MADD is a dedicated community outreach initiative held in many KPMG member firms worldwide. KPMG in Singapore has upheld this proud annual tradition for 19 consecutive years, where departments within the firm dedicate a day to spend with beneficiaries of selected Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWO). On average, we contribute about 13,000 hours for MADD activities each year.
Our first KPMG Day was held on 8th June 2018, where the entire firm came together at a huge carnival in the name of sports, friendly competition, family fun and our community. Some teams held their MADD activities on that day as part of KPMG day. During the carnival, KPMG staff and their families participated in inter-function sporting events, while having the opportunity to mingle with our charity and social enterprise partners through carnival activities and hands-on workshop.
Shared Services for Charities
We contribute pro bono hours to support the Shared Services for Charities, a not-for-profit organization. By combining our skills and experience with a sense of purpose and values, we can realize our full potential as a firm and accomplish great things.
Giving Week 2021
While our extraordinary people do good throughout the year, November has been our dedicated Giving Month since 2018, where our employees along with family and friends come together to give back in different ways.
In this year’s edition of Giving Week, we focused our efforts on SPD and St. Andrews Autism Centre (SAAC) as part of our commitment to supporting persons with disabilities. From 1 – 7 December, employees were encouraged to give back to the community through in-kind donations, volunteering, fundraising and by attending a webinar on championing inclusive communities.
Every KPMG in Singapore employee is encouraged to give back. In fact, each individual can take up to 40 hours of ‘Give Time’ leave each year to do community service. In this way, our people get to contribute their skills, time and efforts for causes that they are passionate about.
Over the years, KPMG in Singapore employees have travelled to various communities overseas such as Fiji, Mongolia and Myanmar to lend a helping hand to people in need as part of their ‘Give Time’ leave. In 2019, our full-time staff clocked in over 10,000 hours volunteering with a community of their choice, both within Singapore and internationally.