Firms on the move: Armanino hosts 10th annual Great Give

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  • June 01 2018, 11:51am EDT

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PwC plans major Connecticut expansion; Sensiba San Filippo attains B Corp certification; and more news from CPA offices across the country.

CALIFORNIA

Armanino, San Ramon, closed its offices for the day May 24 so employees could volunteer for more than 45 projects for its 10th annual Great Give, which was set to contribute 4,000 hours of community service to many different organizations. (Read the full story.)

Sensiba San Filippo, Pleasanton, announced it has become the first accounting firm in California to achieve B Corp certification, a designation for companies committed being a force for good and creating value for society beyond profit alone. To get certification, companies must undergo and pass a rigorous assessment by B Lab that evaluates their mission, employment practices, governance structure, social impact and environmental stewardship.

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CONNECTICUT

PricewaterhouseCoopers is planning a major expansion project in Connecticut that will create up to 400 new jobs in the state over the next five years, as announced by Governor Dannel P. Malloy. PwC plans to spend $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford as the headquarters for its insourced solutions for tax division.

GEORGIA

UHY Advisors’ management and technology consulting practice was named as one of the 2018 Best-of-the-Best professional services organizations by independent technology services research firm SPI Research.

ILLINOIS

RSM, Chicago, sponsored the film “A Chance in the World,” based on the real-life story of best-selling author, philanthropist and speaker Steve Pemberton. The movie premiered May 30 in conjunction with National Foster Care Month. (Read the full story.)

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INDIANA

Vaish Associates, New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, entered into a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global to become a member firm of the international association. Also in India, Nangia Advisors, New Delhi, Mumbai, Noida, Gurgaon and Dehradun, has joined Andersen Global.

KUWAIT

Solutions Bridge, Kuwait City, signed a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global to become a member firm of the international association.

NEW JERSEY

The Mercadien Group and its Mercadien Foundation hosted the fourth annual Money$peak Competition at Rider University at Rider’s Bart Luedeke Center. (Read the full story.)

The Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics Services Group at WithumSmith+Brown, Princeton, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Somerset County Business Partnership and New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program are hosting “Driving Business through Sustainability,” a Manufacturing Cabinet event June 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Madison Hotel, 1 Convent Rd., in Morristown.