Deloitte announces $ 1 billion investment in global sustainability and climate practices

Highlights:

  • Deloitte Sustainability & Climate practice is based on decades of experience and customer service
  • The Deloitte Center for Sustainable Progress will develop and implement the latest thought leadership, research and solutions
  • Deloitte Sustainability & Climate will bring together advice, insurance, auditing, advice, finance and tax services and will equip Deloitte’s 345,000 professionals and client networks with the skills and knowledge to advance this societal necessity

NEW YORK, April 13, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Today, Deloitte announced a significant expansion and investment in Deloitte Sustainability & Climate, a global practice that serves customers as they define a path to a more sustainable future. Deloitte’s sustainability and climate capabilities will support customers as they redefine their strategies, integrate sustainability into their operations, meet tax, disclosure and regulatory requirements, and help them accelerate the transformation of their organizations and value chains. Based on decades of sustainability and climate customer service, Deloitte brings together one of the largest global networks of sustainability experience, including an investment in USD 1 billion in client-related services, data-driven research and assets and opportunities.

“Acting on climate change and sustainability more broadly is not an option. It is imperative. And we all have a role to play. But it is business that is best positioned to take the lead in this area,” he said. Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO. “We have the resources, competencies and influence to help build stronger and more sustainable communities. And it is our collective environmental and societal footprint that has the potential to create or break this decade of action. That is why we developed Deloitte “It is our way not only to hold ourselves accountable for accelerating progress with the UN’s goals for sustainable development and commitments in the Paris Agreement, but to effectively facilitate action across business.”

Global practices will help customers transform on a large scale with the launch of the new Deloitte Center for Sustainable Progress (DCSP). In collaboration with leading academic, political, business, and governmental organizations, the DCSP Network will focus on holistic, results-oriented thought management, data-driven analysis, and accountability reporting to guide organizations through their sustainability journeys.

Deloitte will also build on its efforts to empower individuals as part of its WorldClimate strategy by offering a robust curriculum of sustainability courses to all 345,000 professionals along with its customers and suppliers. The curriculum will be offered virtually and through the network of Deloitte Universities.

Jennifer Steinmann will serve as the first ever Deloitte Global Sustainability & Climate Leader. “We believe that a better future is possible, and getting there will depend on a profound and lasting change in attitude and behavior,” Steinmann said. “Deloitte is committed to helping customers move from sustainability and climate commitments to action. We will do this by working with organizations to create a transformation plan and help drive collaboration across a broader ecosystem – of suppliers, customers and clients, policy makers and alliance partners across industries. “

Learn more about Deloitte’s own sustainability and climate commitments and actions:

  • Deloitte’s CO2 reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative.
  • Deloitte is committed to all three core initiatives of the Climate Group, which support the promotion of renewable electricity (RE100), the introduction of electric vehicles (EV100) and energy efficiency / productivity (EP100).
  • Deloitte is a member of the First Movers Coalition and the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero and Punit RenjenDeloitte Global CEO, is a member of the World Economic Forums Alliance of CEO Climate leaders.
  • Through the WorldImpactDeloitte has invested a total of USD $ 223 million in our community throughout FY2021, with a total of $ 1.15 billion in community investment through FY2017 and FY2021.

Please visit Deloitte’s website to learn more about Deloitte’s sustainability and climate services and Deloitte’s worldClimate and the worldImpact strategies.

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