PwC press room > 2016 News releases > News releases https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2016-News-releases bfefe06b-4fb9-4b64-97bb-1d05a43920fc/12 ways your festive feast may change in 2017 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/12-ways-your-festive-feast-may-change-in-2017/s/bfefe06b-4fb9-4b64-97bb-1d05a43920fc 12 ways your festive feast may change in 2017 To eat, drink and be merry could be very different in Christmases to come, writes Craig Armitage, Global Leader of PwC’s Food Supply and Integrity Services ]]> 12/19/2016 5:14:00 PM 533a15e6-74cd-4846-8eca-eb8f9b52e6a9/Advanced economy growth weak despite record low interest rates https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/advanced-economy-growth-weak-despite-record-low-interest-rates/s/533a15e6-74cd-4846-8eca-eb8f9b52e6a9 Advanced economy growth weak despite record low interest rates Growth in the advanced economies continues to be weak despite record low interest rates, say PwC economists, Europe, Asia, Global Economy Watch ]]> 12/14/2016 9:39:00 PM 301a0061-846c-4b07-bf6b-d986486de6f9/European IPO markets expected to have raised €28bn in 2016, as year of geopolitical shocks comes to an end https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/european-ipo-markets-expected-to-have-raised--28bn-in-2016--as-year-of-geopolitical-shocks-comes-to-/s/301a0061-846c-4b07-bf6b-d986486de6f9 European IPO markets expected to have raised €28bn in 2016, as year of geopolitical shocks comes to an end The European IPO market will end the year on a subdued note, with total annual proceeds down by approximately a half, standing at €28.4bn, and volumes down by approximately a quarter. ]]> 12/12/2016 3:34:00 PM 66f16868-ae72-4a83-a3eb-b1854598ebf9/Infrastructure drone market worth $45 bn, says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/infrastructure-drone-market-worth--45-bn--says-pwc/s/66f16868-ae72-4a83-a3eb-b1854598ebf9 Infrastructure drone market worth $45 bn, says PwC The total addressable market for drone powered business operations is valued at over $127 bn, according to PwC estimates. ]]> 12/6/2016 2:48:00 PM a63089b8-c44f-442b-8254-f35d433505d5/Global megatrends pose defense and security challenges, warns PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-megatrends-pose-defense-and-security-challenges--warns-pwc/s/a63089b8-c44f-442b-8254-f35d433505d5 Global megatrends pose defense and security challenges, warns PwC The global megatrends are set to have a profound and disruptive effect on defense and security environments around the world, says a new PwC report. This impact poses a need for more agility and... ]]> 11/24/2016 10:03:00 AM a701c7ec-4d7d-4b3f-888a-979fe1916bce/Private Equity players making the business case for responsible investment https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/private-equity-players-making-the-business-case-for-responsible-investment/s/a701c7ec-4d7d-4b3f-888a-979fe1916bce Private Equity players making the business case for responsible investment As sustainability issues force their way higher up the corporate agenda, PwC annual survey examines how Private Equity companies are responding. ]]> 11/21/2016 2:52:00 PM aa766991-70de-417f-85e6-f24c9a903bf7/Trade and business uncertainty won’t hold back investment for APEC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/trade-and-business-uncertainty-won-t-hold-back-investment-for-apec/s/aa766991-70de-417f-85e6-f24c9a903bf7 Trade and business uncertainty won’t hold back investment for APEC Over half the businesses in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation’s (APEC) 21 economies (53%) surveyed by PwC this year plan to increase their investments over the next 12 months. ]]> 11/17/2016 3:00:00 PM ca261491-9603-45d9-86b2-a23c5cde114e/Tax compliance gets easier for companies, but new data highlights post – filing challenges https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/tax-compliance-gets-easier-for-companies--but-new-data-highlights-post---filing-challenges/s/ca261491-9603-45d9-86b2-a23c5cde114e Tax compliance gets easier for companies, but new data highlights post – filing challenges Economies around the world continue to make progress in simplifying and reducing the burden of tax compliance on businesses, says the latest edition of Paying Taxes 2017. ]]> 11/17/2016 2:02:00 AM 4b6e9202-8a04-490c-a31b-d6451cb41f4c/Learning from success: PwC’s Top 30 Emerging Markets Software Companies https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/learning-from-success--pwc-s-top-30-emerging-markets-software-companies/s/4b6e9202-8a04-490c-a31b-d6451cb41f4c Learning from success: PwC’s Top 30 Emerging Markets Software Companies PwC’s new ranking, Emerging Markets Top 30 Software Companies, identifies intriguing characteristics, common advantages and disadvantages, and signs for success among software companies ]]> 11/14/2016 3:34:00 PM da36d66e-0c17-48d7-8e7e-db7118fd95c8/Strategic planning, not economic headwinds, will hold family businesses back from growth https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/strategic-planning--not-economic-headwinds--will-hold-family-businesses-back-from-growth/s/da36d66e-0c17-48d7-8e7e-db7118fd95c8 Strategic planning, not economic headwinds, will hold family businesses back from growth Despite economic uncertainty, almost two thirds (64%) of family businesses have grown over the past year, according to a new global survey of over 2800 family businesses in 50 countries by PwC. ]]> 11/1/2016 10:30:00 PM 7ea0d6a4-26d2-4466-b4e8-940b5a03ac1f/Global tech IPOs gain momentum in third quarter https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-tech-ipos-gain-momentum-in-third-quarter/s/7ea0d6a4-26d2-4466-b4e8-940b5a03ac1f Global tech IPOs gain momentum in third quarter Following a sluggish first half of 2016, global technology IPOs picked up steam in the third quarter, according to PwC’s Global Technology IPO Review. ]]> 11/1/2016 1:30:00 PM c70b3680-55bc-414b-9b2e-66ea781abec8/China sets the pace for record-breaking decarbonisation levels, doubling the worldwide average for first time since 2000 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/china-sets-the-pace-for-record-breaking-decarbonisation-levels--doubling-the-worldwide-average-for-f/s/c70b3680-55bc-414b-9b2e-66ea781abec8 China sets the pace for record-breaking decarbonisation levels, doubling the worldwide average for first time since 2000 The findings, from the eighth annual PwC Low Carbon Economy Index illustrate how recent progress to decarbonise is in line with national targets set by governments in the lead up to the Paris Summit. ]]> 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM e7f22e4d-d28a-48b1-9a2d-4b57b9019b28/Report charts success of OECD countries in developing potential of younger workers https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/report-charts-success-of-oecd-countries-in-developing-potential-of-younger-workers/s/e7f22e4d-d28a-48b1-9a2d-4b57b9019b28 Report charts success of OECD countries in developing potential of younger workers I Latest report from PwC economists compares participation