PwC press room > HR, sustainability > News releases https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/HR-sustainability a7a08ec0-be06-41be-8b8c-3ae2efec0975/Young workers face increased challenges in an age of automation - PwC Young Workers Index 2017 https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/young-workers-face-increased-challenges-in-an-age-of-automation---pwc-young-workers-index-2017/s/a7a08ec0-be06-41be-8b8c-3ae2efec0975 Young workers face increased challenges in an age of automation - PwC Young Workers Index 2017 Findings show potential US$1.2 trillion boost to OECD economies in the long term through improving young workers’ skills, enrolment in education and job opportunities. Switzerland, Iceland and... ]]> 10/11/2017 4:15:00 AM fcb154fe-76c8-4213-b3ac-0163b343008e/Focus on diversity and career progression key to winning the fight for female talent https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/focus-on-diversity-and-career-progression-key-to-winning-the-fight-for-female-talent/s/fcb154fe-76c8-4213-b3ac-0163b343008e Focus on diversity and career progression key to winning the fight for female talent To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on Wednesday 8th March 2017, PwC has released a new report – Winning the fight for female talent: How to gain the diversity edge through inclusive recruitment ]]> 3/8/2017 3:30:00 PM e771eccb-14bf-4b46-bcad-0f86d0d9df6c/Technology increases skills gap in financial services and threatens growth https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/technology-increases-skills-gap-in-financial-services-and-threatens-growth/s/e771eccb-14bf-4b46-bcad-0f86d0d9df6c Technology increases skills gap in financial services and threatens growth New approaches to hiring and development needed in sector Deep seated shift in culture, including diversity and inclusion needed to progress Nearly three quarters of Financial Services business... ]]> 2/20/2017 8:26:00 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 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 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 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 44fd6210-10f7-46c7-8431-e55983286e22/Fighting $40bn food fraud to protect food supply https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/fighting--40bn-food-fraud-to-protect-food-supply/s/44fd6210-10f7-46c7-8431-e55983286e22 Fighting $40bn food fraud to protect food supply SSAFE and PwC release tool for food companies to assess fraud vulnerabilitiesFree online tool helps food companies fight fraud to protect consumersReleased ahead of the GFSI’s new global food... ]]> 1/14/2016 12:01:00 AM 06ee138f-5dca-4592-a468-4d22c4f7a395/Once in a lifetime opportunity for Africa to solve food security crisis https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity-for-africa-to-solve-food-security-crisis/s/06ee138f-5dca-4592-a468-4d22c4f7a395 Once in a lifetime opportunity for Africa to solve food security crisis Food security in Africa is set to become a major investment theme, says a new report published by PwC today, as rapid industrialisation and urbanisation across many emerging economies places... ]]> 11/30/2015 9:30:00 PM 47d154fd-012c-48aa-8999-fd5482cba372/PwC Young Workers Index rates success of countries in developing younger people https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-young-workers-index-rates-success-of-countries-in-developing-younger-people/s/47d154fd-012c-48aa-8999-fd5482cba372 PwC Young Workers Index rates success of countries in developing younger people Potential OECD GDP gain of $1.2 trillionLatest report from PwC economists compares participation in employment, education and training of younger people across 34 OECD countries and finds... ]]> 10/20/2015 11:06:00 PM 44c97b7e-b17b-43a7-be7b-5c0281643d1f/Global decarbonisation rate doubles in 2014 but threat of regulation looms large for business in climate deal https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-decarbonisation-rate-doubles-in-2014-but-threat-of-regulation-looms-large-for-business-in-cli/s/44c97b7e-b17b-43a7-be7b-5c0281643d1f Global decarbonisation rate doubles in 2014 but threat of regulation looms large for business in climate deal Annual PwC analysis finds the steepest decline in carbon intensity since 2000Despite ambitious national emission reduction targets report warns that business needs to build carbon costs and... ]]> 10/13/2015 5:10:00 PM a2b3edde-93b8-4969-99be-5a434b7404a7/Enlightened business self-interest could deliver better Sustainable Development Goal results from business