Diversity & Inclusion key to successful CSR in Irish Business

BITCI News - Mar 06, 2018

Chambers Ireland launched the Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2018 at AIB’s Bankcentre. The CSR Awards offer the business community a chance to promote and highlight the best practice CSR activities taking place in companies of all sizes across Ireland. The Awards showcase projects that help to improve the workplace for the benefit of all employees;

Recognising excellence in CSR and Sustainability

BITCI News - Feb 27, 2018

February was an important month in relation to celebrating the fantastic CSR and sustainability initiatives from businesses in Ireland. We would like to congratulate in particular the member companies that have received the Green Awards and that have featured in the Best Places to Work 2018 list.

Feargal O’Rourke talks about the benefits of the Mark

BITCI News - Feb 26, 2018

Feargal O’Rourke Managing Partner of PwC talks about the benefits of going for and achieving the Business Working Responsibly mark. The only independently audited standard for CSR and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such

HEINEKEN announces ‘Drop the C’ programme

BITCI News - Members News - Feb 26, 2018

HEINEKEN has recently announced its ‘Drop the C’ programme for renewable energy. With ‘Drop the C’ the company aims to grow its share of renewable thermal energy and electricity in production from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. HEINEKEN wants to drive a real change towards renewable energy and will therefore not

Join our team

BITCI News - Feb 26, 2018

Business in the Community Ireland is growing, we are looking for a CSR Adviser to join our Membership Services Team and a Career Counsellor to join our Business Action on Employment team. Check out these roles currently advertised on our careers page.  This is a great opportunity to work for Ireland’s only dedicated network to sustainability and CSR.

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In Conversation with Tomás Sercovich, CEO of Business in the Community Ireland

BITCI News - Feb 05, 2018

We kick off our first In Conversation of 2018 with no less than our CEO Tomás Sercovich. In this feature Tomás provides great insights into the current state of sustainability and business in Ireland, they key areas businesses should be focusing on and why.   Delighted to welcome you as our new CEO. What are

Stephen Wheeler SSE Ireland talks about the Mark

BITCI News - Jan 30, 2018

SSE Ireland are one of the latest companies to have achieved the Business Working Responsibly mark. Watch this short interview with Stephen Wheeler, Managing Director of SSE Ireland on the business benefits of achieving the Mark.   Do you know how your business performs in the areas of CSR and Sustainability? Complete this short questionnaire to get an instant

Intel Partners with UCD to Sponsor 18 masters students

BITCI News - Jan 29, 2018

The Masters sponsorship program is part of an ongoing strategic partnership between Intel and UCD. January 17th saw Intel Leixlip welcome 18 Intel sponsored Masters students from UCD. The students, pursuing full time masters in Science, Engineering and related disciplines, were on site to meet their Intel, industry mentors and receive commendation for their achievements

Is Green the New Black? Embracing the sustainability commodity discourse

BITCI News - Jan 29, 2018

Living sustainably has become a lifestyle choice. The eco-movement has exploded within societies, and especially within popular culture; organizations, governments, and consumers are all taking steps to ‘‘green’’ their lives. The downturn in the global economy in 2008 signalled an end to the Gordon Gekko ‘‘greed is good’’ 1980s mentality, and a recognition by many