in employment, education and training of younger people across 35 OECD countries ]]> 10/25/2016 11:00:00 PM 40bd5c7b-7d68-4e3b-ab4a-9f60d7daae21/Companies shifting more R&D spending away from physical products to software and services: 2016 Global Innovation 1000 Study https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/companies-shifting-more-r-d-spending-away-from-physical-products-to-software-and-services--2016-glob/s/40bd5c7b-7d68-4e3b-ab4a-9f60d7daae21 Companies shifting more R&D spending away from physical products to software and services: 2016 Global Innovation 1000 Study Companies who allocated more of their R&D budgets to software offerings reported significantly faster revenue growth than others. ]]> 10/24/2016 11:00:00 PM c7bfb8a1-f083-49af-a241-0c508c959f3d/Rise of the robots – good news or bad for business and society? https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/rise-of-the-robots---good-news-or-bad-for-business-and-society-/s/c7bfb8a1-f083-49af-a241-0c508c959f3d Rise of the robots – good news or bad for business and society? Technology already plays a major role in the manufacturing sector. But as robots become better and more sophisticated. ]]> 10/19/2016 5:02:00 PM bb6e8384-afc0-4c95-84d5-d8a8706217c7/UN Women’s HeForShe Initiative and PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwC) Launch Online “Building Gender IQ” Course https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/un-women-s-heforshe-initiative-and-pricewaterhousecoopers-international-limited--pwc--launch-online-/s/bb6e8384-afc0-4c95-84d5-d8a8706217c7 UN Women’s HeForShe Initiative and PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwC) Launch Online “Building Gender IQ” Course New York, NY (October 17, 2016) – UN Women’s HeForShe initiative for global solidarity and IMPACT 10x10x10 Champion PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwC) launched a dynamic and... ]]> 10/18/2016 6:35:00 AM 1a330ead-d03c-48ea-a38c-da3e1c677ce1/UBS/PwC Billionaires Report reveals billionaire wealth facing headwinds with overall wealth declining by USD 300 billion https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ubs-pwc-billionaires-report-reveals-billionaire-wealth-facing-headwinds-with-overall-wealth-declinin/s/1a330ead-d03c-48ea-a38c-da3e1c677ce1 UBS/PwC Billionaires Report reveals billionaire wealth facing headwinds with overall wealth declining by USD 300 billion Approximately 460 billionaires will transfer USD 2.1 trillion to their heirs in the next 20 years Key findings: Total billionaire wealth declined in 2015 by USD 300 billion to USD 5.1 trillion... ]]> 10/13/2016 9:42:00 AM 9fed3272-3c5a-4fef-aebe-a91a4105c548/PwC wins ‘Audit Innovation of the Year’ at the Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin awards 2016 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-wins--audit-innovation-of-the-year--at-the-accountant---international-accounting-bulletin-awards/s/9fed3272-3c5a-4fef-aebe-a91a4105c548 PwC wins ‘Audit Innovation of the Year’ at the Accountant & International Accounting Bulletin awards 2016 PwC revolutionary data-auditing tool wins ‘Audit Innovation of the Year’ at 2016 International Accounting Bulletin Awards. ]]> 10/10/2016 6:12:00 PM 0aa1e3ba-e996-440a-abd7-f3c9b78b4f7a/FY16 global revenues rise to record US$35.9 billion as PwC looks to future https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/fy16-global-revenues-rise-to-record-us-35.9-billion-as-pwc-looks-to-future/s/0aa1e3ba-e996-440a-abd7-f3c9b78b4f7a FY16 global revenues rise to record US$35.9 billion as PwC looks to future The PwC network reported total global gross revenues of US$35.9 billion for the fiscal year ended on 30 June 2016. ]]> 10/3/2016 11:01:00 PM 1f5bdee3-bd2e-4f90-a75c-16694410c79f/2016 Global Annual Review Fact Sheet https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/2016-global-annual-review-fact-sheet/s/1f5bdee3-bd2e-4f90-a75c-16694410c79f 2016 Global Annual Review Fact Sheet Facts and Figures FY2016 ]]> 10/3/2016 11:00:00 PM 673192a4-de34-492c-9c3a-262b61d61b71/PwC lists seven human capital priorities for financial services https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-lists-seven-human-capital-priorities-for-financial-services/s/673192a4-de34-492c-9c3a-262b61d61b71 PwC lists seven human capital priorities for financial services New regulation, fast-shifting customer expectations and technological and economic disruption are challenging long-standing business models in financial services. ]]> 10/3/2016 7:49:00 AM 21bc8279-e458-4337-9158-4747af622d72/$4.6 trillion logistics industry disrupted by customers, competition and digital https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/-4.6-trillion-logistics-industry-disrupted-by-customers--competition-and-digital/s/21bc8279-e458-4337-9158-4747af622d72 $4.6 trillion logistics industry disrupted by customers, competition and digital $4.6 trillion logistics industry disrupted by customers, competition and digital ]]> 9/29/2016 3:27:00 PM 383c8ea9-556f-4f8e-8d0c-c3da572bd64b/PwC and GE Digital form Strategic Alliance to help organisations worldwide harness the power of the Industrial Internet https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-and-ge-digital-form-strategic-alliance-to-help-organisations-worldwide-harness-the-power-of-the-/s/383c8ea9-556f-4f8e-8d0c-c3da572bd64b PwC and GE Digital form Strategic Alliance to help organisations worldwide harness the power of the Industrial Internet PwC and GE Digital have formed a strategic alliance to help organisations harness the power of the Industrial Internet ]]> 9/22/2016 2:35:00 PM a42237e4-e87b-4a56-b2c1-979f972c9fa5/Government intervention and private sector engagement in waste water reuse critical to solving the urban water crisis https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/government-intervention-and-private-sector-engagement-in-waste-water-reuse-critical-to-solving-the-u/s/a42237e4-e87b-4a56-b2c1-979f972c9fa5 Government intervention and private sector engagement in waste water reuse critical to solving the urban water crisis Water stress has become a perennial concern in most Indian cities. Rapid urban growth will be linked with higher industrial output and greater energy demand. ]]> 9/22/2016 2:04:00 PM ef53d79e-ba45-4600-9952-83c45c51cfe0/PwC Appoints Two Partners to Global Energy Leadership Roles https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-appoints-two-partners-to-global-energy-leadership-roles/s/ef53d79e-ba45-4600-9952-83c45c51cfe0 PwC Appoints Two Partners to Global Energy Leadership Roles Reid Morrison to lead Global Energy Advisory practice and Kenny Hawsey to lead Global Energy Tax practice ]]> 9/21/2016 6:51:00 PM d674c8a5-71ca-458e-8df5-f12669a90361/Asset and Wealth Management sector seems oblivious of FinTech opportunities https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/asset-and-wealth-management-sector-seems-oblivious-of-fintech-opportunities/s/d674c8a5-71ca-458e-8df5-f12669a90361 Asset and Wealth Management sector seems oblivious of FinTech opportunities PwC’s 2016 Global FinTech Survey ranked the asset and wealth management sector