Subjects: Services, Consulting
PwC Singapore’s Budget 2022 proposals to support Singapore’s growth as an Active economy, Beautiful society and Clean environment
Growing Singapore as a vibrant hub for sustainability and carbon services
Investing growth in HealthTech and the New Health Economy
Helping companies mitigate cybersecurity and data security risks
Singapore, 11 January 2022 – Ahead of the Singapore Budget 2022, PwC Singapore has released its Proposals for Budget 2022. These recommendations have been provided to the Ministry of Finance for con
PwC announces establishment of Audit Advisory Board in Singapore
Singapore, 15 December 2021 - PwC Singapore today announced the establishment of an Audit Advisory Board that will provide guidance and challenge related to transparency and audit quality at the firm. The Board will be officially effective on 1 January 2022.
The Board currently consists of two independent members who will advise the firm on a range of matters including PwC’s audit systems and p
PwC launches Asia Pacific Centre for Sustainability Excellence in Singapore
Centre officially launched by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment
Centre aims to support organisations across Asia Pacific in achieving ESG excellence across decarbonisation, managing climate risk, sustainable finance and investment, sustainability report and assurance, etc.
Singapore Low Carbon Network also launched in support of the Singapore Green Plan 2030
Upbeat Sentiment and Undeployed Capital Prop-Up APAC’s Recovery, says ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Report. Tokyo Overtakes Singapore as Top-Ranked Investment Prospect
SINGAPORE (24 November 2021) – Upbeat sentiment and the growing glut of undeployed capital are expected to provide a lifeline to the strong revival of Asia Pacific’s real estate markets next year, according to the 2022 Emerging Trends in Real Estate ® Asia Pacific report. The 16th edition of the regional real estate forecast report is jointly published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) – the world
Global carbon pricing could pay for itself while cutting emissions by 12%, says new report from PwC and the World Economic Forum
Singapore, 3 November 2021 - An international carbon price floor (ICPF) for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could spur greater emissions reduction to help address the global climate crisis. But how big are the emissions reductions it would create? And how would it impact the global economy?
A new report by PwC and the World Economic Forum, “Climate Ambition: Analysis of
Asia Food Challenge Report 2021 highlights additional US$750 billion needed by 2030 to satisfy fast-evolving tastes and demands of Asian consumers
Investment opportunity highlighted is on top of existing levels reported in the inaugural report in 2019 – bringing the total investment required to US$1.55 trillion over the next decade The New Asian Consumer is demanding healthier, safer and more sustainable foods, accounting for US$2.4 trillion in incremental food spending by 2030 Companies focused on health-based products have achieved valuat
PwC’s climate targets validated by SBTi
SBTi Validation Affirms PwC’s approach and timeline to achieve net zero 2030 commitment
Commitment includes a 50% absolute reduction in business travel emissions
Singapore, September 8, 2021 — Today, PwC announced it received validation for its science-based targets and reaffirmed its commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030.
The Science Based Targets initiati
PwC Singapore reveals details of new strategy: The New Equation
S$50 million investment over the next five years
Commitments include new ESG Centre of Excellence in Singapore
Expansion of capabilities will include new hires and upskilling of partners and staff in areas like ESG, digital transformation, among others
Singapore, 1 July 2021 — Today, PwC Singapore unveiled details of the local strategy and commitments as part of The New Equation, PwC’s la
PwC announces new strategy: The New Equation
- US$12 billion investment over the next five years, creating over 100,000 new jobs - Initial commitments include new ESG Centres of Excellence, Leadership Institutes, accelerated deployment of emerging technologies and increased investment to support audit quality - Strategy focuses on helping clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes
Pandemic has accelerated digital upskilling, but key groups still missed out - PwC survey
While 51% of workers in Singapore say their digital skills improved during the lockdown, data shows unequal access to career and training opportunities
PwC Singapore announces Executive Chairman Elect
Marcus Lam to succeed; Yeoh Oon Jin will retire after 38-years with the firm
64% of Singapore family businesses optimistic about growth for 2021; figure jumps to 90% for 2022
However, only 29% of family businesses feel they have strong digital capabilities
35% have developed a sustainability strategy
26% have documented a succession plan
Singapore, 7 April 2021 - In a year where businesses faced unprecedented challenges, Singapore family businesses are confident about turning the corner in the next two years. 64% are expecting growth this year, and a massive 90% e
Three-quarters of Singapore CEOs predict a return to growth in 2021
A PwC survey of more than 5,000 CEOs globally reveals record levels of optimism 75% of Singapore CEOs (76% globally) believe global economic growth will improve in 2021 One in three Singapore CEOs are very confident about prospects for revenue growth China leads as the top growth destination in the eyes of Singapore CEOs In the year of COP26, climate change is still not being approached with urge
PwC’s response to Budget 2021
Singapore, 16 February 2021 – The following comments are responses from PwC Singapore on the Singapore Budget 2021:
“We must help Singapore corporates get ready for the impending change in international taxation. There is anticipation of more tax disputes and controversies as Governments grapple with their revenue base and the situation is compounded by the shock waves of Covid-19. Every gover
PwC Singapore’s Budget 2021 proposals to support Singapore’s economic and digital transformation
Singapore, 16 December 2020 – Ahead of the Singapore Budget 2021, PwC Singapore has released its Proposals to Enhance Singapore’s Economy. These recommendations have been provided to the Ministry of Finance for consideration around the key themes of supporting economic transformation, building a resilient and progressive tax system and cushioning the impact of COVID-19.
Chris Woo, Tax Leader, P
A threat to the Internet of Things has the greatest potential impact on Singapore organisations, finds PwC
42 per cent of organisations in Singapore are accelerating cloud adoption
Adaptability and critical thinking are key skills when hiring cybersecurity professionals
Singapore, 14 December 2020 – Against the backdrop of COVID-19, PwC launches the Singapore cut of its Digital Trust Insights series Digital Trust Insights Survey 2021 - Singapore findings - which dives into what’s changing and wha
LongHash Ventures welcomes PwC Singapore as knowledge partner
Singapore, 7 December 2020– Today, LongHash Ventures welcomes PwC Singapore’s Venture Hub as knowledge partner. This collaboration will give the global blockchain accelerator’s network of startups access to PwC Singapore’s solutions and expertise to grow the blockchain ecosystem and help build on the potential of these startups.
"Since the introduction of blockchain, we have seen a rise in the
PwC Singapore maintains audit quality and transparency throughout COVID-19 period
PwC Singapore launches its Transparency Report, for the financial year ended 30 June 2020 (FY20), showcasing the firm’s commitment to maintaining audit quality and transparency.
PwC Singapore continues commitment to transparency and accountability throughout COVID-19 period
PwC Singapore released its FY20 sustainability report, outlining key aspects of the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies and policies.
PwC Singapore’s Venture Hub launches new programme aimed at helping foreign startups enter the Southeast Asian market
To help startups across the world to accelerate business growth and expand into the Southeast Asian region, PwC Singapore launches a new in-bound programme.
The Scale Programme will span across 5 days and will include hands-on masterclasses, mentorship and networking sessions.
Singapore, 9 October 2020– PwC Singapore launches a new programme to help startups across the world enter the fast