ireland Community Chill Campaign

BITCI News - Members News - Nov 27, 2017

Tesco Ireland recently announced the launch of the Community Chill campaign, which provides funding for food related good causes to buy fridges and freezers so they can receive more surplus food donations to help people in need. The Community Chill aims to overcome one of the obstacles to local good causes taking more surplus food,

BT smashes fundraising target by raising €220K for the Irish Cancer Society & Marie Curie

BITCI News - Members News - Nov 27, 2017

250 BT volunteers take over 25 Irish Cancer & Marie Curie shops to raise vital funds. BT Ireland’s annual charity shop takeover, BT Shop for Change, raised an astounding €220,688 for Irish Cancer Society and Marie Curie, bringing the total funds raised over the last six years for the charities to almost €683,840 euro.

Three using Project Management skills for Social Good

Members News - Nov 27, 2017

Three won the Project Management for Social Good Category at the inaugural 2017 National Project Awards for an e-mentoring system they developed for their charity partner. When Three began the process of selecting a new charity partner in 2014 the employees expressed the wish to be able to use their business skills in a meaningful

Oracle inspires the next generation in STEM Careers

Members News - Oct 25, 2017

The technology industry is critical to global progress and prosperity, and Oracle’s corporate citizenship initiatives are grounded in our technology leadership. Oracle has leveraged this to advance education for nearly 20 years. The Oracle Academy partners with over 6,000 educational institutes worldwide to help secondary students and teachers gain industry-relevant skills prior to entering the

Ricoh Ireland sweeps Salou

Members News - Oct 20, 2017

Ricoh Ireland recently participated in Ricoh’s imagine change Challenge Football Trophy in Salou, Spain. The football tournament was created by Ricoh Europe to bring together all the European OpCos, as part of a series of initiatives that represent the best of the Ricoh brand, and to make a difference in the communities in which we work and