Deloitte Impact Report

Deloitte Central Europe
Impact Report

At Deloitte we wish to have a positive impact on many aspects of the world we all share, including our clients and their customers, the communities where we live and work,
the health and wellbeing of our people and their families,
and the prospects of future generations.

CEO’s statement

Welcome to the Deloitte Central Europe Impact Report for FY2019. Here we describe and explain many aspects of the positive impact that our actions during the year have had on our people, our clients and society as a whole across the 18 diverse countries that make up our region.

As I read the stories in this report, I feel the positive impact of our values in action, which enables us all to make a difference that matters.

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by Alastair Teare

Delivering against client objectives

Supporting the few indirectly supports the many too: by enabling our clients to succeed, we help individuals and society as a whole succeed as well.

Reshaping the education of our new finance professionals

'Snowball' at Deloitte is transforming how we prepare our young professionals for their careers with us.

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Initiating the first legal step to help family businesses thrive

Deloitte Private and Deloitte Legal saw an opportunity to help by creating a legal definition for family businesses in the Czech Republic.

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CFO Conference in Croatia receives praise from clients and prospects

The conference once again had relevant topics and excellent feedback, with our clients and prospects alike telling us how interesting they found its content.

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‘Innovative and futureproof’: Deloitte at Brain Bar

Deloitte in Hungary established a strategic partnership with Europe’s biggest future festival, with the aim of building an authentic employer brand as an organisation that is both innovative and futureproof.

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A dramatic partnership that is promoting Polish culture

Our team is making a direct contribution to Polish national culture through an exciting new partnership with the Polish National Opera company, with the aim of growing its target audience.

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Powering ahead with our people

Making major investments in our employees’ skills and expertise enable them to take
a lead in society at large and achieve extraordinary things.

Let’s talk about unconscious bias, women leadership, LGBT+ and more

In the days between March 4 and 8, a series of livestream webinars were organized to promote and better explain the Deloitte Central Europe Diversity & Inclusion agenda.

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The love of football brings together over 1,000 Deloitte employees from around the globe

On a global scale, the Deloitte Prague Cup is truly a unique event that brings together Deloitte employees from across the world.

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‘DAD’ - using fun and laughter as the building blocks of collaboration, inspiration and togetherness

The magical coastal town of Vodice in Croatia was the “in” place to be between 1 and 3 July 2019.

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Fuelling the fundraising power of football

It was in early 2019 that Deloitte Bulgaria formed a women’s football team. Its official debut in a charity tournament was such a positive bonding experience that the members immediately decided to continue their good work.

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Taking a group approach to improving skills

It’s because we believe in the boundless potential of our colleagues at Deloitte that we actively invest so much time and resources in personal development.

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Helping female leaders get to the top of Polish business

Once again, Deloitte has participated in Poland’s LeadersIN cross-mentoring programme, designed to help talented women in business fulfil their potential by acquiring new skills and improving those they already have.

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Greater diversity at the top will make business in Poland more competitive

The Champions of Change club is the first organisation in Poland to bring the chairmen of large companies together to support women and diversity in business.

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Building a mindful culture for future generations of leadership

A year after its launch in October 2018, the unique Deloitte Central Europe ‘Leading from the Edge’ mentoring programme celebrated its first class of graduates.

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Assessing women’s role in the Croatian economy

The last year was an exceptionally busy period for Deloitte Croatia’s SheXO programme. With the clear mission of advocating female empowerment in the business environment...

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Telling the future at Marie Claire conference

According to the World Economic Forum, creativity is set to be one of the key skills for success during 2020.

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How one day committed to health awareness can have a life-long impact

On February 15th, Konstancja Tanjga-Nawrot of our Warsaw office organised an event called "Health day - love for the heart".

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New office buildings mirror our culture and approach to work

The Deloitte offices in Romania and the Czech Republic have moved into cutting-edge, environmentally friendly new offices, both of which reflect how we work – mirroring our culture and business footprint.

