Over 150 CEOs gathered for our 5th Annual CEO Forum 17th October

BITCI News - Oct 15, 2012

Business in the Community IrelandThe Business in the Community Ireland annual CEO forum is a high level breakfast event where CEOs of top companies gather to discuss key trends in sustainability and how companies can transform to sustainable business models.

Last October 140 CEOs gathered to discuss sustainability issues and this year was our biggest forum yet.This high profile event  featured top keynote speakers, John Barry, Managing Director of Bord Gais Networks, Myles Lee, Chief Executive Officer of CRH and Professor Peter Head, Executive Chair of The Ecological Sequestration Trust.

This was our fifth annual CEO Forum, previously we have examined how new thinking and new business models are required to sustain a corporate culture of responsibility, accountability, and long-term vision. At this year’s high level networking event, we heard how two major companies in Ireland have put sustainability at the heart of their strategic planning process and also heard about new models of business performance.
The new recepients of the Business Working Responsibly Mark were also announced during the event:  Veolia Transdev Ireland, EirGrid, Accenture in Ireland and Pfizer Healthcare Ireland. The Business Working Responsibly Mark is our major contribution to advance the process of change and transformation in Irish business.  Independently audited by the NSAI, it is Ireland’s only certification for responsible and sustainable business practices.

When: 17th of October 7.15-9.45 am

Where: Guinness Storehouse, Dublin

For queries on this event please contact Moira Horgan mhorgan@bitc.ie 01 874 3812