as the third most likely to experience the game-changing impact of FinTech startups, Global FinTech Survey 2016, banking ]]> 9/18/2016 11:51:00 PM 8d765e39-39c8-4930-bd2b-a5331cacc3d2/PwC shares 10 diversity and inclusion lessons https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-shares-10-diversity-and-inclusion-lessons/s/8d765e39-39c8-4930-bd2b-a5331cacc3d2 PwC shares 10 diversity and inclusion lessons PwC shares 10 diversity and inclusion lessons. The launch is part of PwC’s third Global Diversity Week. ]]> 9/18/2016 2:02:00 PM fb17c0c2-0b48-41d3-9d85-336409d0d604/Worldwide value of services exports grows by average 6.5% over decade to reach $5 trillion https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/worldwide-value-of-services-exports-grows-by-average-6.5--over-decade-to-reach--5-trillion/s/fb17c0c2-0b48-41d3-9d85-336409d0d604 Worldwide value of services exports grows by average 6.5% over decade to reach $5 trillion Over the last decade, global services exports have grown at an annual average rate of around 6.5% ]]> 9/13/2016 4:26:00 PM e032052d-f3d5-4b1e-8b39-893254c4eadd/PwC publishes 'Worldwide Tax Summaries - Corporate Taxes 2016/17 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-publishes--worldwide-tax-summaries---corporate-taxes-2016-17/s/e032052d-f3d5-4b1e-8b39-893254c4eadd PwC publishes 'Worldwide Tax Summaries - Corporate Taxes 2016/17 As governments across the globe are looking for greater tax transparency and an increase in cross-border activities, tax professionals can use the guide to access the current tax rates ]]> 9/11/2016 11:02:00 PM cbef75da-6c76-4264-b458-b6f34892ee8b/London ranks top in PwC Cities of Opportunity Index, followed by Singapore and Toronto https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/london-ranks-top-in-pwc-cities-of-opportunity-index--followed-by-singapore-and-toronto/s/cbef75da-6c76-4264-b458-b6f34892ee8b London ranks top in PwC Cities of Opportunity Index, followed by Singapore and Toronto PwC’s Cities of Opportunity 7 provides a balanced benchmarking of the social and economic health of 30 of the world’s leading business cities. ]]> 9/7/2016 12:09:00 AM 6732642d-1af2-43e4-84e5-99ba426099e8/Impact of shift in consumer spending and behavior a challenge for CEOs in the retail and consumer goods sector: FICCI-PwC Report https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/impact-of-shift-in-consumer-spending-and-behavior-a-challenge-for-ceos-in-the-retail-and-consumer-go/s/6732642d-1af2-43e4-84e5-99ba426099e8 Impact of shift in consumer spending and behavior a challenge for CEOs in the retail and consumer goods sector: FICCI-PwC Report Impact of shift in consumer spending and behavior a challenge for CEOs in the retail and consumer goods sector ]]> 9/1/2016 4:44:00 PM 19510f94-f4e4-4126-9564-c99830dc151b/India is an attractive emerging market destination for foreign portfolio investors https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/india-is-an-attractive-emerging-market-destination-for-foreign-portfolio-investors/s/19510f94-f4e4-4126-9564-c99830dc151b India is an attractive emerging market destination for foreign portfolio investors Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) worldwide believe that India is an attractive investment destination among emerging markets ]]> 8/17/2016 3:42:00 PM 72a07472-d1b4-4b23-a015-8fe8a98aa9ba/PwC creates opportunities with Coursera https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-creates-opportunities-with-coursera/s/72a07472-d1b4-4b23-a015-8fe8a98aa9ba PwC creates opportunities with Coursera PwC has joined forces with Coursera, to provide access to a premier course in data analytics London – Wednesday August 17 th , PwC has today announced a collaboration with Coursera, the largest... ]]> 8/17/2016 6:38:00 AM a698f308-11ef-476d-abee-184f733fb33f/PwC's 25 Fastest Growing Cloud Companies signal software climate change https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwcs-25-fastest-growing-cloud-companies-signal-software-climate-change/s/a698f308-11ef-476d-abee-184f733fb33f PwC's 25 Fastest Growing Cloud Companies signal software climate change First-time ranking shows opportunities and obstacles facing software vendors Tuesday, 16 August 2016 – With cloud computing rapidly reshaping the software industry, PwC has ranked the 25 Fastest Growi ]]> 8/16/2016 1:15:00 PM d097243d-c932-467c-8c7d-7041ffa19fd3/Payments sector very conscious of FinTech disruption and ready to up its game https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/payments-sector-very-conscious-of-fintech-disruption-and-ready-to-up-its-game/s/d097243d-c932-467c-8c7d-7041ffa19fd3 Payments sector very conscious of FinTech disruption and ready to up its game Payments companies are concerned of financial industry players losing business to FinTech. To tackle this challenge, they are active in acquiring FinTech startups and investing in cybersecurtiy. ]]> 8/9/2016 11:01:00 PM e537f417-bc1c-4a26-83d6-f8329aabbca1/Customer in driver’s seat as banks seek to collaborate with FinTechs https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/customer-in-driver-s-seat-as-banks-seek-to-collaborate-with-fintechs/s/e537f417-bc1c-4a26-83d6-f8329aabbca1 Customer in driver’s seat as banks seek to collaborate with FinTechs A vast majority of banks are concerned that part of their business will be lost to new FinTech entrants who better understand evolving customer needs. ]]> 7/27/2016 10:57:00 PM 92092ecf-82cc-4e21-ba7f-4662d4461d6f/Financial Services needs to radically rethink crime protection and prevention https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/financial-services-needs-to-radically-rethink-crime-protection-and-prevention/s/92092ecf-82cc-4e21-ba7f-4662d4461d6f Financial Services needs to radically rethink crime protection and prevention Despite significantly increasing investment in compliance and being continuously under the scrutiny of regulators, economic crime in Financial Services has increased, showing new thinking is needed to ]]> 7/26/2016 10:58:00 PM 59131b57-16d0-42ff-b6e8-222bba7a70d8/Separating signal from noise in the emerging technology megatrend https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/separating-signal-from-noise-in-the-emerging-technology-megatrend/s/59131b57-16d0-42ff-b6e8-222bba7a70d8 Separating signal from noise in the emerging technology megatrend PwC analysis identifies the 'Essential Eight' technologies that businesses should consider ]]> 7/26/2016 3:58:00 AM 4dae468f-79b7-4640-9a8a-9c23adddd23c/The potential economic impact of Brexit for London, the UK and Europe https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/the-potential-economic-impact-of-brexit-for-london--the-uk-and-europe/s/4dae468f-79b7-4640-9a8a-9c23adddd23c The potential economic impact of Brexit for London, the UK and Europe The potential economic impact of Brexit for London, the UK and Europe ]]> 7/25/2016 3:57:00 PM 5be55528-87bf-4d87-803b-ca6606ff8258/Digitisation in Industrial sector in India to grow to 65% in next five years https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/digitisation-in-industrial-sector-in-india-to-grow-to-65--in-next-five-years/s/5be55528-87bf-4d87-803b-ca6606ff8258 