BITCI News

8 Companies in Ireland achieve the Business Working Responsibly mark

BITCI News - Nov 15, 2017

Over 170 senior business leaders gather for Business in the Community Ireland’s Annual Sustainability Forum Over 170 business leaders attended the annual Business in the Community CEO Breakfast Forum at Dublin Castle, where the companies certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark in 2017 were announced.


EPIC programme has assisted over 2,950 people from over 101 countries to find employment or enter further education and training

BITCI News - Oct 26, 2017

The EPIC programme which is run by sustainability business network, Business in the Community Ireland with funding support from the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration, brings government, business, state agencies and NGOs together to assist immigrants to gain employment by providing business training and support. Over 200 of the latest participants will graduate


8 steps for best practice in your supply chain

BITCI News - Oct 24, 2017

Many organizations now operate highly complex and globalized supply chains. While these supply chains are required to be lean, agile and sustainable, they are also the focus of growing attention from a variety of external stakeholders and increasingly subject to regulation. For these reasons it is important for companies to consider their supply chain information


Biodiversity Learning Network: The Business Case for Biodiversity

We recently held our 4th and final Biodiversity Learning Network of 2017, hosted by RTE, which focused on building a Business case for Biodiversity. We heard from a number of BITCI member companies, went on a nature walk, announced the winners of the BITCI Biodiversity Photography Competition, and had a chance to meet some of the environmental NGOs at


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Announcement of new CEO at Business in the Community Ireland

BITCI News - Oct 09, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Tomás Sercovich has been appointed as the new CEO of Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) and will join from January 3rd, 2018. Tomás worked with BITCI between 2003 and 2012 where he headed up our membership services and helped to create the Business Working Responsibly mark, the only


In Conversation with Nick Reynolds, CSR Adviser at BITCI

BITCI News - Oct 03, 2017

We are excited to be launching a new In Conversation Series with our very own CSR Advisers from the Membership Services Team who work with some of Ireland’s leading brands on their sustainability. We kick off this new series with our environmental expert, Nick Reynolds.


Business in the Community Ireland join forces with the newly opened UCD Centre for Business & Society (CeBaS)

BITCI News - Sep 28, 2017

Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI, the country’s network for CSR and Sustainability) today announced its partnership with the UCD Centre for Business and Society (CeBaS) at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.


Measuring and validating what you do

BITCI News - Sep 26, 2017

According to Kenneth Daly, Marks and Spencer Ireland, the Business Working Responsibly mark is a robust measurement tool that recognised and validated everything they do in relation to sustainability for the company, the environment, their people and customers. Hear more in the short video.


KBC enables the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland to collect digital donations

BITCI News - Sep 26, 2017

Earlier this year, KBC Bank Ireland announced the Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) as its new charity partner. Since then, KBC employees have been actively promoting and fundraising for the charity through a variety of means. Over 60 KBC employees took part in a gruelling Hub2Hub 600km relay across Ireland; 10 employees supported a care


Progressive Workplace Gender Transition Policy & Guidelines Launched by Dublin Bus

BITCI News - Sep 25, 2017

As part of its Equality, Diversity and Non-Discrimination Strategy, Dublin Bus has launched one of the most comprehensive and advanced Workplace Gender Transition Policy and Guidelines in the country. In July 2015 the Gender Recognition Act was signed into law which means that persons over the age of 18 years can self-declare their true gender