Global

Citizenship 

Some of today’s biggest challenges are global and call for leaders who will inspire the confidence needed to drive sustainable and insightful change. We believe that – as an organization of 162,000 people – we can help lead with the courage and humility needed to make change happen. We have a long standing and deep commitment to corporate citizenship and through our efforts we help to build the capability of governments, aid agencies and civil society.
Global citizenship

"Commitment to our communities is one of KPMG's core values and a cornerstone of the culture of our member firms. Our culture and values, which are aligned with the UN Global Compact's ten principles, are at the heart of how we conduct business. Now is the time to look forward and take the necessary steps to build the foundation for a sustainable recovery that will spur global growth. Since the accounting profession touches every aspect of the capital markets system, we recognize that we have a clear role to play in this recovery. We understand that responsible business practices contribute to broad-based development and sustainable markets."

Global citizenship and policy

Everyone at KPMG is empowered to lead sustainable change in everything they do and our values underpin our citizenship commitment. Together we work to find Citizenship and policy solutions for the complex web of societal and global issues.


Through our network of member firms, we have a truly Global Impact in our communities.

Sustainable development

Through our Global Development Initiative, we tackle poverty in line with the Millennium Development Goals.


We seek to mobilize resources and expertise to respond to major Natural disasters.

Our Global Green Initiative

Our Global Green Initiative makes KPMG firms more sustainable and energy efficient. It also supports environmental projects within our wider communities that drive sustainable change.


Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services business helps clients deal with the impact of climate change on their own businesses.



"We believe we should use our skills, expertise, passion and resources to empower change and find sustainable solutions to local and global issues such as climate change, food and water scarcity, poverty, security, development and economic growth. Member firms around the world are sharing their strengths and abilities to support local community initiatives and projects. Globally, we are using our capacity and capability to support the Millennium Development Goals, working strategically with governments, non-government organizations and the private sector to make a lasting impact."


Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings
Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE
Global Head of Citizenship
KPMG International


UN Global Compact: Communication on Progress

Communication on progress
KPMG International has been a signatory of the UN Global Compact since 2002.

Our Global Development Initiative Story

GDI Story
Our Global Development Initiative Story (PDF 2.18 MB) reports on the ways KPMG member firms contribute to their communities around the world and unite, as global citizens, to empower change for people living in extreme poverty.

Philippines Disaster Response

Philippines Disaster Response
KPMG is supporting affected communities through a US$1.1 million global appeal, skilled pro bono work and volunteering. This includes funds for life-saving relief activities and a US$450,000 grant to benefit the IFRC and Philippine Red Cross efforts to support the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan to restore, enhance, protect and diversify their livelihoods.

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