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The 2019 Impact Awards – promoting positive change for thousands of lives

The 2019 Deloitte CE Impacts Awards initiative was enormously successful, with nominations received for close to 100 separate initiatives from right across Central Europe.

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Innovation fuelled by coffee and energy drinks…

Organising and delivering the Czech Republic’s first LegalTech Hackathon was quite a challenge. Our first task was to recruit contestants, meaning we had to be in touch with every law and...

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Highlighting the opportunities of a career in tax

Our tax team in Latvia is always looking for bright young people to help us build a team that values passion, curiosity and business drive.

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Empowering students to influence Slovenia’s tax system

Deloitte Slovenia has teamed up with students from the University of Ljubljana to prepare an in-depth analysis of a new law on the issue.

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A truly WorldClass programme impacting 50 million futures

During FY2019, we reached 3.8 million individuals across the world through 593,700 hours of volunteer and pro bono time – an investment worth US$85.2 million.

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Enabling a high-quality education for every Albanian child

Deloitte Albania, by joining the global educational initiative 'Teach for all', aims to make a positive impact on the country’s educational system. In 2018, our talent team...

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Helping children grow in confidence and belief

For 18 years, a team from Deloitte Lithuania has played an important role in the educational "Let’s Be Together" initiative. With a core objective of enabling children from local foster homes integrate into society, the programme is built on...

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Showing young people that their votes matter too

With the goal of encouraging more people to vote in the European elections in May 2019, Deloitte Slovenia committed itself to creating greater public awareness – particularly among young people – of the importance of European institutions.

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Mapping remote areas to save lives

Deloitte Czech Republic held its first ever ‘Mapathon’ on 29 January 2019, in association with Médecins Sans Frontières and The Missing Maps Foundation. By creating digital maps of unmapped territories in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Taking the initiative at Deloitte Poland

Since 2016, the ‘Social iNITIATIVES of Deloitte Employees’ competition has been a vital part of a broader volunteering programme aimed at developing solutions that have an impact that matters on most important social challenges in Poland.

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Helping young diabetics counter the disease through exercise

Justyna Starosielec and a team of colleagues at Deloitte Poland have been instrumental in setting up ‘Sweeties Corner’, a unique and highly innovative initiative at Warsaw’s Independent Public Clinical Hospital that helps children...

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Helping autistic people play a full role in society

For the last two years, Marta Wojcicka of Polish e-marketing team has been running projects with the aim of helping people with autism enter the workplace and develop both personally and professionally.

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Initiatives for a greener footprint

Right across Deloitte’s footprint covering 18 countries in Central Europe, people are actively committed to doing what they can to combat the greatest global emergency we face – environmental pollution and the accelerating impact of climate change that inaction will allow.

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Deloitte KIDS University delivers workshop programme to promote self-esteem

We ran the third cycle of the Deloitte KIDS University during 2019. Originally launched in 2017 with our partners the Children’s University Foundation and ABC Czepczyński, this innovative programme aims to provide children with..

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The message of Devoxx4Kids: programming can be fun!

At Deloitte, we think it’s very important that children find out how easy it is to be more creative with computers than just watching videos or posting comments on social media.

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A boy's story - off the streets and into a safe home.

Deloitte Albania’s legal team is well versed in corporate and financial law, but when we received a request to help with a difficult child-abuse case, we immediately agreed to help...

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Playing ping-pong for a worthy cause

When Maja Zemljić of Deloitte Croatia decided to upgrade the firm’s existing annual ping-pong tournament and attach the event to a worthy cause, she contacted the director of Zagreb’s ‘Dječji dom’ (Home for children) to propose the possibility of raising money for their institution.

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Riding to the rescue!

When an orphanage in the Polish city of Rzeszow was planning to organise a summer bicycle tour for the children in its care, it was disappointed to find that it had two bikes too few.

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Building a fraud resilient society

Fraud and corruption are are social phenomena with devastating impact on everything around us, causing tremendous inefficiencies in how we use our natural and man-made resources.

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