Deloitte has announced the rollout of a new programme aimed at educating all of its 330,000 employees worldwide on climate change and encouraging them to take action.
The digital learning programme has been developed is collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to inform, challenge and inspire people to address climate change by making responsible choices at home, at work and in advising clients.
It comprises of a module which features videos, interactive data visualisations and personal testimonies from employees in Deloitte taking climate action around the globe.
The programme also provides information on how the world is changing, what it means for communities globally and how they can take action to help.
It builds on Deloitte’s previous commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and promote “green” operations across all its regions.
Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO said: “To address climate change, we need to understand it. Through dedicated learning, we can help make the right choices necessary to combat the crisis,. Deloitte’s climate learning programme is a powerful tool to unlock the climate ambition of our most valuable asset and superpower—our people. By educating and inspiring all 330,000 of us, we can help drive collective action at the scale required to help address climate change.
“It is time for businesses to change the way they operate. For companies to build long-term sustainable value for all stakeholders, they must do their part to build an equitable and sustainable future. With a company-wide climate learning, businesses can develop a culture of sustainability and climate-conscious thinking at the very core of their work.”