Faculty newsletter

November 2014

Dear Educator:

During this season of Thanksgiving, we hope you will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy time with family and friends.

Our newsletter this month begins with our recent announcement regarding our joint business relationship with Google. In addition, we highlight the commitment of the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. to provide $5 million in support of Veterans and our recognition as a Military Friendly Employer. We have included recent accolades from Vault and Consulting Magazine. We also share a video regarding the impact of Technological Breakthroughs as well as other resources including Consulting Case Studies, Tax Accounting Research and Insights and our fourth annual Audit Quality Report.

Why PwC and Google?

Our clients recognize the need to transform their organizations to thrive and maintain relevance in a rapidly changing world. That's why PwC is teaming with Google: our joint knowledge and capabilities will give those stakeholders unprecedented access to the vast experience and assets of both organizations. Read more about it in PwC US Chairman Bob Moritz's latest blog post: http://linkd.in/10F1swR

The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Commits $5 Million to Support Veterans; PwC US Named as a Top Military Friendly Employer®

Earlier this month, the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. announced a $5 million donation for a series of grants to support US veterans and their families over the next five years. The grants will provide scholarships for education as well as support with the transition to the workforce. This announcement coincided with PwC US being named as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® for the fifth year in a row.  For more information, click here to view the press release.

2015 Vault Rankings released

We are very excited to once again be rated in the top 25 for Best Overall Internship by Vault! We were also ranked #4 for Best Consulting Internship and #5 for Best Accounting Internship.  To view the final results in all categories, click here.

Consulting Magazine’s Best Firms to Work For, Women Leaders in Consulting Recognition

In addition, PwC’s Jennifer Koehler was recognized as one of Consulting Magazine’s “Women Leaders in Consulting”.  An Advisory partner with PwC, Koehler was recognized in the Future Leader award category for her outstanding contributions to the firm and her clients in the power and utilities industry.  For more information, view the press release.

Global megatrends: Technological breakthroughs by US Chairman and Senior Partner, Bob Moritz

In today's changing world, there is a need to provide deeper and more relevant insight about an organization and their performance. By utilizing advanced data and analytics we are able to find ways to better serve our clients. To find out more on what PwC is saying about Technology and Business, click here to view our video.

Consulting case studies: Building value with our clients

Search by business topic, industry or company function to find recent examples of how we work with our clients to help them navigate complex business issues and achieve high performance.

Tax Accounting Research and Insights

Stay current and connected.  To access our Tax Accounting Services resources, including publications, resources and upcoming webcasts, click here and then add the page to your favorites!

Our focus on audit quality

PwC's fourth annual audit quality report continues our journey to increase transparency to our stakeholders about how we promote sustained audit quality. Similar to last year, the 2014 report includes detailed discussions about our culture and values, our skills, our infrastructure, our execution and our role in society. It also increases the number of Transparency Data Points, which are measures that provide greater insight into our audit practice. To review the report, click here.

We hope you find this information useful. Please contact us pwc.university.relations@us.pwc.com if we can be of assistance to you.

Best Regards,

Julie Peters
US University Relations Leader