Environmental sustainability is part of our Citizenship strategy. KPMG International launched the Global Green Initiative to tackle the challenges posed by climate change at a global level. KPMG in India is working towards a 15 per cent reduction in net emissions per Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) employee by 2015 from a 2010 baseline.
To help reduce our carbon footprint, we have introduced a number of energy saving solutions in our offices, across 10 cities. We also support solar and rainwater harvesting projects in residential areas, NGOs, schools and colleges in cities where we operate. We encourage our people to reduce their individual carbon footprint and be more environmentally responsible through initiatives like carpooling and video conferencing. Reiterating our commitment to the environment, we organised 30 tree planting drives across eight cities during which 6,500 saplings were planted.