Research & insights

PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. Our Research and Insights library reflects this, providing a one-stop source for our papers, articles and surveys that bring to light the issues that are top of mind for you. Look for our perspective on matters including: corporate reporting, treasury, risk, the current global business climate.

Browse PwC's audit and assurance research and insights

Journeys to treasury

September 14, 2017

The report bases itself upon the understanding and knowledge of the challenges treasuries face today as well as the ability to anticipate the impact of transforming trends.

Global top 100 companies 2017

June 27, 2017

Global top 100 companies in 2017 by market capitalisation. See the risers and the fallers, sector dynamics and how global landscape is changing.

Confidence in the future

May 18, 2017

At PwC, our role is to provide confidence to decision-makers. For users of financial statements, they depend on the audit. As we evolve, what does the future hold for them and for us?

International Financial Reporting Standards blog

March 06, 2017

Discussing and debating hot topics in International Financial Reporting Standards and latest news

Corporate reporting blog

March 06, 2017

Bringing fresh insights and challenge to the corporate reporting agenda

Treasury and Commodity blog

March 06, 2017

Providing treasury and commodity professionals with fresh market insights

Global Corporate Treasury Benchmark Survey 2017

October 20, 2016

PwC’s Treasury Survey shows that increasingly virtual ways of working have profound implications on treasury processes, technology and the profession’s future.

Global top 100 companies (2016)

July 03, 2016

See the risers and the fallers, sector dynamics and how global landscape has changed.

Which market?

March 10, 2016

This PwC IPO Centre publication provides an overview of regulatory listing requirements on London, New York and Hong Kong stock exchanges.

Building trust as businesses transform

October 26, 2015

PwC's Global Annual Review 2015 highlights our performance and our commitment to our people, clients and the communities in which we operate.

Implementing integrated reporting: PwC's practical guide to a new business language

July 15, 2015

A practical guide to implement integrated reporting, helping business to manage and report broader value drivers and enhance dialogue with investors.

Risk in review 2015: Decoding uncertainty, delivering value

June 10, 2015

Risk management is an enabler to growth. In our 2015 Risk in review survey, over 1,200 global business leaders shared how they assess and manage risk.

Global Top 100 companies – 2015

June 06, 2015

This report ranks global top 100 companies by market capitalisation – and compares the list from March 2009 to March 2015.

2015 State of the Internal Audit Profession - Finding true north in a period of rapid transformation

April 16, 2015

PwC’s 2015 State of the Internal Audit Profession Study reflects the views of more than 1300 chief audit executives, senior management and board members.

Delivering the value of the audit

January 22, 2015

Delivering the value of the audit: Everything you need to know about the new auditor's report

Learning from early adopters of integrated reporting

December 15, 2014

PwC survey of IIRC Pilot Programme organisations' 2013/14 reports shows 5 key themes to focus on for improvements in integrated reporting.

XBRL filings: What can companies do to reduce their vulnerabilities to risks?

September 10, 2014

The risks associated with XBRL filing errors can be as costly as traditional filing errors. A focus on reporting processes and controls may reduce risk.

2014 State of the Internal Audit Profession Study

September 03, 2014

PwC's Tenth Annual State of the Internal Audit Profession Study offers our perspectives and that of over 1,900 internal audit professionals.

Auditor reporting - Momentum builds towards more informative reports

June 27, 2014

There is plenty of evidence that investors value the auditor’s opinion on the financial statements. They don’t want to lose it. But in the wake of the financial crises, investors and other stakeholders began to call for auditor’s reports to be more informative. Auditors have unique and relevant insight based on their audits and investors and other stakeholders are asking auditors to share some of that insight.

Global Top 100 companies - 2014

June 06, 2014

This report ranks global top 100 companies by market capitalisation – and compares the list from March 2009 to March 2014.