KPMG in Ukraine encourages its customers and partners to support the worldwide campaign "Earth Hour 2013".
Individuals, businesses, governments and communities are invited to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday March 23, 2013 at 20:30 – 21:30 to show their support of "Earth Hour" the most prominent "green" initiative in our history.
Earth Hour is a global initiative in partnership with WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature). Now in its seventh year, the annual lights out event has grown from a single-city initiative in 2007 to become the world’s largest display of environmental action, with citizens of 152 countries and territories across every continent coming together for Earth Hour 2012 indicating a growing global movement of positive change in environmental attitudes.
KPMG has a clear corporate responsibility program – our focus lies in 3 distinct areas: Communities, Education and Environment. KPMG’s in Ukraine corporate responsibility program was recognized as No.2 “The Best Program of Sustainable Development in the Nonmanufacturing Enterprise” (Green Awards Ukraine, 2012). KPMG in Ukraine offers our clients as well sustainability services to help manage clients’ sustainability and corporate social responsibility, including process improvement and development of policies.
WHAT: Earth Hour 2013
WHEN: Saturday 23 March 2013 at 20:30 – 21:30 in your local time zone
WHERE: Across the globe
WHY: To combine efforts to express your respect to nature, support of reasonable attitude to natural resources as well as reduce the negative impact of climate change.
HOW WILL YOU GO BEYOND THE HOUR: Register your participation and get more details at earthhour.org. Every day save water, electricity and other resources. On 23 March, 2013 at 20:30 – 21:30 switch off your lights and minimize the use of electrical appliances.
Earth Hour is not about darkness. It is not about one hour. Consider doing more than just turning your lights off like the TV, PC, radio and games.