Social Impact

Let’s “pivot” on climate change and decarbonisation

Today is World Environment Day. Over recent months, many of us have spent more time in our home surroundings. With more time to reflect, I hope we better appreciate the importance of our environment and reflect on sustainability and our interaction with our ecosystem.

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The implications of COVID-19 for marketers: the three phases they need to consider

When tough times suddenly arise, marketers need to re-boot their strategies.

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Too good to throw away: why the circular economy matters

The circular economy is about working with governments and businesses to help them suck every molecule of value from finite resources.

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Embed inclusiveness in your culture to nurture LGBTIQ+ leaders

I think it’s fair to say organisations want to attract, retain and develop the best talent possible.

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UN Development Goal Zero Hunger – a goal for the world and for us too.

In a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, 821 million people – one in nine – still go to bed on an empty stomach each night.

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The greening of bonds. Good news for investors & climate change

Climate bonds need to be measured against rigorous, transparent and objective standards – otherwise their issuers will be accused of ‘green-washing’

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Unleashing our potential: the case for further investment in the child care subsidy

Enduring norms regarding gender and work have proven harmful to the economic welfare of women, and our society as a whole. These norms limit our economic potential and compromise our sense of fairness .

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A global day of action in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

By connecting to our purpose as Citizens of KPMG, we will take action to create a positive social and environmental impact around our nation.

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Why I am calling for climate action today: but not just for today

To prevent climate change we need both a global ambition and an action plan.

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Shining a light on suicide: today is World Suicide Prevention Day

One in two young people are impacted by suicide by the time they turn 25 – meaning that half of the Australian population is personally touched by suicide one way or another. 

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Mental health: an enormous challenge in the Indigenous community and even more if you are LGBTIQ+

Black Rainbow has delivered incredible impact to date, supporting dozens of events and writers. It’s all about bringing community out, and supporting them to live proud, and connected.

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Alison Kitchen, Australian Chairman responds to Ken Wyatt’s pledge for Indigenous recognition

Yesterday, in a speech to the National Press Club, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt committed to, “… develop and bring forward a consensus option for constitutional recognition to…

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Responsible Investment – no need to sacrifice returns

The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), in conjunction with KPMG, have just released their report which charts the level of application of responsible investment strategies across Asset Managers in the Australian Market

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