Digitisation in Industrial sector in India to grow to 65% in next five years Digital is now a priority for most CEOs of industrial companies in India. Industrial leaders are digitising essential functions within their internal vertical operations processes and are focused on d ]]> 7/22/2016 6:53:00 PM 5a81ba83-c475-469b-b076-801ac7c92c86/Europe’s banking market in need of a “Fintervention”– and now has a major opportunity to transform itself https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/europe-s-banking-market-in-need-of-a--fintervention---and-now-has-a-major-opportunity-to-transform-i/s/5a81ba83-c475-469b-b076-801ac7c92c86 Europe’s banking market in need of a “Fintervention”– and now has a major opportunity to transform itself European banks must initiate an overhaul in order to fend off new and varied challengers as the spectre of Brexit looms over the sector. This is a key finding of a new report by PwC which predicts... ]]> 7/20/2016 10:58:00 PM 9d068bde-e09e-4d2a-9485-5021cddb291d/Global ETF assets under management set to exceed $7 trillion by 2021 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-etf-assets-under-management-set-to-exceed--7-trillion-by-2021/s/9d068bde-e09e-4d2a-9485-5021cddb291d Global ETF assets under management set to exceed $7 trillion by 2021 PwC expects accelerated growth in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) over the next five years, with global assets under management (AUM), expected to exceed $7 trillion by 2021. A new report, ‘ETFs: A... ]]> 7/11/2016 7:58:00 AM 1df16a36-a7b9-4c36-8607-015634af2215/PwC's latest IPO Watch predicts European IPO proceeds to be no more than €25bn by the end of the year https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-s-latest-ipo-watch-predicts-european-ipo-proceeds-to-be-no-more-than--25bn-by-the-end-of-the-yea/s/1df16a36-a7b9-4c36-8607-015634af2215 PwC's latest IPO Watch predicts European IPO proceeds to be no more than €25bn by the end of the year Q2 European IPO proceeds dropped 26% compared to Q2 last year, affected by global uncertainties including the EU referendum. London was especially impacted, down 75% to €1.2bn (£0.9bn) and... ]]> 7/10/2016 10:59:00 PM 31629521-b331-49ee-aabe-cae62652e2ed/It’s not just about oil: Expect more change in a struggling global natural gas market https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/it-s-not-just-about-oil---expect-more-change-in-a-struggling-global-natural-gas-market/s/31629521-b331-49ee-aabe-cae62652e2ed It’s not just about oil: Expect more change in a struggling global natural gas market Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is playing a huge role in the transition to a low-carbon world but it is also rapidly becoming a global commodity as its price crumbles on the open market. The problem... ]]> 7/5/2016 10:58:00 PM b51ab8b8-c22a-42fa-913f-1cff61000bdd/The US extends its leading position in PwC’s Global Top 100 companies ranking https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/the-us-extends-its-leading-position-in-pwc-s-global-top-100-companies-ranking/s/b51ab8b8-c22a-42fa-913f-1cff61000bdd The US extends its leading position in PwC’s Global Top 100 companies ranking The UK keeps its third position in PwC’s Global Top 100 companies ranking post Brexit vote The US extends its leading position in PwC’s Global Top 100 companies ranking while Europe continues to... ]]> 7/3/2016 10:58:00 PM b82ef0a6-408f-4548-ae87-d6ea211830e5/PwC’s Network Chairman announces new leadership team https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-s-network-chairman-announces-new-leadership-team/s/b82ef0a6-408f-4548-ae87-d6ea211830e5 PwC’s Network Chairman announces new leadership team London – 1 July 2016 – Bob Moritz , the new Chairman of PwC International, has announced the members of his new leadership team who took office today, 1 July 2016. Joining the team for the first... ]]> 7/1/2016 3:57:00 PM 1103e219-16f7-4d51-8d06-44df1fa8f729/Global infrastructure investment: short term pain for long term gain as growth projected to inch to 5% PA by 2020 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-infrastructure-investment--short-term-pain-for-long-term-gain-as-growth-projected-to-inch-to-/s/1103e219-16f7-4d51-8d06-44df1fa8f729 Global infrastructure investment: short term pain for long term gain as growth projected to inch to 5% PA by 2020 5% growth per annum globally projected by 2020, up from 2% currently. Three scenarios all ultimately point to long term growth and demand for increased infrastructure investment with Asia Pacific... ]]> 6/28/2016 10:58:00 PM 45858e92-e1a7-4466-a011-a7f6b9bb488f/Europe’s five key sharing economy sectors could deliver €570 billion by 2025 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/europe-s-five-key-sharing-economy-sectors-could-deliver--570-billion-by-2025/s/45858e92-e1a7-4466-a011-a7f6b9bb488f Europe’s five key sharing economy sectors could deliver €570 billion by 2025 Total transactions for Europe’s five most prominent sharing economy sectors – collaborative finance, peer-to-peer accommodation, peer-to-peer transportation, on-demand household services and... ]]> 6/27/2016 10:58:00 PM a61f8e3d-bf72-40bb-897b-4125aa1de215/PwC Releases 2016 “Big Decisions” Global Data and Analytics Survey https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-releases-2016--big-decisions--global-data-and-analytics-survey/s/a61f8e3d-bf72-40bb-897b-4125aa1de215 PwC Releases 2016 “Big Decisions” Global Data and Analytics Survey Executives seek understanding of how to mix mind and machine for faster, more sophisticated decision-making. NEW YORK, June 27, 2016 -- Today, PwC officially released its 2016 Big Decision Survey ... ]]> 6/27/2016 4:29:00 PM 9a94e85b-5f97-48da-8794-7dca91fc7875/PwC’s Global 100 Software Leaders driven by three key trends https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-s-global-100-software-leaders-driven-by-three-key-trends/s/9a94e85b-5f97-48da-8794-7dca91fc7875 PwC’s Global 100 Software Leaders driven by three key trends Most recent ranking shows startup vendors disrupting the industry and challenging established software companies New York, 22 June 2016 – PwC’s new Global 100 Software Leaders ranking... ]]> 6/22/2016 1:42:00 PM 5e98dc98-9b3a-44a0-b980-645eee4234a8/Ireland and Spain lead the Eurozone charge for productivity growth https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ireland-and-spain-lead-the-eurozone-charge-for-productivity-growth/s/5e98dc98-9b3a-44a0-b980-645eee4234a8 Ireland and Spain lead the Eurozone charge for productivity growth Productivity growth in Ireland and Spain – the top performing peripheral economies in the Eurozone – has outstripped that in Germany, France and the Netherlands, say PwC economists. The figure to... ]]> 6/21/2016 8:12:00 PM 1de50c4d-faa1-45fa-93f2-6f2f82c129aa/Technology enables radical redesign of tax reporting and compliance https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/technology-enables-radical-redesign-of-tax-reporting-and-compliance/s/1de50c4d-faa1-45fa-93f2-6f2f82c129aa