KPMG in Cyprus enters into partnership with CCRI

KPMG in Cyprus enters into partnership with CCRI

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme of KPMG forms an integral part of its corporate philosophy around the world, combining economic and business growth with contribution to the community in which it operates. KPMG in Cyprus aims to implement specific initiatives that promote and implement community-based support while collaborating with universities, research institutions and other stakeholders.


Within its CSR framework, KPMG in Cyprus will offer pro-bono Advisory Services to the Cyprus Cancer Research Institute (CCRI). Based on the partnership, the scope of services relates to the overall design of the Institute’s operational processes. The Advisory Services to be offered will include Human Resources, IT (Cybersecurity), a GDPR & Data protection programme, a Health & Safety and Quality Management System, Business Process standardisation, as well as support regarding an ERP implementation.

Commenting on the partnership, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Professor Constantinos Christofides, said: “I would like to express my deep appreciation and gratitude to KPMG for both their contribution and their support to the Cyprus Cancer Research Institute. Such alliances forged with top-notch companies create the environment, the synergies and such a “scientific platform” that will lead us to excellence and of course towards contributing to the society. The provision of services by KPMG can work as an example across our local business world.”

On behalf of KPMG in Cyprus, the CEO of the Firm, Mr. Christos Vasiliou, stated: “We are excited to embark on this collaboration and offer our services to support the work of the CCRI. KPMG in Cyprus once again commits itself to the joined efforts for innovative approaches, social cohesion and entrepreneurship development, as well as the strengthening of synergies between businesses and the research community.”



About KPMG in Cyprus

KPMG has been operating in Cyprus since 1948 and currently employs more than 850 professionals working from 6 offices across the island. It is a member of KPMG International Limited, a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG operates in 146 countries and territories and has approximately 227.000 people working in member firms around the world. Clients look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high-order professional capabilities, industry insight, local knowledge and expertise.

About Cyprus Cancer Research Institute

The CCRI is a Non-for-Profit organisation, based in Nicosia, aspiring to become a world class interdisciplinary research institute that will operate within a network of leading clinical and academic partners, namely the University of Cyprus, the Karaiskakio Foundation and the Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre. CCRI aims to promote excellence in the field of cancer research and in the development and utilisation of innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches against this devastating disease.

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