How Accenture, Indeed and Enterprise Rent-a-Car helped Enyinna Ngwobia secure a job

BITCI News - Jan 09, 2018

Coming from Africa, I knew I had to work hard to find a job and I was ready given the fact that things are done differently in the western world. But alas, I was devastated and I was getting desperate to say the least”. When Enyinna Ngwobia left Nigeria, he had completed graduate studies including

Biodiversity means business

BITCI News - Jan 02, 2018

What is biodiversity? Biodiversity defines life as we know it. It is the nature around us, the food we eat and the raw materials that we use in business. Biodiversity also provides services on which we all rely on, from pollination to flood protection and climate regulation. Why does it matter to business?

10 tips to a more sustainable Christmas

BITCI News - Dec 19, 2017

Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year; however it can have a deep negative impact on the environment. Recycling company Repak predict that we will generate over 70,000 tonnes of used packaging over the holidays 25 per cent more than we do during the year. Follow our 10 tips to see

We’ve moved!

BITCI News - Dec 19, 2017

It’s official, we have moved to our new offices. Our new address is: 3rd Floor Phibsborough Tower Phibsborough Road Dublin 7 Please note our telephone number has not changed. We look forward to welcoming you to our new neighbourhood.  

Intel Ireland & SSE Aitricity light up Leixlip schools with Solar for Schools Project

BITCI News - Dec 11, 2017

There is a growing concern that Ireland needs to reduce its carbon emissions significantly and transition towards renewable energy sources. One initiative to tackle this issue has been undertaken by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) member companies Intel Ireland and SSE Airtricity, who have developed an innovative project called Solar for Schools in collaboration

How to Conduct Due Diligence in Human Rights

BITCI News - Dec 11, 2017

On November 20 & 21, Business in the Community Ireland organised training for members on How to Conduct Due Diligence in Human Rights. This bespoke member training was delivered by Parul Sharma, Dean of the Academy of Human Rights in Business at CSR Sweden. The November training followed hot on the heels of the launch

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

In Conversation with Marian Troy, Head of Corporate Affairs, SSE Ireland

BITCI News - Nov 28, 2017

For our last In Conversation piece of the year we are delighted to get to know more about Marian Troy, Head of Corporate Affairs at SSE Ireland. SSE Ireland are a member of the network and have recently achieved the Business Working Responsibly mark.

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.