Technology enables radical redesign of tax reporting and compliance Tax reporting and compliance processes will be radically redesigned by technology, freeing up tax professionals to provide real time information and analysis for organisations’ major decisions.... ]]> 6/17/2016 3:46:00 PM f75c93fc-fbd0-4eae-be21-fa69d58683e5/Staying ahead of the curve: PwC lists three scenarios of change for central banking in 2020 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/staying-ahead-of-the-curve---pwc-lists-three-scenarios-of-change-for-central-banking-in-2020/s/f75c93fc-fbd0-4eae-be21-fa69d58683e5 Staying ahead of the curve: PwC lists three scenarios of change for central banking in 2020 As central banks are trying to keep pace with the complexity of the rapidly evolving financial services market, they are scanning a new and uncertain landscape. In their new paper Central banking... ]]> 6/14/2016 10:58:00 PM 3373b503-4cb4-48ff-9b74-5f4c8159c1fa/Niloufar Molavi announced as PwC’s new global energy leader https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/niloufar-molavi-announced-as-pwc-s-new-global-energy-leader/s/3373b503-4cb4-48ff-9b74-5f4c8159c1fa Niloufar Molavi announced as PwC’s new global energy leader Niloufar to lead 6,000-strong global team of energy specialists operating worldwide A key driver of PwC US’s diversity programme, Niloufar now leads a team that includes six female energy leaders... ]]> 6/14/2016 2:47:00 PM 54846d5e-78b4-47e8-9d4d-385bf28b6959/Keeping older workers in jobs for longer could increase OECD GDP by $2.6 trillion, says PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/keeping-older-workers-in-jobs-for-longer-could-increase-oecd-gdp-by--2.6-trillion--says-pwc/s/54846d5e-78b4-47e8-9d4d-385bf28b6959 Keeping older workers in jobs for longer could increase OECD GDP by $2.6 trillion, says PwC Golden Age Index measures how well countries are harnessing the economic power of older workers Iceland tops the table, followed by New Zealand and Sweden Israel, Germany and New Zealand move up the r ]]> 6/13/2016 10:57:00 PM e1d1a6ae-eec1-429a-970b-57691ec84a0b/Sustaining a city’s competitiveness requires new kind of urban leadership https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/sustaining-a-city-s-competitiveness-requires-new-kind-of-urban-leadership/s/e1d1a6ae-eec1-429a-970b-57691ec84a0b Sustaining a city’s competitiveness requires new kind of urban leadership Leadership lies at the heart of enabling and delivering sustainable urban competitiveness and is critical to place-based strategy development and implementation. It is also increasingly shifting... ]]> 6/7/2016 10:57:00 PM ecf84167-8c1e-4550-b1ed-3b5fb4530023/A world of differences: Five shifts set to shape the Entertainment and Media future https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/a-world-of-differences--five-shifts-set-to-shape-the-entertainment-and-media-future/s/ecf84167-8c1e-4550-b1ed-3b5fb4530023 A world of differences: Five shifts set to shape the Entertainment and Media future As entertainment and media companies seek to tap into pockets of growth and value in an increasingly complex and competitive global marketplace, surging demand from young consumers is opening up... ]]> 6/7/2016 10:57:00 PM 86b8ea52-58d1-4704-a1b1-422030b17a14/Tomorrow’s leaders today: what present-day CEOs can learn from those who will most likely succeed them https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/tomorrow-s-leaders-today--what-present-day-ceos-can-learn-from-those-who-will-most-likely-succeed-th/s/86b8ea52-58d1-4704-a1b1-422030b17a14 Tomorrow’s leaders today: what present-day CEOs can learn from those who will most likely succeed them 60% of young leaders believe economic growth will improve over next 12 months, compared to only 27% of CEOs Young leaders challenge CEOs to put their business purpose into practice 70% believe... ]]> 6/6/2016 11:00:00 PM f2762616-b487-43a5-a440-64057e9dfafd/PwC lists ten tech-driven forces shaping financial services in 2020 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-lists-ten-tech-driven-forces-shaping-financial-services-in-2020/s/f2762616-b487-43a5-a440-64057e9dfafd PwC lists ten tech-driven forces shaping financial services in 2020 The financial services industry has seen some dramatic technology-led changes over the past few years. While FinTech start-ups are encroaching upon established markets, many executives look to... ]]> 6/6/2016 9:04:00 AM 883a0dcd-3d2e-46b1-924c-89e57fcd1a7f/What type of Chief Digital Officer does your company need? From the ‘Progressive Thinker’ to the ‘Universalist’: Strategy& defines five archetypes of a CDO https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/what-type-of-chief-digital-officer-does-your-company-need--from-the--progressive-thinker--to-the--un/s/883a0dcd-3d2e-46b1-924c-89e57fcd1a7f What type of Chief Digital Officer does your company need? From the ‘Progressive Thinker’ to the ‘Universalist’: Strategy& defines five archetypes of a CDO As companies move to catch up with the digital future, they are taking a close look at what kind of executive they need to lead the way. In a new report, The Right CDO for Your Company’s Future,... ]]> 6/2/2016 11:00:00 AM 957097c8-3387-414e-bca7-52d0ad9415e8/The economics of sport: PwC study seeks to benchmark Olympic medals tally https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/the-economics-of-sport---pwc-study-seeks-to-benchmark-olympic-medals-tally/s/957097c8-3387-414e-bca7-52d0ad9415e8 The economics of sport: PwC study seeks to benchmark Olympic medals tally Brazil team set to benefit from ‘home town’ effect Economic size matters in medal tally – but David can still beat Goliath GB loses home advantage, but still set to finish fourth US and China to... ]]> 6/1/2016 10:58:00 PM eade7668-84aa-4eb0-afc2-10370d2c7b76/Wealth management dangerously behind the curve in adoption of digital technology https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/wealth-management-dangerously-behind-the-curve-in-adoption-of-digital-technology/s/eade7668-84aa-4eb0-afc2-10370d2c7b76 Wealth management dangerously behind the curve in adoption of digital technology Firms that don’t respond now simply won’t survive in the medium to long term London, 1 June 2016 ‑‑ Wealth management is one of the least tech-literate sectors of the financial services industry,... ]]> 5/31/2016 10:58:00 PM 9fe11be5-cbd8-486b-b4d2-d798f486d0f2/ID2020 to kick start digital identity summit at UN with PwC support. https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/id2020-to-kick-start-digital-identity-summit-at-un-with-pwc-support./s/9fe11be5-cbd8-486b-b4d2-d798f486d0f2 ID2020 to kick start digital identity summit at UN with PwC support. New York, 19 May 2016 -- Identity 2020 Systems (ID2020) have announced PwC, the global professional services network, as the lead sponsor of the landmark ID2020 Summit to create technology-driven... ]]> 5/20/2016 2:17:00 PM 1abf6208-e536-4616-b297-3f59e7b777be/PwC launches new Centre for Family Business Excellence in Asia Pacific