Robots leading virtual tours, in person board games and loads of fun! Glasheen Girls NS write about the fun and learning they experienced on the Time to Count programme with Alcon Laboratories.
This month, BITCI was delighted to celebrate the achievements of 7 companies. The celebration marked the dedication, work, and motivation of both the businesses and their partnering schools.
At Business in the Community Ireland we embrace the academic enrichment opportunities that multilingual classrooms provide. In collaboration with Post-Primary Languages Ireland, BITCI recently hosted two webinars to over 3000 students in 150 schools, both at Primary and Post-Primary level.
Coilte nurtures Duiske College students and their interest in careers in Forestry and Sustainability with WoW workplace visit to a Forestry.
Minister for Education Norma Foley joined us for a virtual Graduation Ceremony for students involved in our Mentoring Programme 2021.
Download the new publication by the Worker of the Future sub-group to read perspectives on the Transition to the Next Normal and beyond. Access emerging best practices from leading businesses in the areas of Culture, Skills, Inclusion and Wellbeing.
Drawn from a recent workshop conducted on 19th October 2021. This report summarises guidance covering legal expertise on gathering employee data, as well as practical examples from Elevate signatory companies who have launched voluntary disclosure campaigns.
Download a copy of the Irish and International awareness dates to help your sustainaiblity communications plan for 2022.
Download this report for more information on the Low Carbon Pledge Report reach on 10th June.
Business in the Community Ireland launched a new diversity and inclusion pledge called the Elevate Pledge in May 2021. Download the collective campaign reach report to see how many people were reached by our diversity and inclusion messages.
Generating environmental awareness for your employees is recommended at any time throughout the year but celebrating global awareness dates present the opportunity for wider engagement. We have put together some tips on activities and communications for the upcoming Earth Day and World Environment Day.
Wallace is originally from Brazil and moved to Ireland in 2012. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Advertising and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Marketing. He had been looking for a job in his area for 6 months until one of his friends recommended him to try the EPIC Programme: “I’ve applied
As announced before Christmas, BITCI is raising the ambition of the Low Carbon Pledge to focus on all direct and indirect emissions and setting targets based on science. We are asking member companies who have already signed up to the Pledge to recommit to this raised ambition and welcome companies who have not signed up
There are many ways in which we can support you in driving the sustainability and CSR agenda in your organisation. Have a look at the full service offering in our new brochure.
Find out how to participate in the BITCI Business Impact Map, listen to the Webinar led by CSR Adviser and Project Leader on the Business Impact Map Shane Mulchrone and Nathalie Pavone, Digital Marketing Manager. Find out everything from data collection to bringing the Map to live through our social media campaign.
Originally from Africa, Enyinna had to face numerous challenges in his journey into employment in Ireland. This is Enyinna’s story in his own words: My journey to the BITCI-EPIC Programme started with the simple conversation I had with an elderly woman I was opportune to meet at a Job Fair in Blanchardstown, in early
Sara Sue left Peru for Ireland in 2012. She has a background in Business Management, Systems Engineering plus seven years of experience as an IT consultant. “With my experience I thought it was going to be easy to find a job, but I was wrong.”
On June 12th with PwC Ireland we launched the inaugural Low Carbon Pledge report at an incredibly well attended event. The launch of the report received extensive coverage in the media including Morning Ireland, The Irish Times, The Examiner, Newstalk and much more. The social media collective campaign planned for the signatory companies performed also
On March 28th 2019 we launched the Business Impact Map with a campaign themed #ImpactInAction. Download the report to see what we, as a collective network, have achieved.
L to R: Germaine Noonan, Head of Education, BITCI, Roddy Murphy, Managing Director, Cornmarket Financial Services, Rachel Hyland, Learning & HR Technology Business Partner, Cornmarket Financial Services Cornmarket Group Financial Services is one of Ireland’s leading insurance brokers. They provide a range of financial services uniquely focused for public sector employees. Cornmarket is also one of leading companies
In February, Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) with the support of Basis.point funding launched a new Alumni network for former mentors and students. The annual event was held in the Royal College of Physicians, Dublin 2 with all previous mentors and mentees invited. The aims of establishing the Alumni are to provide a forum for Alumni mentors and
The Inclusive Employer blueprint is a practical guide to create inclusive workplaces and reduce social inequality in Ireland. It is designed to be a starting point for any employer interested in building an inclusive society starting with their own company.
Download the handbook to read the business case for biodiversity, case studies and access practical tips, key contacts and resources for biodiversity action.
Download the complete list of Sustainability and CSR awards available in Ireland in 2019.
Business in the Community Ireland is inviting member companies to participate in the Business Impact Map project for 2019.
Zurich will be celebrating the third year of their strong partnership with St. John of God NS, Wexford as part of Time to Read this coming September. Principal of St. John of God NS, Liam Turner has praised the influence of the enthusiastic Zurich volunteers have had on the children involved: “As a DEIS school
Abbott recently held 3 STEM ‘Seeing is Believing’ days for local teachers in Sligo/Mayo, Longford and Do negal. They welcomed science teachers and guidance counsellors to their diagnostic facilities in Finisklin Business Park, Sligo; Lisnamuck, Longford Town and their diabetes facility in Lurganboy, Donegal Town. The one-day visit to each location is part of our BITCI STEM
“Opened my eyes to the community around myself, allowed me to develop skills I would never get the chance to develop within an office.” – Volunteer Dr. Eleanor Walsh, Assistant Manager & Time to Count, Programme Coordinator, BITCI gives an important update on our Time to Count roll out. Were you interested in numbers and maths
Please download the slide deck for the Leaders Group webinar held on the 26th of September 2018.