How fit for the future are the world’s leading businesses? PwC’s annual global CEO survey finds CEOs are feeling more optimistic and coming out of ‘survival’ mode to focus on growth. But growth opportunities have become increasingly complex, prompting CEOs to be more selective about the markets they focus on.
We all want business to succeed, but not at any cost. 'Good' growth is in everyone's interest and the new measure of success. But how do you work out what 'good' looks like? This report highlights how businesses can not only measure their total footprint on society across economic, environmental, tax and social impacts, but translate it into information to guide their decision-making and manage the trade-offs.
A collaborative report by PwC US and the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation analysing the supply chain operations and risk management practices of global companies and looking at their operations and financial performance in the face of supply chain disruptions. It proposes a framework and a set of principles to help companies manage today's risk challenges and prepare for future opportunities.
PwC's 2013 Global CEO Survey shows that business leaders remain cautious about their short-term prospects but are more upbeat longer term. This suggests that CEOs worldwide believe their organisations can be resilient by rolling with the short-term blows while reshaping for longer-term growth.
This US-focused guidance is intended to assist management and boards of directors in preparing for annual shareholder meetings. It contains example questions on various topics that may be top-of-mind for shareholders, along with background information and suggested actions for management's consideration.
Insights from a PwC global survey of investment professionals on the value of audit today and what can be done by management, audit committees and auditors to boost the value gained from audit and assurance.
A new report by PwC Saratoga examines human capital trends in Asia-Pacific to identify important talent challenges faced by companies in the region. It also looks at the perspective of CEOs on these key issues.
A review of current investor research offers compelling evidence that more investors are using corporate sustainability reporting to inform investment strategies.