https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-launches-new-centre-for-family-business-excellence-in-asia-pacific/s/1abf6208-e536-4616-b297-3f59e7b777be PwC launches new Centre for Family Business Excellence in Asia Pacific Singapore, 19 May 2016 – In response to growing demand from family businesses in Asia Pacific for expertise and thought leadership around succession planning, family governance and strategic... ]]> 5/19/2016 3:40:00 PM 67ba23b9-3597-4c6f-933c-f448dea205df/Global internet inclusion could lift 500m out of poverty, and add over $6trn to global GDP https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-internet-inclusion-could-lift-500m-out-of-poverty--and-add-over--6trn-to-global-gdp/s/67ba23b9-3597-4c6f-933c-f448dea205df Global internet inclusion could lift 500m out of poverty, and add over $6trn to global GDP Internet growth has slowed because of barriers to online access and usage in the telecom, content and retail markets London, 17 May 2016 -- Global inclusion in the Internet could bring seven... ]]> 5/16/2016 10:58:00 PM 23893668-a25e-4ee8-b1ae-418bac9fe57d/As countries struggle to reach their economic potential, could infrastructure be the key to boost growth? https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/as-countries-struggle-to-reach-their-economic-potential--could-infrastructure-be-the-key-to-boost-gr/s/23893668-a25e-4ee8-b1ae-418bac9fe57d As countries struggle to reach their economic potential, could infrastructure be the key to boost growth? Eight years after the financial crisis, many large economies continue to have sizeable negative output gaps, say PwC economists. This gap indicates the amount of spare capacity in an economy by... ]]> 5/16/2016 4:08:00 PM ac04349e-c40d-4767-9f92-a4d219860cd2/Global Market for Commercial Applications of Drone Technology Valued at over $127 bn https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-market-for-commercial-applications-of-drone-technology-valued-at-over--127-bn/s/ac04349e-c40d-4767-9f92-a4d219860cd2 Global Market for Commercial Applications of Drone Technology Valued at over $127 bn The drone revolution is disrupting industries ranging from agriculture to filmmaking. According to a new study by PwC on the commercial applications of drone technology, the emerging global market... ]]> 5/9/2016 8:23:00 AM 079bbda3-deb0-45f5-aa96-f2cfaaab6f8c/Business planning on Sustainable Development Goals needed to action CEO concerns about stakeholders https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/business-planning-on-sustainable-development-goals-needed-to-action-ceo-concerns-about-stakeholders/s/079bbda3-deb0-45f5-aa96-f2cfaaab6f8c Business planning on Sustainable Development Goals needed to action CEO concerns about stakeholders CEOs who believe companies will prioritise long-term profitability over the short-term within five years need to identify how they impact positively or negatively on the sustainable development... ]]> 5/4/2016 4:18:00 PM be963b73-9fe0-4406-9a44-6732d4401f8b/Changing expectations of key talent force CEOs to redefine their corporate purpose https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/changing-expectations-of-key-talent-force-ceos-to-redefine-their-corporate-purpose/s/be963b73-9fe0-4406-9a44-6732d4401f8b Changing expectations of key talent force CEOs to redefine their corporate purpose LONDON – 4th May 2016 – CEOs increasingly believe that the very best talent will only join and stay with organisations that have strong values, ones that mirror their own and are focused on... ]]> 5/3/2016 11:26:00 PM 03984e53-cc8c-47f6-bd07-5a627a41693d/Media sans frontières – cross border news on the rise https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/media-sans-fronti-res---cross-border-news-on-the-rise/s/03984e53-cc8c-47f6-bd07-5a627a41693d Media sans frontières – cross border news on the rise PwC has today published a unique report into cross-border news – that is, news consumed outside the home country of its producer. The research shows that availability, curiosity and mobility are... ]]> 4/27/2016 6:02:00 PM 612e3d8e-521a-4679-9904-f6558178d35d/Investors’ views on bonuses, talent pools and value creation poles apart from CEOs- but they agree on cyber threats and key markets https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/investors--views-on-bonuses--talent-pools-and-value-creation-poles-apart-from-ceos--but-they-agree-o/s/612e3d8e-521a-4679-9904-f6558178d35d Investors’ views on bonuses, talent pools and value creation poles apart from CEOs- but they agree on cyber threats and key markets A new global survey from PwC reveals the differing views between investors and chief executives on key issues such as performance incentives, the availability of key skills and value creation.... ]]> 4/27/2016 5:17:00 PM 2d7be38b-6bc6-4df4-af6f-29a8315dab19/UN ceremony seeks to speed up entry into force of Paris Climate Agreement. https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/un-ceremony-seeks-to-speed-up-entry-into-force-of-paris-climate-agreement./s/2d7be38b-6bc6-4df4-af6f-29a8315dab19 UN ceremony seeks to speed up entry into force of Paris Climate Agreement. Paris Climate Agreement signing ceremony takes place at the UN in New York on 22 April 2016 2016 will need to see significant progress on nations’ ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement to... ]]> 4/22/2016 3:11:00 PM a4f531e3-cfce-4258-8070-591cd04c3ec8/PwC opens office in Bangladesh https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-opens-office-in-bangladesh/s/a4f531e3-cfce-4258-8070-591cd04c3ec8 PwC opens office in Bangladesh Eyes growth in Tax, Forensics, Cybersecurity, Government, Digital and Infrastructure Advisory Dhaka, 21 April, 2016 : PwC today announced the inauguration of its office in Dhaka, further... ]]> 4/21/2016 7:45:00 PM f37f4811-8fca-4b21-ae8b-2e11c3c10561/CEO Turnover at a Record High Globally, With More Companies Planning for New Chiefs from Outside the Company https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ceo-turnover-at-a-record-high-globally--with-more-companies-planning-for-new-chiefs-from-outside-the/s/f37f4811-8fca-4b21-ae8b-2e11c3c10561 CEO Turnover at a Record High Globally, With More Companies Planning for New Chiefs from Outside the Company Less than 3% of the 2015 incoming class of CEOs were women according to PwC’s Strategy& In 2015, 17 percent of the largest 2500 public companies in the world changed their CEO, more than in any of... ]]> 4/18/2016 11:17:00 PM 09b6f9d5-bf5f-4933-a14f-a0a48d7aa37b/Industry 4.0: Companies Worldwide Are Investing over $US 900 Billion per Year until 2020 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Industry-4.0--companies-worldwide-are-investing-over-US-900-billion-per-year-until-2020/s/09b6f9d5-bf5f-4933-a14f-a0a48d7aa37b Industry 4.0: Companies Worldwide Are Investing over $US 900 Billion per Year until 2020 Global study by PwC: companies expect Industry 4.0 to generate significant benefits in costs, efficiency and profits / more than half estimate ROI within two years / demand for IT specialists and... ]]> 4/13/2016 6:29:00 PM 7db353fb-d6a9-4f77-a5f9-58351f62d5df/Next Generation of Family Business Leaders