Rethinking and Reshaping the business environment: Government and the Global CEO

Fixing the financial system, managing publicly owned stakes in companies, coordinating internationally on global issues such as climate change, attending to long-standing problems in infrastructure and other areas mean significant change for nations and require increased collaboration between the public and private sector.

Rethinking and reshaping the business environment: Government and the Global CEO, a survey of almost 1,200 company leaders supplemented by interviews with a selection of government leaders, considers the implications of the post-crisis environment for governments and how they must act in their different roles: as owners of businesses; as major debtors internationally; and as smarter, more collaborative regulators.

Jan Sturesson, PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Government and Public Services Leader, provides his insights into this year's Annual Global CEO Survey

  • Watch video - Jan Sturesson, PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Government and Public Services Leader, provides his insights into this year's Annual Global CEO Survey
  • Watch video - Dr Juan Somavia, Director-General, ILO, gives his views on the changing relationship between government and business as the world emerges from crisis and sets out on the road to recovery.

As well as 1,198 company leaders from over 50 countries who shared their views with us for the CEO Survey, we also had in-depth conversations with a range of government officials who took time to share their thoughts with us. We are grateful to them for their cooperation and frank insights. Read on to find out their views in detail...