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PwC Interamericas expands its capabilities in seven Central American countries

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The consulting firm PwC Interaméricas is making ‘substantial investments to improve audit quality and expand’ its capabilities as part of a new global strategy of the firm that involves US$12 billion and the creation of more than 100,000 jobs in five years.

The ‘New Equation’ is PwC’s global strategy that responds to fundamental changes in the world, such as technological disruption, climate change, geopolitics, and the effects of the ongoing pandemic, and aims to consolidate comprehensive service offerings to meet clients’ changing needs to continue to generate value.

The consulting firm PwC Interaméricas is making 'substantial investments to improve audit quality
The consulting firm PwC Interaméricas is making ‘substantial investments to improve audit quality in Central America. (Photo internet reproduction)

The launch of the new global strategy “will enable PwC teams to support clients and other stakeholders across the Inter-Americas territory to move towards greater sustainability and more inclusive growth, as well as drive their digital evolution,” said Marisol Arcia, Territory Senior Partner, PwC Inter-Americas.

The PwC Interamericas territory covers Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Dominican Republic.

“We are making substantial investments to improve audit quality further and expand our capabilities. The strategy will shape how PwC Inter-Americas will develop in the coming years while seeking to fulfill the purpose of ‘building trust and solving important problems, Arcia added.

PwC’s new global strategy focuses on two interconnected needs: “building trust, which has never been more important or more complex”, and “delivering sustained results in an environment where competition and the risk of disruption are more latent, and society’s expectations are ever higheR.”

PwC’s planned investments cover quality aspects, continuously evaluating its services; leadership institutes to support clients and stakeholders; technology, as well as the expansion of Centers of Excellence for specialists in key ESG issues (environmental, social, and governance criteria).

PwC, a network of firms in 155 countries with more than 284,000 people, continues to attract diverse talent, supported by expanded flexible and remote working, as well as advancing its previously announced commitment to upskilling its own people.

“We are bringing together the best of our people, capabilities, and technology to help our clients build trust and deliver sustained results for their businesses and society,” Arcia explained.

In the Inter-Americas territory, PwC is taking additional steps to promote diversity further and foster the formation of safe spaces to grow, develop and implement actions internally and externally on inclusion, develop diverse training programs, and promote inclusive policies for all employees.

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