Our vision is to enhance knowledge of climate change impacts and support greater climate resilience in Australia’s economy, environment and society.
We increase awareness of climate change while reducing our impact to net zero emissions.
KPMG recognises that climate change is a global issue that affects all people, communities and organisations.
KPMG International is a global signatory to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and KPMG Australia is a founding member of the UNGC Network Australia. Consistent with the environmental principles of the UNGC, KPMG is committed to:
Delivering on our commitments – the Global Climate Response
In 2008 KPMG International announced the Global Climate Response, the first public global strategy by a Big Four firm in response to climate change and other environmental challenges focused on reducing our carbon emissions globally.
In 2017, we launched KPMG Australia’s first climate change strategy. The Strategy set out our vision and commitments for addressing climate change and achieving a net carbon emissions per FTE reduction target of 10 percent by 2020.
By 2020 we had surpassed many of our targets and used the principles and milestones of the Strategy to form our new Climate Action Plan (CAP). The CAP is our commitment to being a net zero emissions organisation with a new set of ambitious targets to FY22.
The Climate Action Plan is designed to: