Global monthly highlights: November 2014

November 2014

Research and insights

Paying Taxes 2015: The global picture
Paying Taxes 2015 is a unique study from PwC and the World Bank Group which investigates and compares tax regimes across 189 economies worldwide. Find out more about the taxes companies pay and the impact they have, as well as how businesses and tax authorities can work together to improve the tax system. You can also use our comparative modeller tool to see how the tax system in your economy compares to others around the world.
New Vision for Asia Pacific: Connectivity creating new platforms for growth
Our 2014 APEC CEO Survey asked more than 600 business leaders about prospects for business in the region. The findings reveal how business leaders think a more connected and balanced region could look in APEC over the next 10 years. We also explore where businesses are building platforms for growth and how executives see the momentum towards free trade across the APEC region.
What motivates your CEO over the long term: Shareholder or social value?
What would CEOs most like to be remembered for? And how can those wishing to create a socially valuable legacy do so while balancing today’s seemingly more urgent requirements and meeting the demands of their investors and shareholders? Explore CEOs views on legacy, based on their participation in the 17th Annual Global CEO Survey.
Future of India: The Winning Leap
India is on the cusp of major change. Our new report looks at the strategies needed to lead the country to unprecedented economic growth and achieve radical improvements in the Human Development Index (HDI) over the next two decades. In order for India to take this 'winning leap' and become a US$10 trillion economy, a concerted effort from entrepreneurs, the corporate sector, the private sector and government officials is needed.
Moving people with purpose: Modern mobility survey 2014
Businesses worldwide are looking to mobility to help them tap into fast growth markets and develop the global mindset today's business leaders need. But how can you be sure that you’re moving the right people, into the right roles, at the right cost - and that your mobility programme is fit for the future? Our new survey looks at how organisations are dealing with these challenges what they’re doing to strengthen their capabilities in this area.
Infrastructure Development in Asia Pacific
As Asia Pacific changes and becomes the global economic powerhouse of the next decade, the infrastructure needs across the region will change too. Robust and savvy deployment of resources will play a pivotal role in how the APEC economies not only survive but thrive. We explore the key trends that will influence priorities and investments in infrastructure development in the region and what this means for business.
Strategy& 2014 Global Innovation 1000: Proven paths to innovation success
Strategy&’s annual analysis of R&D investment at the 1,000 biggest spending public companies in the world identifies core strategies that can improve your return on R&D investment. In this 10th anniversary edition of the study, explore what’s changed in innovation over the last 10 years and what executives and innovation leaders are expecting over the decade ahead.

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