https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/enlightened-business-self-interest-could-deliver-better-sustainable-development-goal-results-from-bu/s/a2b3edde-93b8-4969-99be-5a434b7404a7 Enlightened business self-interest could deliver better Sustainable Development Goal results from business UN to ratify Sustainable Development Goals in New York – 26 September 201590% of public respondents say business needs to sign up to support the goalsEnlightened business self-interest – pursuing... ]]> 9/24/2015 10:04:00 PM 841294f8-c9d7-4646-8ec3-68b696ca704d/Small companies have significantly higher working capital funding needs than large corporates and the gap is widening https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/small-companies-have-significantly-higher-working-capital-funding-needs-than-large-corporates-and-th/s/841294f8-c9d7-4646-8ec3-68b696ca704d Small companies have significantly higher working capital funding needs than large corporates and the gap is widening In 2010, the gap between working capital levels of large corporations and small enterprises was only 7.6 percentage points. Over the following five years, this gap has widened to 10.6 percentage... ]]> 7/21/2015 5:58:00 PM 33b2f6e6-d5e9-4d82-90c6-1d345cc3bf43/Educators and employers fail to connect, millennials say in AIESEC survey https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/educators-and-employers-fail-to-connect--millennials-say-in-aiesec-survey/s/33b2f6e6-d5e9-4d82-90c6-1d345cc3bf43 Educators and employers fail to connect, millennials say in AIESEC survey Today the world's largest youth leadership development organisation AIESEC, released the results of its first YouthSpeak report on millennials worldwide. In partnership with PwC and with the... ]]> 7/15/2015 3:28:00 PM 6cbf0fcf-f928-45ea-a3ef-6bfd230eb991/PwC named second most attractive employer for business students https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/pwc-named-second-most-attractive-employer-for-business-students/s/6cbf0fcf-f928-45ea-a3ef-6bfd230eb991 PwC named second most attractive employer for business students Wednesday 24 June 2015 – PwC has today been ranked as the world’s second most attractive employer for business students in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking – second only... ]]> 6/24/2015 3:00:00 PM e2c3c2e6-dd1c-412d-a594-1209e1153f74/Skills gap is forcing CEOs to change how they hire people https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/skills-gap-is-forcing-ceos-to-change-how-they-hire-people/s/e2c3c2e6-dd1c-412d-a594-1209e1153f74 Skills gap is forcing CEOs to change how they hire people CEOs are more concerned about the impact of a skills shortage on their business than at any point in the last six years, according to research by PwC. CEOs are now finding it so difficult to find... ]]> 6/4/2015 12:58:00 AM 7b3477cb-f68b-41c5-9d7a-ff9583abb7dd/Seventy per cent of institutional investors turning down projects on environmental, social and governance grounds https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/seventy-per-cent-of-institutional-investors-turning-down-projects-on-environmental-social-and-govern/s/7b3477cb-f68b-41c5-9d7a-ff9583abb7dd Seventy per cent of institutional investors turning down projects on environmental, social and governance grounds Seven out of ten institutional investors interviewed by PwC say they would decline to take part in a private equity fund raising or would turn down a co-investment on environmental, social and... ]]> 5/27/2015 4:41:00 PM 2c2538f0-aa73-4230-9c27-6631b062e998/Troubled waters: water presents high risk to business, warns PwC https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/troubled-waters-water-presents-high-risk-to-business-warns-pwc/s/2c2538f0-aa73-4230-9c27-6631b062e998 Troubled waters: water presents high risk to business, warns PwC At the current pace, demand for water will increase by 55% globally by 2050, projects the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The increase will mainly come from... ]]> 4/15/2015 3:21:00 PM 29fd1ec2-b46f-4ce7-98e7-a871015956fa/Building trust in food this World Health Day https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/building-trust-in-food-this-world-health-day/s/29fd1ec2-b46f-4ce7-98e7-a871015956fa Building trust in food this World Health Day PwC is marking World Health Day today by announcing the establishment of its global food supply and integrity services business to help food companies and governments tackle the world’s food... ]]> 4/7/2015 4:09:00 AM 36164bca-5f6f-451e-a557-a4f7f453a375/Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/female-millennials-are-the-most-confident-and-ambitious-of-any-female-generation/s/36164bca-5f6f-451e-a557-a4f7f453a375 Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work