PwcAfrica Unrolls New Strategy To Boost Its Global Workforce

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PwCAFRICA, a multinational professional service network, has unveiled new strategy geared towards building a robust network of workforce for continuous corporate growth and expansion.

According to a statement signed by the organization’s management, there are six key focus areas that would support the execution of the new strategy it called “The New Equation.”

The six key focus areas for The New Equation strategy include trust, growth, and value creation, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), digitization, partnership for international development, and a formidable workforce.

The company said the New Equation strategy would focus on two interconnected needs that organizations would face in the coming years, which include building trust on stakeholders and delivering sustained outcomes.

It said in the statement that the six focus areas would help address needs of its clients, communities and stakeholders in Sub-Saharan Africa.

According to the Chief Executive Officer for PwC Africa, Dion Shango, the purpose of the company is to build trust in society and solve important problems.

“The New Equation will shape how we help to build trust, as well as how we deliver sustained outcomes as a community of problem solvers.

“Quality is at the heart of everything that we do, and therefore is the foundation supporting our execution of The New Equation strategy.”

Shango who noted that PwC has been in the African region for over 70 years, added that it was optimistic about exploring more opportunities in the continent for growth.

The PwC CEO recognized the impact of corona virus pandemic on businesses in Africa.

“In response to technological disruption, climate change, fractured geopolitics, and the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, amongst other challenges, many organizations need to refocus and that’s where we can help with The New Equation.”

Speaking on trust as one of the focus areas of the Equation strategy, Shango said, “Trust is absolutely top of mind in today’s world, for PwC Africa and amongst our clients and other stakeholders.”

For growth and value creation, Shango expressed the firm’s commitment to helping organizations create the value they are looking for. He stated that PwC is equally committed to sustainable environment.

“PwC supports organizations in their renewable energy transitions, net zero commitments, and sustainable financing, as well as their social commitments in the communities in which they operate.”

Shango added that the company has a vital role to play in deployment of technology and digitization to drive its strategy and also optimize workforce productivity.


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