Ambitious to Drive Change but Struggle with Getting Their Voices Heard https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/next-generation-of-family-business-leaders-ambitious-to-drive-change-but-struggle-with-getting-their/s/7db353fb-d6a9-4f77-a5f9-58351f62d5df Next Generation of Family Business Leaders Ambitious to Drive Change but Struggle with Getting Their Voices Heard Key findings:Only 41% of next gens believe that their firm has a strategy fit for the digital world88% of next gens want to leave their stamp and do something special with the business70% of next... ]]> 4/11/2016 11:17:00 PM 0ca9bd70-4383-4494-9613-6bad7a22e897/Has the link between the financial sector and governments been broken? https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/has-the-link-between-the-financial-sector-and-governments-been-broken-/s/0ca9bd70-4383-4494-9613-6bad7a22e897 Has the link between the financial sector and governments been broken? Subdued growth in some emerging markets and low commodity prices have led to renewed interest in the link between governments and the financial sector. This has also been an important issue on the... ]]> 4/6/2016 7:38:00 PM 2bacaa46-1c4a-44a5-822f-2ed68bd415da/CEOs are developing a much clearer view on creating value in a time of uncertainty https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/ceos-are-developing-a-much-clearer-view-on-creating-value-in-a-time-of-uncertainty/s/2bacaa46-1c4a-44a5-822f-2ed68bd415da CEOs are developing a much clearer view on creating value in a time of uncertainty Despite real and growing threats, business leaders are keen to find new ways of operating and communicating with stakeholdersCompanies that effectively manage risk, relationships and reporting can... ]]> 4/6/2016 3:44:00 PM 5127cb58-90f5-43d5-8d98-10fb76484d12/PwC appoints new Insurance regulatory partner https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-appoints-new-insurance-regulatory-partner/s/5127cb58-90f5-43d5-8d98-10fb76484d12 PwC appoints new Insurance regulatory partner PwC is pleased to announce that Carlos Montalvo Rebuelta, one of Europe’s leading insurance regulators, has joined its global insurance regulatory practice. Based in Spain, Carlos will play a... ]]> 4/6/2016 2:59:00 PM e726154d-2744-4d37-b038-3990350598a7/Survey of Banking & Capital Markets CEOs lifts the lid on the huge challenges facing banks globally https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/survey-of-banking---capital-markets-ceos-lifts-the-lid-on-the-huge-challenges-facing-banks-globally/s/e726154d-2744-4d37-b038-3990350598a7 Survey of Banking & Capital Markets CEOs lifts the lid on the huge challenges facing banks globally “The world needs banking but not banks” - which banks can successfully regenerate and which will wander a long (or perhaps short) path to extinction?Nearly three-quarters of global banking &... ]]> 3/31/2016 12:08:00 PM 75e0fc10-7cb0-4690-9c87-f5b270560c41/International assignments critical to retention of female talent in Financial Services https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/international-assignments-critical-to-retention-of-female-talent-in-financial-services/s/75e0fc10-7cb0-4690-9c87-f5b270560c41 International assignments critical to retention of female talent in Financial Services The appointment of women working in financial services (FS) to international assignments is important to FS firms retaining this pool of talent, show findings from a survey just published by PwC.... ]]> 3/29/2016 4:40:00 AM bbc9072d-0f4f-4f10-b46b-63747d046127/Gas sector must follow the ‘carrier first, commodity later’ principle for growth https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/gas-sector-must-follow-the--carrier-first--commodity-later--principle-for-growth/s/bbc9072d-0f4f-4f10-b46b-63747d046127 Gas sector must follow the ‘carrier first, commodity later’ principle for growth Over 90% of the survey respondents favour public private partnerships and viability gap funding as a means for gas infrastructure development.More than half of the survey respondents indicated... ]]> 3/23/2016 1:15:00 PM 7d595621-0c2e-433e-8a8e-96358b63e1b6/ETF.com Awards for Excellence: PwC scoops ‘Best ETF Research Paper’ https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/etf.com-awards-for-excellence--pwc-scoops--best-etf-research-paper-/s/7d595621-0c2e-433e-8a8e-96358b63e1b6 ETF.com Awards for Excellence: PwC scoops ‘Best ETF Research Paper’ A global report on exchange traded funds (ETFs) published by PwC, has been awarded ‘Best ETF Research Paper’ for 2015, by ETF.com’s annual ETF Awards for Excellence.Now in their third year, the... ]]> 3/17/2016 3:12:00 PM ad5cb0b4-1b2e-4df6-b3c7-0b2fe95b0319/ICAEW and PwC launch new public sector accounting learning programme https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/icaew-and-pwc-launch-new-public-sector-accounting-learning-programme/s/ad5cb0b4-1b2e-4df6-b3c7-0b2fe95b0319 ICAEW and PwC launch new public sector accounting learning programme ICAEW and PwC have launched their IPSAS Certificate, which provides a high quality, flexible and accessible certified learning programme for public sector accountants.The ICAEW IPSAS Certificate,... ]]> 3/15/2016 6:27:00 PM f3f3dea5-cbf9-4b0d-aff2-164f418e6451/Traditional Financial Services Firms fear almost a quarter of their business is at risk from FinTechs https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/traditional-financial-services-firms-fear-almost-a-quarter-of-their-business-is-at-risk-from-fintech/s/f3f3dea5-cbf9-4b0d-aff2-164f418e6451 Traditional Financial Services Firms fear almost a quarter of their business is at risk from FinTechs FinTech companies are more bullish, believing they could capture a third of incumbents’ businessResults from a PwC survey released today, which assesses the rise of new technologies in the... ]]> 3/15/2016 2:32:00 AM d9f4bdf6-ec2a-43b9-b5b5-38a9b6eb7d97/Family Business Next Gen report 2016: Female perspective https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/family-business-next-gen-report-2016--female-perspective/s/d9f4bdf6-ec2a-43b9-b5b5-38a9b6eb7d97 Family Business Next Gen report 2016: Female perspective Latest PwC research shows:1 in 5 female next gens don’t think they have the same chances of succeeding in the family business as menMore than half of female next gens disagree that they face more... ]]> 3/7/2016 11:57:00 PM 341fb310-518e-400c-a9e6-2aba0a3956f2/Bob Moritz selected Global Chairman of PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/bob-moritz-selected-global-chairman-of-pwc/s/341fb310-518e-400c-a9e6-2aba0a3956f2 Bob Moritz selected Global Chairman of PwC The PricewaterhouseCoopers International Network has selected Robert E. Moritz as its new chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016.Since 2009, Mr. Moritz has led PwC US as its... ]]> 3/7/2016 2:52:00 PM 8efda694-e44a-4bc0-950d-566ecddc0f86/Female demand for international mobility at an all-time high https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/female-demand-for-international-mobility-at-an-all-time-high/s/8efda694-e44a-4bc0-950d-566ecddc0f86 