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Heron Bros. crowned as NI Company of the Year 2018

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NI businesses raise over £52,000 for charity

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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

  • Education
    & Jobs

  • Environmental

  • Workplace Wellbeing & Inclusion

Success Stories

  • Heron Bros

    Heron Bros is a construction and property development company operating throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.

  • Lidl Northern Ireland

    Lidl Northern Ireland operates 38 stores, located across every major town in Northern Ireland. It currently employs 891 staff in stores, and its distribution centre and offices based at Nutt’s Corner.

  • Pinsent Masons – thriving on diversity and inclusion

    Pinsent Masons (PM) is an international, commercial law firm delivering high quality legal advice rooted in its deep understanding of the sectors across UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East locations.

Our Members

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

News & Events

  • news

    06 Jun 2018

    Local organisations encouraged to enter NI Environmental Benchmarking Survey

    Businesses in Northern Ireland still have time to submit entries for the 2018 Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey. Businesses can apply online at The deadline for entries is Friday 29 June 2018.

  • event

    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.