Deloitte Mexico Named Socially Responsible Enterprise for the Fifth Consecutive Year
Galaz, Yamazaki, Ruiz Urquiza, S.C., the Deloitte member firm in Mexico, has received a Socially Responsible Enterprise Award from the Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía (CEMEFI). General Director Ernesto González Dávila accepted the award on behalf of the Mexican firm.
This award recognizes Deloitte Mexico's commitment to the community, its volunteer activities and the priorities set around five key initiatives related to the environment, education, child welfare, sports and culture.
Deloitte Mexico is one of only 12 companies of 84 total award winners to receive this award for five consecutive years. Some of the most important activities conducted by the firm in 2004 and 2005 include:
Indeed, Deloitte Mexico's Corporate Social Responsibility activities are an important external manifestation of our shared values: Integrity, Outstanding Value to Markets and Clients, Commitment to Each Other and Strength from Cultural Diversity.
"At Deloitte Mexico, a key goal is to help in the formation of better citizens, with more social and civic responsibility. We consider the company-community relationship a critical factor in building a better country. Organizations that fulfill their responsibilities as good corporate citizens will sustain leadership because they will have a strong impact on their people and their community. In these activities, participation is voluntary and personal and professional values are aligned. Actions go beyond cash contributions, since they have human value," says Ernesto González, Deloitte's CEO in Mexico.
Also present at the award ceremony were other members of Deloitte Mexico's Corporate Social Responsibility team, including Daniel Del Barrio Burgos, Mexico City's Audit practice director; Arturo García Bello, Audit partner and coordinator of the philanthropic program; Jesús Ramos Granados, national director, Human Resources; Carlos A. García, Leader of the Financial Services industry; and, Javier Romero Río, director, Clients & Markets.
In Mexico, Galaz, Yamazaki, Ruiz Urquiza, S.C., the member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, is the country's leading professional services firm with a multidisciplinary approach, providing audit, tax & legal, consulting, and financial advisory services through nearly 3,000 people in more than 22 cities. Recognized as a "Socially Responsible Enterprise" for five consecutive years by the Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía (CEMEFI), it is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. For more information, please visit the Mexico member firm's website at www.deloitte.com/mx.
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