Global monthly highlights: April 2015

April 2015

Research and insights

Analyse this. Are CEOs embracing the boom in personal data?
Interested in how businesses and consumers are embracing the boom in personal data? As part of our quarterly pulse, we asked CEOs how they value data and how it’s changing their engagement with customers. View the animated infographic or read the full story to find out what CEOs told us.
Food trust: From compliance to competitive advantage
Recent food safety failures have spiked consumer concerns, leading to an increase in regulation. The US Food Safety Modernization Act is a sweeping piece of legislation that will affect companies worldwide. In this article we explore the issues and impact on the industry, and suggest actions companies can take to protect their brands.
Developing female leaders: Addressing gender bias in global mobility
Despite the increasing focus on gender equality in the workplace, progress in female participation in global mobility has been worryingly slow. PwC Australia and Melbourne University’s Centre for Ethical Leadership (CEL) explore the issue of gender bias in global mobility in this new study - and suggest steps that organisations can take to increase female participation in international assignments.
Risk and growth, but not as we know them
This year's CEO Survey revealed a unique group of CEOs who believe that there are both more threats and more opportunities for their companies than there were three years ago. In our latest analysis, we look at these “resilience builders", the characteristics they display, and how they’re preparing their organisations to be more resilient to change.
Global Emerging Trends in Real Estate: The global outlook for 2015
The global real estate industry expects to be busier and more profitable in 2015. In this global edition of Emerging Trends in Real Estate, produced with the Urban Land Institute, we highlight the most relevant investment and development trends for the year ahead. Explore the insights we gained through interviews and surveys with the most senior property professionals.
Asset Management Insights: Set for growth
In our new look series of Asset Management Insights, we explore the big issues affecting the industry. In this latest edition, we’re focusing on growth; examining the implications of the wave of liquidity hitting real estate, the rapid changes in Asian fund distribution and the possibilities for mutual funds in India.
Strategy& CEO study
This is the 15th year that Strategy& has examined CEO successions and success among the world’s top 2,500 public companies. Explore the findings to see how much progress companies have made towards better CEO succession planning, how much value some companies are leaving on the table with poor planning, and the potential value of further improvement.

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