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Read about the ethical principles that govern the actions of Deloitte people and our commitment to integrity, in addition to our goals with regards to sustainability and environmental awareness.

Deloitte Ireland code of ethics

This Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (the ‘Code’) is to be applied in accordance with Irish law. Deloitte & Touche (‘Deloitte’) means all associated partnerships and companies organised under the laws of Ireland. Deloitte has adopted this Code for use by its partners and employees. Unless otherwise specified in this Code, references to ‘we’ or ‘our’, are references to Deloitte partners and employees.

This Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (the ‘Code’) is to be applied in accordance with Irish law. Deloitte & Touche (‘Deloitte’) means all associated partnerships and companies organised under the laws of Ireland. Deloitte has adopted this Code for use by its partners and employees. Unless otherwise specified in this Code, references to ‘we’ or ‘our’, are references to Deloitte partners and employees.

Code of ethics

Deloitte Ireland environmental policy

Our policy is to reduce the impact of the firm’s operations on the environment, through its Green Agenda initiative. The goal is to promote sustainability and environmental awareness at all levels of the firm by:

  • Complying with all applicable environmental legislation and sustainability commitments 
  • Measuring and analysing the carbon footprint of our business activities in conjunction with other climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts 
  • Preventing pollution and reducing consumption of resources through waste management strategies that promote waste minimisation re-use, recovery and recycling, as appropriate 
  • Incorporating energy efficiency measures into the firm’s facilities and promoting efficient energy use in all areas of business activity 
  • Promoting and continuing to invest in technologies that provide alternatives to business travel 
  • Adopt a procurement programme which takes into account the environmental impact of products and services and supports the purchase of energy-efficient products 
  • Ensure our staff are aware of the environmental impacts of their work activities and encourage them through regular awareness and training to minimise those impacts. 
  • Promoting the protection and enhancement of biodiversity and ecosystems through employee awareness programs and stakeholder engagement 
  • Pursuing a programme of continuous improvement by reviewing our Environmental Management System and related objectives and targets, policies and practices 

Brendan Jennings
Managing Partner
Reviewed: May 2017

This policy will be reviewed on a regular basis to evaluate continued relevance and to monitor compliance.

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