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Making an impact that matters
We believe the power of human connection fosters a more productive, innovative, and inclusive society. By bringing together people, clients, nonprofits, and communities, we can develop innovative solutions around society’s most pressing issues, from today’s global pandemic to helping nonprofits deliver on their missions and innovate into the future. Through our Deloitte community, we aim to achieve lasting social impact for the greater good.
Supporting communities during the COVID-19 pandemic
Our mission is to harness the collective power of Deloitte’s people to help change lives, build stronger systems, and shape the future. During this global crisis, this commitment is sustained as we care for our people, clients, and communities. Even while physically distancing—we are virtually connecting to create community—so we can make an impact that matters today, but also one that takes us into a brighter, stronger future.
Deloitte’s commitment to supporting the fight against COVID-19 includes financial support of nonprofits and communities. Across our businesses, we’re exploring needs on an ongoing basis with clients, industry peers, nonprofits, and community leaders so we can bring the vast skills, experience, of our people through remote pro bono and skills-based volunteering.
In response to the toll of the pandemic on our country, and in realization of the critical need to support those who are struggling to get the resources, supplies and help they need in the short term, Deloitte has made a financial commitment to response and relief efforts. Learn more about the latest commitment in supporting communities through COVID-19.
EveryDay Impact Story: Deloitte US is supporting United Way’s COVID Response & Recovery work
Working towards combating persistent inequality
At Deloitte, we believe in a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture to support a productive and prosperous society. Advances in technology and digitization are transforming the ways in which we work, live, and learn. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming the type of work people do and how it is done. That’s why we’re committed to helping educate and equip people with tools to help them thrive and succeed in a dynamic economy.
Our purpose is brought to life every day through our commitment to help build bridges between education, skills training, and employment as part of the WorldClass ambition to affect 50 million futures. We’re using the strength of the Deloitte community to help people uncover pathways to prosperity through college readiness, skills development, and employment access initiatives.
Deloitte PathwaysTM is our commitment to helping prepare youth, the workforce, and employers in a new economy. With widening economic inequality, we are investing in the education, skills, and training of Americans to help create a prosperous, inclusive society.
Deloitte is contributing to workforce development through nonprofit collaborations and thought leadership. Read the Deloitte Global Workforce of the Future report, coauthored with the Global Business Coalition for Education through the Skills Friendly Cities initiative.
Deloitte RightStepTM is our commitment to helping students overcome obstacles they face on their path to college readiness. Now more than ever, students need our support, especially high school students who are displaced and still navigating the college application process. With the continued demand for college-educated workers, we invest our time, talent, and resources to support students on their path to success.
See how our commitment is brought to life:
- WorldClass Deloitte Academy (video)
- Strive for College. Deloitte has worked with Strive for College to help bring mentoring programs online and reach students.
- E-mentoring program through Mentor: The National Mentoring Partnership
- Student success by design: Five high-impact, low-cost ideas for college leaders
How we deliver impact
Through our commitments, we make an impact that matters year-round
Pro bono and skills-based volunteering
Deloitte’s pro bono and skills-based volunteering programs are key components of our commitment to help achieve lasting social impact by bringing the skills and experience of our people to nonprofits. Our pro bono engagements—which span 830,000 hours of time in pro bono service over the past 10 years—deploy teams full-time and leverage our service capabilities to help address organizations’ most pressing issues. In addition to pro bono, Deloitte professionals volunteer more than 145,000 hours every year leveraging their skills and experience to help community-based nonprofits.
Deloitte makes an impact through corporate donations and foundation and workplace giving. Through our workplace giving program, our leaders and professionals have contributed more than $20M annually over the past decade to United Way, Deloitte Foundation RightStep Education Fund, and US charities.
Volunteer Councils and Social Impact Communities
Led by Deloitte professionals who contribute their time to manage and develop volunteer projects across the United States year-round.
Deloitte professionals consistently demonstrate their exceptional commitment to the nonprofit community by serving as board members.
As part of our commitment to sustainability, Deloitte LLP reports annually on its greenhouse gas emissions.
Greenhouse gas emissions Scopes 1, 2, and 3 Business Travel (Metric tonnes of CO2e)
Deloitte’s social impact efforts recognized by Points of Light
Deloitte has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the most community-minded private-sector organizations in the nation as part of the Civic 50. According to Points of Light, the Civic 50 initiative sets the standard for private-sector organizations seeking to best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. At Deloitte, we foster a culture of purpose and are committed to using our knowledge, skills, and experience to make a difference in our communities by helping address pressing social issues. Deloitte is honored to be recognized for that with our selection to the Civic 50 five years in a row!