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Offshore wind farm projects puts UK back in the driving seat, but will require capital to lower costs and deliver returns

Offshore wind farm projects puts UK back in the driving seat, but will require capital to lower costs and deliver returns
Modified date: 24/04/2014
Press release
 

Making natural capital a material business concern

A new briefing paper outlines how materiality definitions are changing to include natural capital and encourages business reporting to follow suit
Modified date: 10/02/2014
Press release
 

UK companies are gold medal winners for sustainable business

UK companies rank highly in The Sustainability Yearbook 2013 gold medal-table
Modified date: 30/01/2014
Press release
 

Corporate responsibility risk not sufficiently tied to remuneration, says KPMG

Three quarters (75 percent) of the world’s 250 largest companies (G250) researched by KPMG acknowledge risks to their business from environmental and social “megaforces”
Modified date: 02/01/2014
Press release
 

KPMG ranked 38th out of 2,097 and first among the ‘Big Four’ in second and final Carbon Reduction Commitment table

KPMG has been ranked 38th out of 2,097 participants, from 99th in 2011 and first among the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms, in the second and final Carbon Reduction Commitment (“CRC”) table released today by the Environment Agency
Modified date: 02/01/2014
Press release
 

UN climate change talks could face a clarity “time bomb”

The wording of the last international climate agreement has left the UN process with a potential “time bomb”, according to KPMG International
Modified date: 16/10/2013
Press release
 

OFGEM CEO Alistair Buchanan to be appointed Chairman of KPMG’s Power & Utilities practice

KPMG today announces that Alistair Buchanan, who has served as OFGEM CEO for the past ten years, will be joining the firm as a partner on 1st October 2013.
Modified date: 01/07/2013
Press release
 

KPMG finds global corporate reporting needs to top up on Water Scarcity

KPMG International’s latest Sustainable Insight reveals that the majority of the world’s largest companies lack a long term water strategy.
Modified date: 18/10/2012
Press release
 

Survival of the fittest for European refineries warns research from KPMG

Cost issues, operational performance, environmental legislation and ageing assets are the biggest challenges for European refineries according to a poll of 190 industry insiders
Modified date: 27/07/2012
Press release
 

KPMG Releases Essential Business Guide to Rio+20

As governments around the world prepare to meet for the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit, KPMG today released a roadmap report to help businesses understand the central themes from the Summit and its potential impacts
Modified date: 15/06/2012
Press release