Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI)

A key organisation that can help larger companies on their sustainability journey is Business in the Community Ireland. This is a non-profit body which organises a network of companies involved in CSR activities and operates the “Business Working Responsibly” quality mark. The Mark provides comprehensive guidance for organisations on corporate social responsibility. BITCI also operates a number of individual schemes in which enterprises participate to support societal needs, such as the EPIC programme and the Ready for Work programme for disadvantaged groups, and the Schools Business Partnership programme.

Responsible Business website for SMEs

BITCI also have a website specifically tailored to the need s of SMEs. The Responsible Business for SMEs website provides a range of resources and services to assist SMEs on their sustainability journey.