Our vision for the PwC Network, fuelled by our Purpose, is to be the most trusted and relevant professional services business in the world - one that attracts the best talent and combines the most innovative technologies, to help organisations build trust and deliver sustained outcomes.
We’re calling our refreshed global strategy The New Equation, and it speaks to the two most fundamental needs clients and organisations are grappling with today.
First is the urgency to successfully respond to, and change, in the face of the major shifts shaping the world: technological disruption, climate change, fractured geopolitics, social tension, and the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Second is the need to build trust at a time when it is both more fragile and more complicated to earn.
Our approach embodies who we are: a community of solvers coming together in unexpected ways to deliver outcomes for organisations, their customers, stakeholders and communities, which make a positive and enduring impact right across the value chain.
Our formula is simple: we deliver bold ideas, solutions which are human-led and tech-powered and meaningful experiences which deliver real-life results.
Societal need and business opportunity are coming together to transform the way companies craft strategy, drive performance, and report results. The management implications are significant - and so is the potential for forward-looking leaders to reinvent and inspire their organisations.
Now that we can begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel - mass vaccination and a resumption of many activities in some parts of the world - organisations will actually face their biggest test, one that will have implications for decades.
Tax reform may well be top of government agendas to help cope with COVID-19 spending, but every move could require trade-offs. Is a new spirit of compromise the key to fixing the global tax system?
Trust has never been more important. It’s the link that connects your organisation, your people, your customers, your stakeholders and the world. We know that trust isn’t something you can buy off the shelf. It’s something you earn through every interaction, every experience, every relationship and every outcome delivered.
The direction of travel is clear, but there is a lot of uncertainty about the precise path and the pace of change. Here are five issues for CEOs and executive teams to consider as they contemplate a more transparent future.
PE firms putting Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) at the heart of their business strategy will be the game changers in the new sustainable economy. And just as there will be leaders, there will also be laggards. Those PE firms that fail to embrace ESG will risk value erosion.
Public pressure and changing norms are paving the way for business leaders to be paid based on a new set of criteria.
The New Equation is a future that is human-led and tech-powered. For us, people and technology work hand in hand. It's about how human ingenuity combines with technology innovation and experience to deliver faster, more intelligent and better outcomes while building trust across the value chain.
In today’s hyperconnected world, organisations need to consider multiple areas of cyber risk throughout their ecosystem. Reducing complexity while establishing a framework for governance and shared responsibility demands deliberate action, over the long and the short term.
Upskilling the global workforce is a complex problem that needs business, governments, technologists and educators to work together to achieve sustained outcomes. We’ve been on a journey to digitally upskill our own people around the world and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned.
Shifting compliance activities from having high costs on customer experience, finances and culture to building trust, enhancing resilience with technology and supporting competitive advantage.