Opportunities for career progression tops the list of most attractive employer traits 49% of female millennials starting their careers believe... ]]> 3/4/2015 12:09:00 PM 52c1b9a8-3839-4712-a462-e9533d2e7b81/Number of employees working overseas set to surge, but organisations struggle to recoup investment https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/number-of-employees-working-overseas-set-to-surge-but-organisations-struggle-to-recoup-investment/s/52c1b9a8-3839-4712-a462-e9533d2e7b81 Number of employees working overseas set to surge, but organisations struggle to recoup investment London, 13 Nov 2014 ‑‑ Businesses are investing millions of pounds each year sending employees on global assignments without being able to quantify the cost or measure the value from their... ]]> 11/13/2014 6:39:00 PM 6d07c69e-c1a2-4ba0-b13f-bbc9c2d6bbe4/Skills gap is hampering businesses' recruitment efforts https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/skills-gap-is-hampering-businesses--recruitment-efforts/s/6d07c69e-c1a2-4ba0-b13f-bbc9c2d6bbe4 Skills gap is hampering businesses' recruitment efforts London, 20 May 2014‑‑More organisations are planning a hiring spree over the next 12 months as their growth prospects improve, but nearly two thirds (63%) are concerned that they won’t be able to... ]]> 5/20/2014 12:00:00 AM ca7ffc2c-fb2a-4b61-8893-8ab9ae83445c/Global Diversity Week 2014: PwC Celebrates the Scale and Diversity of its Network https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-diversity-week-2014-/s/ca7ffc2c-fb2a-4b61-8893-8ab9ae83445c Global Diversity Week 2014: PwC Celebrates the Scale and Diversity of its Network PwC celebrates the scale and diversity of its networkPwC is launching its first ever Global Diversity Week. A series of events to mark PwC's commitment to diversity and inclusion. ]]> 3/25/2014 2:47:00 PM 9a116d36-8e38-4b6a-8911-c06ceb42fb4c/PwC launches revolutionary online pensions analysis platform https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/PwC-launches-revolutionary-online-pensions-analysis-platform/s/9a116d36-8e38-4b6a-8911-c06ceb42fb4c PwC launches revolutionary online pensions analysis platform Introducing Skyval - PwC launches revolutionary online pensions analysis platform PwC has launched Skyval, a new pensions risk analytics tool that allows companies and trustees to manage, monitor... ]]> 7/15/2013 4:52:00 PM 3ec8c56b-acef-4bcc-866e-36fb03ee474b/Skills Gap Is Hindering Growth For Businesses – PwC Report https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/skills-gap-is-hindering-growth-for-businesses-pwc-report/s/3ec8c56b-acef-4bcc-866e-36fb03ee474b Skills Gap Is Hindering Growth For Businesses – PwC Report Business leaders are calling for government to prioritise initiatives that help foster a skilled workforce, as more than half of CEOs around the world (58%) say a lack of key skills is hampering their ]]> 5/2/2013 3:40:00 PM 376ce2a9-1769-46f2-a228-8b97d252f660/Millennial Workers Want Greater Flexibility, Work/Life Balance, Global Opportunities https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/NextGen-global-generational-study/s/376ce2a9-1769-46f2-a228-8b97d252f660 Millennial Workers Want Greater Flexibility, Work/Life Balance, Global Opportunities The Millennial generation, those born between 1980 and 1995, seek more workplace flexibility, better balance between their work and home life, and opportunity for overseas assignments as keys to great ]]> 4/18/2013 8:02:00 PM 5831d214-9e20-478c-b719-45d6eaf345ca/Financial services talent models are unsustainable in new business climate https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Financial-services-talent-models-are-unsustainable-in-new-business-climate/s/5831d214-9e20-478c-b719-45d6eaf345ca Financial services talent models are unsustainable in new business climate Research from PwC has found that FS CEOs view talent shortages as the biggest threat to growth. The report, Seizing back the people agenda, also suggests that current models for people management ]]> 4/15/2013 11:29:00 PM b8346aea-985d-4798-9ffd-cd3dc037e463/Long-term Cost Savings and Infrastructure Essential to Electric Vehicle Growth https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/Long-term-Cost-Savings-and-Infrastructure-Essential-to-Electric-Vehicle-Growth/s/b8346aea-985d-4798-9ffd-cd3dc037e463 Long-term Cost Savings and Infrastructure Essential to Electric Vehicle Growth Long-term Cost Savings and Infrastructure Essential to Electric Vehicle GrowthGlobal Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Market Share Projected to Reach 6.3 Percent by 2020, PwC's Autofacts Forecasts Detroit, ]]> 3/6/2013 7:06:00 PM