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Values & culture 

We are proud of the culture that exists at KPMG.  We put our people first; they are just as important as our clients and we encourage them to be themselves and be the best they can be.

The KPMG culture is anchored in our values. Our integrity and policy of open and honest communication builds trust and collaboration, while our flexibility and diversity creates a culture in which people share knowledge freely, bringing out the very best in each other.

Our values


KPMG's values determine how we behave - with our clients and our people. Our values create a sense of shared identity. They define what we stand for and how we do things, helping our people to work together in the most effective and fulfilling way.


KPMG's people live the following values.  These values enable us to attract and keep talented people, develop relationships with the right clients, and protect and enhance our reputation.


We lead by example

At all levels acting in a way that exemplifies what we expect of each other and our firms’ clients.


We work together

We bring out the best from the combined talents and experiences of our teams and culture, creating strong and successful relationships.


We respect the individual

We respect each individual for who they are and what they bring to the diversity of our teams.


We seek the facts and provide insight

We listen to and challenge different points of view in order to arrive at the right conclusion and strengthen our reputation as trusted and objective business advisors.


We are open and honest in our communication

We share information, insight and advice frequently and constructively, and manage tough situations with courage and candour.


We are committed to our communities

Acting as responsible corporate citizens, we use our talents as individuals and in teams to work in our communities and broaden our skills, experience and perspectives.


Above all, we act with integrity

We are professional first and foremost and committed to objectivity, quality and service of the highest standards which will lead to us being recognised in the marketplace as the organisation with the strongest professional reputation.


Our values are at the heart of our Global Code of Conduct, which defines the standards of ethical conduct we require of people in KPMG.


Should you become aware of any activity which contravenes our Global Code of Conduct, you can confidentially report the incident via the KPMG International Hotline.


Corporate citizenship

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Commitment to our communities is at the heart of KPMG’s values and culture. Find out more about our community efforts.

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