Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) is a movement for change. Our purpose is to inspire and enable businesses to bring about a sustainable, low carbon economy and a more inclusive society where everyone thrives.
Since 2000, we champion the business transition to more sustainable and inclusive models that leave no one behind. We pioneer initiatives and strategic support services for business and today, over 120 of Ireland’s largest companies are members. We are a leadership forum, bringing together CEOs and C-suite to develop novel initiatives to transform business and we are a network of practitioners, promoting per learning and partnership building.
We provide certification through the Business Working Responsibly Mark, Ireland’s only third-party verified management systems standard on sustainability.
Our reach extends to initiatives on inclusion through education and employment, with programs that engage vulnerable job seekers, as well as students and the education community nationwide.
Our key areas of expertise:
Environmental sustainability: carbon, nature, circular economy
Social sustainability: diversity and inclusion, inclusive workplaces, business and human rights, sustainable procurement, community engagement
Materiality, Management systems, strategy and disclosure