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Businesses need to put their corporate social responsibility  and sustainability policies at the centre of everything they do.

Business in the Community Ireland (BITC) are the leading advisers on sustainability in the country. For over 20 years, their team of experts have advi(...)

Companies signing up to the pledge commit to recording their entire carbon footprint. Photograph: iStock

Sixty of Ireland’s largest companies have publicly committed to setting carbon-reduction targets based on climate science. They are the first signato(...)

The stakes could not be higher for the remaining members of the Department of Agriculture’s Agri-Food 2030 Committee, following the withdrawal of the Environmental Pillar. Photograph: Getty

On the morning of February 25th, Karen Ciesielski, co-ordinator of the Environmental Pillar (EP), joined a virtual meeting of the Department of Agric(...)

Cathriona Hallahan: during her time as managing director, Microsoft opened a €135 million technology campus at Leopardstown, Co Dublin.

Cathriona Hallahan has announced her decision to step down as managing director for Microsoft in Ireland after eight years in the role. Staff at Mic(...)

Keelings said it was proud of its relationship with its seasonal employees. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin fruit and vegetable producer, Keelings, has said it believes it can save most of its fruit crop this year without the employment of additional (...)

A youngster and her puppy, Jack, on the beach at  Portrush   in Co Antrim as the sun goes down. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, visitors from outside the area have been warned to stay away from the causeway coast. Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Ireland may have to cope with repeated waves of Covid-19 epidemics until a large enough proportion of the population is infected to provide possible h(...)

“The behaviour of the virus among vulnerable groups who live in these care settings continues to be a concern and this remains a priority for NPHET,” says chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Up to 100,000 staff and residents of long-term residential care facilities are to be urgently tested for Covid-19 in an effort to bring the disease un(...)

In recent years, Keelings has brought in hundreds of experienced workers from countries including Poland, Latvia and Bulgaria who typically work over a six-month season. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ordered a review of the rules around foreign workers after a fruit producer was criticised for flying almost 200 Bulgarians(...)

Brendan Kavanagh, chief executive of Olive Group: “Given the coronavirus challenge, we have accelerated the launch of My Virtual Tutor to help organisations to train staff while also keeping their employees and customers safe.”

Irish-founded educational technology group Olive has launched a new online training platform that it expects will add an extra €8 million to company r(...)

Bank of America, PayPal and Netflix post their reults on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

MONDAY Results: GW Pharmaceuticals. Indicators: Irish trade statistics (Jul); Euro-zone industrial production (Aug). Meetings: Brexit: Are We in (...)

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