KPMG JOINS GLOBAL FIGHT – GOES GREEN AT OFFICES GLOBALLY TO TACKLE WARMING ISSSUES
KPMG’s member firms around the world have rolled up their sleeves, joined the fight against climate change and set an ambitious target of reducing carbon emissions by 25-percent by 2010.
In Barbados, KPMG Partner ? Advisory Services, Brenda Pope, explained that firm will play its part by recycling paper, using stationery created from renewable forests and implementing energy saving methods.
?We at KPMG are committed to doing all that we can to save our planet; anything we can do to fight climate change must be done since a healthy planet benefits us all,? Pope explained.
The international project is entitled ?KPMG?s Global Green Initiative?. Chairman, KPMG International, Timothy P. Flynn, recently stated that the company plans to achieve its goal by implementing emission reduction schemes, using renewable energy and providing member firms? employees with the information and tools they need to improve their own climate impacts both in the workplace and at home.
In addition to ?measuring, reducing and reporting KPMG?s carbon footprint?, and involving employees in the quest, the member firms will also be supporting environmental projects, utilising energy-efficient buildings, finding alternatives to business travel and working with business partners and select not-for-profit organizations on verifiable and credible environmental programmes.Globally, other businesses are recognizing the financial implications of climate change and they are working to do something about it.