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Business in the Community Ireland has developed the Business Working Responsibly Mark. Audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) and based on ISO 26000, this all-encompassing standard certifies responsible and sustainable business practices.

This information session will comprise both practical advice about going for the Mark as well as detailed information on how the auditing works.  The seminar is free to attended however registration is mandatory.

  • You must register your place with BITC.  
  • Contact Khadija Zaheer on 01 874 3816 or email

Venue: Wynn’s Hotel, 35 -39 Lower Abbey Street Dublin 1
Date & Time: 30th November 2016, 8am – 9am 

Seminar Speakers

  • Elise McCarthy, Corporate Social Responsibility Adviser, with Business in the Community Ireland will outline what the ‘Business Working Responsibly Mark’ is and how it works. Using samples of the questionnaire, Elise will take you through step by step the process.
  • NSAI’s (National Standard Authority of Ireland’s) Lead Auditor in management system auditing, Maria McKeown will give a detailed overview and practical information on the auditing process, to enable your company to be successfully audited and certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark. 
  • Audrey Nolan Head of CSR at Bank of Ireland will outline how they achieved the Mark for the first time this year. Audrey will discuss how the process worked and the benefits to the business. 

The Business Working Responsibly Mark is the only CSR standard in Ireland that measures all areas of your business: 

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Practices
  • Employee well-being
  • Supply chain management
  • Environmental policies

The benefits of the Mark include improved employee morale, better tendering credentials, enhanced investor relations and profile as a leading organisation in sustainability in Ireland and internationally.  Find out which leading in companies in Ireland have achieved the Mark.

Watch this animated video to learn more