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Responsible business is... People, Planet and Place

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Championing the circular economy

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Inspiring our future workforce

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Raising achievement in literacy and numeracy

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Supporting business to create responsible workplaces

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We are the Responsible Business Network

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Working to build stronger communities

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Our members benefit from

  • Bespoke advice and guidance

    We work with member organisations across Northern Ireland, helping them to develop their responsibility towards their People, the Planet and the Places where they operate.

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  • Networking

    Business in the Community is the responsible business network. We believe that business is a powerful force for good.

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  • Benchmarking

    Benchmarking enables companies to see how they compare across a range of measures, and where they sit in relation to progress by other organisations.

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Campaigning for...

  • Community
    Resilience

  • Education
    & Jobs

  • Environmental
    Sustainability

  • Workplace Wellbeing & Inclusion

Success Stories

  • NI mentalist David Meade inspires students

    Belfast, Tuesday 24th April 2018: TV star and mentalist, David Meade, recently joined students at Fort Hill College in Lisburn to promote the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), which will take place from 9 – 12 January 2019 at the RDS in Dublin.

  • Caterpillar NI raises much needed funds for local charity Braveheartsni

    Staff at Caterpillar Northern Ireland have been fundraising all year for their nominated charity of the year, Braveheartsni.

  • Lidl to introduce Autism Aware Quiet Evenings to all 194 stores

    Lidl has today announced it will implement Autism Aware Quiet Evenings across its entire network of 194 stores in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Our Members are some of the most ambitious, enterprising and responsible organisations in the country.

News & Events

  • news

    15 May 2018

    NI businesses raise over £52,000 for charity

    Ten organisations raised a staggering £52k for Cancer Focus NI in a one-day shop takeover challenge

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    17 Jan 2018

    Responsible Business Week

    Responsible Business Week (23-27 April 2018) is an annual campaign from Business in the Community, championing and illustrating what being a responsible business means and celebrating those businesses actively making a difference, improving society and changing lives, 365 days a year.

  • blog

    27 Apr 2018

    The business case for volunteering

    Today (27 April) is take-over day for the Big Shops’ Showdown, a volunteer challenge run in partnership with Cancer Focus which utilises the business acumen, fundraising guile and goodwill of businesses. The aim of the challenge is for companies to compete against each other in the running of charity shops and, in doing so, raise funds for the charity.