KPMG joins CDP as an Accredited Solutions Provider
NEW YORK, April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — KPMG LLP has achieved CDP accreditation and will join the Silver Network of climate change advisory partners in the United States, a significant recognition of the quality and insightful work the company is doing to advance climate change. ESG transformation. This accreditation is a significant achievement for the company as it continues to help companies implement ambitious sustainability practices.
CDP is a global non-profit organization that manages the global environmental disclosure system used by more than 13,000 companies and 1,100 cities, states and regions around the world; and is backed by investors with assets of $110 trillion. CDP accredits environmental service providers who can support companies in all aspects of their environmental journey, from analyzing climate-related scenarios to designing a strategy for a water-free and deforestation-free future.
KPMG IMPACT solutions are both holistic and practical, guiding businesses towards sustainable innovation and competitive advantage. With expertise on issues such as decarbonization, reporting, sustainable finance and more, KPMG IMPACT teams work alongside companies at every stage of their ESG transformations. By applying industry experience, data-driven technology and global connections, KPMG IMPACT helps companies unlock ESG opportunities to build trust, mitigate risk and create new value.
In all aspects of its ESG commitments, from reducing the environmental footprint to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, KPMG prioritizes transparency and will continue to evolve, adapt and innovate to have a greater impact. As an accredited provider, KPMG US will use its experience to help companies that need guidance and support to improve their CDP reporting. As a solutions provider, the company will work with other businesses to identify and address gaps in their environmental performance and take action for a sustainable future.
Katherine BlueHead of IMPACT ESG Consulting, KPMG US mentioned:
“It is a pleasure for KPMG to be recognized as a CDP Silver Accredited Climate Change Consulting Provider and to join CDP’s network of solution providers. Like CDP, at KPMG we believe that having the right data and information for accurate climate disclosure is critical to any business strategy to effectively reduce carbon emissions, address climate risks and opportunities, and enable a sustainable business strategy.”
Paul Robin, Head of Corporate Partnerships, CDP commented :
“Adding KPMG to our network of accredited solution providers will bring much-appreciated expertise to the thousands of companies that use CDP to disclose their environmental data and help them implement leading actions to manage their risks and reduce their impacts. We are confident that their capabilities will be useful, and we are pleased to accredit them as a valued and high-quality service provider.”
About KPMG srl
KPMG LLP is the US firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG’s global organization operates in 145 countries and territories and has nearly 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is an English private company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.
KPMG is widely recognized as a great place to work and build a career. Our employees share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating illiteracy among children. For more information, visit www.kpmg.com/us.
CDP is a global non-profit organization that manages the global environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with over 590 investors with over $110 trillion of assets, CDP pioneered the use of capital markets and corporate purchases to incentivize companies to disclose their environmental impacts, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve water resources and to protect forests. Over 14,000 organizations worldwide disclosed data through CDP in 2021, including over 13,000 companies representing over 64% of global market capitalization and over 1,100 cities, states and regions. Fully aligned with the TCFD, the CDP holds the largest environmental database in the world, and CDP scores are widely used to guide investment and sourcing decisions towards a zero-carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a founding member of the Science Based Targets initiative, We Mean Business Coalition, The Investor Agenda and the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. Visit cdp.net or follow us @CDP to learn more.
SOURCE KPMG srl