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KPMG supports several corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives aimed at promoting the sustainability of the environment and the community, writes Ruth Wildgust.

29th September, 2012
At the KPMG Bright Notes concert were Terence O'Rourke, managing partner, KPMG; Jake Kinnear, a patient at the Central Remedial Clinic in Clontarf; and Anton Savage, broadcaster, who hosted the event. Photo: Orla Murray/Ark

KPMG supports several corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives aimed at promoting the sustainability of the environment and the community.

"We were the first professional services firm in Ireland in 2007 to become carbon-neutral," said Karina Howley, head of corporate social responsibility at KPMG. "We have done a lot of work with staff to reduce our carbon footprint and operate binless offices. Everyone segregates their own waste into recycling bins, and this system works really well."

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