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PwC Invests in Business and Economics Education

  PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) is investing in business education at The University of Winnipeg with a generous gift of $25,000 for the Faculty of Business and Economics. In recognition of PwC’s generosity, a room was re-named today at the Buhler Centre, home to the University’s Faculty of Business and Economics….

Jun 6, 2012
03:03 PM

“Commercial Interests Driving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction at World’s Largest Companies” PwC Report

A correlation was also established between higher stock market performance over time, and representation on CDP’s Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). Companies with a strategic focus on climate change provided investors with approximately double the average total return of the Global 500 from January 2005 to May 2011. [Click on Pic to learn more]

Sep 21, 2011
10:44 AM

“Paying Taxes: The Compliance Burden” PwC Comparative Study Consulted Tax Experts from 183 Economies

The study covers a range of aspects of tax administration – from the complexity of tax rules, to the paperwork needed, the approach of tax authorities and what happens in a tax audit. The results clearly show that different approaches used by governments can play a key role in lowering or raising the tax compliance burden for business. [Click on Pic to learn more]

Sep 12, 2011
07:01 AM

Andrew Winston, Author of ‘Green Recovery’ and ‘Green to Gold’ books, to Bolster PwC’s Sustainable Business Solutions Practice

Working with PwC, Winston will help PwC offer clients a broader perspective and will share views on dynamics driving the sustainability market. As a result, PwC will better be able to identify for its clients areas where the greatest risks lie and where the greatest business value may be derived, whether through sustainability competitive analysis, reporting and disclosure, revenue enhancement or reputational initiatives. [Click on Pic to learn more]

Sep 2, 2011
02:39 PM

“Canada’s Emerging Tech CEOs Say There Is A Growing Skills Gap between Needs and IT Grads” PwC

“The nature of emerging technology companies means they aren’t just seeking people with the technical know-how, but employees who are more well-rounded,” says Peter Matutat, National Emerging Company Practice Leader, PwC. “Start-up companies also highly value softer skills like creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

Aug 25, 2011
10:18 AM

“China Outbound M&A Deal Activity Hits Record Highs – Market Turmoil Good Time For Chinese Buyers As They Extend Reach; Canada Represents Only 11% of Outbound Deal Volume and Limited to Two Sectors” PwC Report

“Canada is not a major recipient of outbound M&A by China, compared to other countries, unless the transactions are related to raw materials and energy. We think this will soon change,” says Krisitan Knibutat, PwC’s National Deals Leader. “As production of Chinese goods continues to move up the value chain and China evolves into a consumer-led economy, buyers will be most keen to acquire more industrial know-how, technology and brands. We have already observed this type of activity in Europe.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

Aug 25, 2011
06:35 AM

“The New Digital Economy: How It Will Transform Business” by Oxford Economics, sponsored by PwC, AT&T, Cisco, Citi, and SAP

The paper discusses the following key shifts: The coming of age of the global digital economy, Industries undergoing digital transformation, The digital divide reversing — moving from West to East, The emerging-market customer taking centre stage, Business shifting into hyperdrive — the pace of change, Firms reorganising to fully embrace the digital economy. [Click on Pic to elarn more]

Aug 18, 2011
11:15 AM

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