Sustainability report

Financial Year 2019

PwC Singapore’s annual sustainability report presents the key aspects of our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, policies and performance. This report covers the performance of our 2019 Financial Year (FY19), from July 2018 to June 2019, in accordance with the GRI Standards.
 

“We celebrated PwC Singapore’s 20th anniversary last year, which prompted us to reflect on the past and our future contributions to the community and environment. As we forge ahead in this fast changing world of business, sustainability is central to our ability to ensure continued growth.”

Yeoh Oon JinExecutive Chairman, PwC Singapore

FY19 key highlights

Environment

This financial year we have made significant changes in the way we operate to manage our environmental footprint. While continuing to reduce our gross carbon emissions, FY19 marks the first year of our commitment to offset 100% of our air travel emissions and purchase 100% renewable electricity for our offices.

 

FY16

FY17

FY18

FY19

Total net carbon emissions (tCO2e)

6,239

6,014

5,376

1,406

Carbon emissions intensity (per employee)

2.31

2.12

1.83

0.44

Our People

In PwC Singapore, our 3,200 employees represent more than 50 nationalities. Also, 32% of our Directors and Partners are women.

Empowering our people and developing their talent is at the heart of our sustainability strategy. On average our employees dedicate 78 hours per year to training.

Making real progress in diversity and inclusion (D&I) implies not only focusing on creating a diverse workforce, but also on fostering an inclusive culture. At PwC, we strive for an authentic sense of belonging among our people. Each of us brings together the diversity of our backgrounds, life experiences, preferences and beliefs, to co-create the best solutions for our clients, people and community.

Our Community

Through our community investments and volunteering programmes, we share our greatest asset – the skills, knowledge, passion and talent of our people – to help create communities where people and business can thrive. We have also launched in January our PwC Singapore Foundation to increase our firm’s reach and social impact.

 

FY18

FY19

Number of staff volunteers

1,336

1,575

Hours of skilled-based volunteering

4,860

6,165

Hours of general volunteering

10,189

9,626

Feedback

We are fully committed to listening and understanding our stakeholders’ points of view, and welcome feedback pertaining to this report as well as to any aspect of our sustainability performance. Feel free to reach out to us.
 

Contact us

Charlotte Hsu

Corporate Responsibility Leader, PwC Singapore

Tel: +65 9650 3866

Eu-Lin Fang

Sustainability and Climate Change Leader, PwC Singapore

Tel: +65 9817 8213

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