Female demand for international mobility at an all-time high But PwC survey reveals disconnect between women’s aspirations and what employers offer64% of women say employers that offer mobility opportunities are more attractiveBut many don’t believe men and... ]]> 3/4/2016 12:15:00 AM 95e87f6a-0101-4fe9-b4be-141b5f91f9e2/How concerned do you need to be about emerging markets? https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/how-concerned-do-you-need-to-be-about-emerging-markets-/s/95e87f6a-0101-4fe9-b4be-141b5f91f9e2 How concerned do you need to be about emerging markets? Strong dollar, low commodity prices and slower-growing China pose threats to some large emerging markets, warn PwC economistsOnce again the global economy faces a dangerous cocktail of risks... ]]> 3/3/2016 2:56:00 PM 078d6c7c-9002-4f9f-820f-725cf7b8a6ab/PwC named strongest business to business brand https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-named-strongest-business-to-business-brand/s/078d6c7c-9002-4f9f-820f-725cf7b8a6ab PwC named strongest business to business brand PwC has been named the strongest business to business brand by Brand Finance, and one of the world’s ten most powerful brands in their annual index.The Brand Finance index is an annual assessment... ]]> 3/1/2016 5:09:00 PM 0a9b2ee6-dd86-43a0-864c-a820a47d31bd/Private companies confident about growth prospects, despite complex and volatile business environment https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/private-companies-confident-about-growth-prospects--despite-complex-and-volatile-business-environmen/s/0a9b2ee6-dd86-43a0-864c-a820a47d31bd Private companies confident about growth prospects, despite complex and volatile business environment Family-run companies - built on trust, personal relationships and strong values - could have significant competitive advantageAn overwhelming majority (81%) of private company CEOs believe their... ]]> 2/29/2016 2:54:00 PM 45be9590-3f1c-40f0-af3f-5e4d02e8bc57/Losses rise as Cybercrime exposes organisations’ ‘passive approach’ to economic crime https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/losses-rise-as-cybercrime-exposes-organisations---passive-approach--to-economic-crime/s/45be9590-3f1c-40f0-af3f-5e4d02e8bc57 Losses rise as Cybercrime exposes organisations’ ‘passive approach’ to economic crime Organisations’ fears of cybercrime reach highest level in six yearsEmployee morale suffers greatest organisational damage as a result of economic crime44% of organisations believe local law... ]]> 2/25/2016 12:03:00 AM b93bf062-4c6b-434d-abbd-9b8b981dd346/Global tech IPOs close 2015 on a high note https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-tech-ipos-close-2015-on-a-high-note/s/b93bf062-4c6b-434d-abbd-9b8b981dd346 Global tech IPOs close 2015 on a high note Momentum may not be sustained due to volatile capital marketsMonday, 22 February 2016 – Overall, 2015 was the second-best year for global technology IPOs in five years, with 92 IPOs that raised... ]]> 2/22/2016 3:06:00 PM 155b56e5-e364-465e-93b2-29c351033be8/PwC Metals Deals Outlook: deals in the doldrums as confidence sinks https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-metals-deals-outlook--deals-in-the-doldrums-as-confidence-sinks/s/155b56e5-e364-465e-93b2-29c351033be8 PwC Metals Deals Outlook: deals in the doldrums as confidence sinks Metals mergers & acquisitions (M&A) falls to a record lowUpturn prospects remain limitedHighly engineered products, lightweight and advanced metals are a key focusGlobal deal making is breaking... ]]> 2/19/2016 4:40:00 PM 03b898b0-6d66-49f0-9573-a7070a24e717/PwC to host third forum on leadership and gender equality in Hollywood https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-to-host-third-forum-on-leadership-and-gender-equality-in-hollywood/s/03b898b0-6d66-49f0-9573-a7070a24e717 PwC to host third forum on leadership and gender equality in Hollywood Live webcast event from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesOn Wednesday 17 February, PwC will host its third global forum to students around the world. The live webcast is scheduled to... ]]> 2/15/2016 6:16:00 PM 6dd98df4-9406-4a59-8919-da6897b23142/90% of Asset Management CEOs are confident of revenue growth over the next three years https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/90--of-asset-management-ceos-are-confident-of-revenue-growth-over-the-next-three-years/s/6dd98df4-9406-4a59-8919-da6897b23142 90% of Asset Management CEOs are confident of revenue growth over the next three years A PwC survey of asset management CEOs globally shows just 30% expect the global economy to improve in the next 12 months, down from 39% the previous year. What’s more, as they were surveyed before... ]]> 2/12/2016 10:09:00 PM 60904a37-39cc-4c46-bf03-9f7c1228a341/Skills shortage and speed of technological change of key concern to Financial Services CEOs https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/skills-shortage-and-speed-of-technological-change-of-key-concern-to-financial-services-ceos/s/60904a37-39cc-4c46-bf03-9f7c1228a341 Skills shortage and speed of technological change of key concern to Financial Services CEOs Financial Services (FS) CEOs are most concerned about the potential threats a lack of availability of skills (70%) and speed of technological change (70%) pose to the growth prospects of their... ]]> 2/12/2016 10:08:00 PM ed8de6c9-7644-4e61-a2d8-9759d93b36b2/Survey of Banking & Capital Markets CEOs lifts the lid on the huge challenges facing banks globally https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/survey-of-banking---capital-markets-ceos-lifts-the-lid-on-the-huge-challenges-facing-banks-globally/s/ed8de6c9-7644-4e61-a2d8-9759d93b36b2 Survey of Banking & Capital Markets CEOs lifts the lid on the huge challenges facing banks globally “The world needs banking but not banks” - which banks can successfully regenerate and which will wander a long (or perhaps short) path to extinction?A PwC survey of 176 Banking & Capital Markets... ]]> 2/12/2016 9:57:00 PM 5dc59c34-af26-4634-95c7-1a492f24b0ce/Over two-thirds of insurance CEOs see technology as both an opportunity and a threat https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/over-two-thirds-of-insurance-ceos-see-technology-as-both-an-opportunity-and-a-threat/s/5dc59c34-af26-4634-95c7-1a492f24b0ce Over two-thirds of insurance CEOs see technology as both an opportunity and a threat Results from PwC’s 19th Annual Global Survey of more than 1,400 CEOs, which includes responses from 101 CEOs in the insurance sector in 43 countries, reveal more than 70% of insurance CEOs are... ]]> 2/12/2016 9:21:00 PM 27b581a1-7e9e-434b-8e39-b5380eb3e42e/Tech CEOs are bullish about growth prospects https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/tech-ceos-are-bullish-about-growth-prospects/s/27b581a1-7e9e-434b-8e39-b5380eb3e42e Tech CEOs are bullish about growth prospects Impact of technology across all industries seen as key factorTech CEOs’ optimism driven by four core themesThursday, 11 February 2016 – As technology’s tentacles increasingly affect every... ]]> 2/11/2016 7:53:00 PM