Category Archives: Issues

Building a global brand

Titanic Quarter CEO David Gavaghan discusses its progress and potential with Owen McQuade and calls for the region to build its brand in the growing Asian tourism markets. Taking stock of Titanic...

Investing for the future

Invest NI Chairman Mark Ennis discusses its recent achievements with Owen McQuade and sets out his priorities for economic development for the next three years. As Mark Ennis starts his second term...

Full view of economy needed

NICEP is proposing a comprehensive model to give policy-makers a deeper perspective on how the regional economy operates. The Northern Ireland Centre for Economic Policy (NICEP) plans to produce a macroeconomic model...

Childcare strategy due

A regional childcare strategy is expected next month after a long delay. Northern Ireland’s childcare strategy is due to be published in March, almost two years after its target date. The province...

The best commitment to the community

A comprehensive outline of George Best Belfast City Airport’s multi-award winning approach to corporate social responsibility. At George Best Belfast City Airport, corporate responsibility lies at the very heart of operations, with...

CSR in practice

agendaNi looks at how Northern Ireland companies and public sector organisations are engaging with communities through their CSR programmes. Almac The Craigavon firm’s corporate social responsibility activity is underpinned by its strategic...

Serving communities: Civil Service CSR

agendaNi reports on central government’s commitment to volunteering and the benefits that this delivers in society. As a large entity with contacts across society, the Civil Service is well-placed for CSR. Staff...

Leading the way in CSR

Arthur Cox is not only one of Northern Ireland’s most highly regarded law firms. It is also a leading light when it comes to corporate social responsibility. The Chairperson of the CSR...

Defining standards in CSR

The ISO 26000 standard defines activities which can constitute CSR and aims to raise the concept’s profile. The International Organization for Standardization’s framework on social responsibility (ISO 26000) is designed to help...

Rugby World Cup bid

The Irish Rugby Football Union has announced its intention to submit a bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The announcement was made with the support of the Irish Government and...