Sustainability at KPMG


Sustainability Mission

KPMG is working hard to help prepare clients for the impacts of climate change. We provide resources and insights to clients that help shape business models, products and services that address climate change and help clients reduce carbon emissions.
Sustainability Vlog
Climate Change and the People Factor.

“It is critical that we recognize the responsibility that we play in meeting the challenges that impact the future of our planet and threaten our quality of life, now and for future generations.”

Richard Threlfall (Global Head of ESG and KPMG IMPACT)
Net Zero Target
2030
Across our own operations.
Strategic priorities

NATURE
& Biodiversity
Being explicit in how we manage our impact on the natural world is a vital component of how we build a culture of sustainability across our business.
Strategic priorities

REDUCE
SUPPLY CHAIN EMISSIONS
We aim to reduce supply chain emissions . KPMG established a global procurement ESG working group, with the objective of ensuring our suppliers are helping us achieve our commitments and are aligned with our values.
Strategic priorities

SETTING
INTERNAL CARBON PRICE
We aim to set an Internal Carbon Price In FY22. KPMG agreed to set an Internal Carbon Price (ICP) to cover business travel and business operations globally.
Goal

100%
RENEWABLE
By 2030, we strive to have 100% renewable energy procurement.
Goal

-50%
EMissions
By 2030, we aim to reduce emissions by 50%.
Sustainability Achievement

-18%
EMISSIONS
In 2021, we achieved a 18% reduction in emissions since 2019.
Sustainability Achievement

-24%
NET EMISSIONS
In 2021, we achieved a 24% reduction in net emissions per individual since 2019.
Sustainability Achievement

74%
RENEWABLE ENERGY
In 2021, 74% of our energy is procured from renewable resources.
Renewable Energy
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Direct GHG Emissions Scope 1
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Global (ex. UK and Offshore)

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UK and Offshore

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Indirect GHG Emissions Scope 2
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Indirect GHG Emissions Scope 2

UK and Offshore

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Total GHG Emissions Scope 1 & 2
Scope 2 is market based.

UK and Offshore

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Total GHG Emissions Scope 1 & 2
Includes UK & Offshore data.

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Energy used to create total gross emissions
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Intensity Ratio
Calculated using gross revenue (million GBP) and scope 1 & 2 emissions data.
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Awards

Platinum Medal
EcoVadis

Awarded in 2022.
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Awards

Silver Global Good Award

For our Sustainability at Home employee engagement campaign.
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Awards

Bronze Green Apple award

For energy management.
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