EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. They aim to have a positive impact on businesses and markets, as well as on society as a whole.
Business Type: Finance
20% GHG reduction commitment from 2008/2009 (absolute)
Emissions: EY began tracking their emissions in 2009. The graphs below displays their emissions thus far.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
“Sustainability is much broader than carbon reduction. As we focus on building a better working world it’s important to have a holistic view to balance environmental sustainability with business impact on a firm-wide basis.”
EY has an EcoCare team of volunteers who participate in activities like tree planting and office recycling drives, and help raise awareness about environmental responsibility. Employees are engaged through a sustainability challenge, EY Connect Day and additional communications through a weekly office newsletter.
- Reduce travel, paper and energy consumption across office buildings.
- Increase recycling participation.
Workplace of the Future (Global): This is an organization wide open concept work environment that promotes mentoring, collaboration and inclusiveness with a greater investment in technology. This new environment aims to create a smaller carbon footprint for EY, with the hotelling function being expanded to all EY personnel at all levels (from staff to partners).
Reduction Commitment Details:
GHGs/employee: 0.69 t. CO2e
GHGs/ft2: 3.46 kg CO2e
Emissions: EY began tracking their GHG emissions in 2008. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far.
Additional Information and Pictures
- EY’s Kitchener employees participated in Habitat for Humanity as part of their firm’s EY Connect Day, which is structured to maximize their team and volunteerism in the community.