"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."
"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."
Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE
Global Head of Citizenship