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Risk Through the Eyes of Strategy

How the COSO ERM Framework looks at the relationship between risk and strategy from three perspectives.

Gamechangers: Four reasons why an updated COSO ERM Framework is good for your business

What are the most significant changes to the new COSO ERM Framework and what will they mean for your business?

Redefining risk in a changing world: Perspectives from PwC's 19th Annual Global CEO Survey

According to our 19th Annual Global CEO Survey, some CEOs find that rising threats lift their prospects.

Trust, but verify: why it matters in the sharing economy

Eighty-nine percent of consumers in PwC survey say sharing economy transactions are based on trust between buyers and sellers. As this marketplace matures rapidly, here’s how some companies are setting high standards for themselves and raising the bar for their competitors.

When power is risky

What influences leaders to take risk? Does the desire for power or stability encourage one to take risk, or are other factors at play? See a breakdown on risk-taking factors here.

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Does GDP even matter? Capturing Profit in Emerging Markets

In an age of driverless cars and big data analytics, some leading economists question whether GDP is an appropriate measure of productivity, output, and income. When it comes to capturing profit in emerging markets (EMs), we may fixate too much on GDP data. Our view is that it is the abundant demographics underpin growth across sectors and global markets, from Brazil to the Philippines.

Local regulations don't have to impede growth

As growth slows in older, established markets entertainment and media (E&M) companies are looking toward emerging markets for more robust revenue trajectories.

Turning compliance burden into competitive advantage: Energy companies and the Dodd-Frank Act

As proverbial bombshells go, the Dodd-Frank Act, which was first proposed to Congress in the summer of 2009, was a big one. The wide-ranging response to the 2008 financial crisis included the most significant changes to US financial regulation in close to a century. Fast forward eight years, how has the energy industry used regulation to its advantage?

Risk and the Enterprise: ERM Earns Its Place in the Boardroom

Four big reasons why you need to pay attention to COSO’s enterprise risk management framework. Hint: They all relate to improving risk discussions in boardrooms.

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Sharpening strategic risk management

Managing risk factors impacts strategic objectives and with the right enterprise risk management techniques, your business gains a competitive advantage.

Building a risk-resilient organisation

In the current (and likely foreseeable) environment of rapidly shifting and often disruptive trends, enterprise resilience entails not only preparing for risk, but capitalizing on the opportunity that often accompanies it.

Social listening: How market sensing trumps market research

Customers don’t always tell you what they really think. And they might not even know what they need from you. But they are sure to voice their opinions on social media. In a competitive landscape that’s increasingly being shaped by social media, you ignore valuable consumer data at your peril.

The emerging capability every business needs

We believe that only a few companies are truly ready. They’ve built their readiness through the emerging capability of resilience, with six distinctive traits that combine to define their ability to survive and evolve in the face of change.

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PwC to Update COSO Enterprise Risk Management-Integrated Framework

COSO has elected PwC to lead the process of reviewing and updating its Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Who wants food regulations when growth is on the menu?

In early September, the US Food and Drug Administration finalised new rules that for the first time will require US food manufacturers to develop and implement detailed plans to prevent foodborne illness.

Ask not what to do with all the cash, but what the cash can do for your company… in a risky environment

We’ve got all this cash; how do we invest it to optimise investment performance?” I get asked this question a lot lately from corporate treasurers. The question usually begets a conversation about investment objectives, investment strategy and guidelines or whether to use external advisors.

Using risk, compliance and regulatory data to strengthen organisational resilience

As a result of risk, regulatory and compliance activities, financial institutions possess much of the data they need to strengthen their long-term organisational resilience.