Aileen O’Toole: “My preference would be for gender targets rather than quotas.”

Studies consistently show that gender balance in the boardroom is better for business, with increased profits, fewer scandals, and better returns on c(...)

Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs: suggested the €13 billion in back taxes which Apple has been ordered to pay Ireland by the European Commisison belonged in the US. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Leading US economist and UN special adviser Jeffrey Sachs has accused the Irish Government of facilitating multinational tax avoidance on a grand scal(...)

Great BT Charity Shops Challenge: BT volunteers Garreth Fennell, John O’Driscoll and Mike Cormac at the Irish Cancer Society store in Rathmines

Most companies like to think of themselves as socially responsible – and they like their employees, customers and the wider public to think of them t(...)

 Minister for the Environment  Alan Kelly receiving the climate change pledges from  Aebhric McGibney,  Dublin Chamber of Commerce; Pat Barry, Irish Green Building Council; Brian O’Kennedy,  CDP Ireland; Aideen O’Hara,  ISI; and Lorraine Fitzgerald,  Business in the Community Ireland

Business leaders in Ireland have come together to urge politicians attending the COP21 global summit in Paris to reach a robust agreement on climate c(...)

A homeless man in Dublin: more companies are becoming involved in developing long-term partnerships with charities that result in positive projects. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

It’s hard not to be cynical when you hear companies boasting about their values. After all, both Worldcom and Enron were once seen as leading lights w(...)

Role-playing: Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway learn some valuable lessons about the age gap in ‘The Intern’

In Robert De Niro’s latest film The Intern he plays a 70-year-old widower who, bored and lonely in retirement, takes up an internship at a tech sta(...)

Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s.

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

Margot Slattery, managing director of Sodexo Ireland

Margot Slattery remembers a time when she was expert at carrying on a whole conversation at work about the weekend just past without mentioning the se(...)

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflicted”, a senior RBS executive admitted yesterday.

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflict(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said the plan to increase awareness of corporate social responsibility represents “a milestone in raising the profile of CSR in Ireland”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A national plan for corporate social responsibility (CSR) which aims to make Ireland a centre of excellence for responsible bu(...)