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Presidents report for 2014

Dear IBN Switzerland Members, As 2014 comes to a close, we can again look back with pride on our achievements – one major Swiss wide event – the trade mission and 4 chapter events. We also had many changes to the team – passing on the baton and bringing new ideas to ensure we stay…

Report on Basel event December 2014

That time of the year again … the final IBN event for 2014 took place at an evening reception in Basel at Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen. This was a follow up to the successful trade mission, which took place in June. Many thanks to the Enterprise Ireland team (Dusseldorf) – Orla, Jane and Eddie for…

IBN EVENT in Lausanne 06th November 2014

We would like to invite you to the next Suisse Romande Chapter Event: Date: Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Location: Starbucks Coffee Trading Company, Rue du Grand-Chêne 1, 1003 Lausanne Time: 6.30 pm Arrival and refreshments, 7pm Presentation Start Event Details: The evening will commence by an introduction to our Host, Mr Colman Cuff, Managing Director…

IBN Next Event in Zürich 23rd October 2014

The Next IBN Event will take place on October 23rd, at the Honorary Consulate of Ireland, Claridenstrasse 25, Zurich 8027. Time: Arrival at 6.30pm for refreshments, presentations starting 7pm. The theme will be show-casing Irish Entrepreneurial Spirit by members of the IBN within the Zurich Region, primarily focused on Technology. The first speaker will be…

Enterprise Ireland-backed venture capital investment rises

00 Enterprise Ireland’s Venture Capital and Seed Programme aims to get more private funding into the Irish market Investment firms backed by Enterprise Ireland invested €5m more last year than in 2012, according to the semi-State agency. Firms using its Seed and Venture Capital Programmes invested €59m in 94 companies during 2013, it said, compared…

Irish National Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility 2014

Irish National plan on Corporate Social Responsibility 2014-2016 Corporate Social Responsibility A Green paper from the European Commission states that “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a concept whereby enterprises integrate social and environmental concerns into their mainstream business operations on a voluntary basis”.  The Irish government provides a regulatory framework governing issues such as employment…