(The 4th CIIE) PricewaterhouseCoopers: Invest 8 billion yuan in China in the next five years to create more than 20,000 new job opportunities

  China News Service, November 5 (Reporter Pang Wuji) The international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers China announced a new strategy at the 4th China International Import Expo on the 5th, saying that it will invest 8 billion yuan in the next five years. Rapidly advance the application of cutting-edge technology in various businesses. By 2026, it is expected to create more than 20,000 new job opportunities in PwC China.

  PricewaterhouseCoopers Asia Pacific and China Chairman Zhao Baiji said that the current epidemic is not over and the global economy still faces many challenges. However, the Chinese economy continues to maintain its recovery momentum, showing strong resilience and vitality.

With the launch of the'New Equation' strategy, PricewaterhouseCoopers will further participate in various major national strategies to promote the sustained and healthy development of the economy.

  PricewaterhouseCoopers stated that the strategic layout will focus on investment in five areas: digital intelligence reshaping, digital products and solutions, ESG sustainable development, regional coordinated development, and future talents.

  Zhao Baiji said that with the comprehensive deployment of this strategic layout, it is expected that more than 20,000 new jobs will be created in PwC China by 2026.

These new jobs will mainly focus on emerging fields ranging from environmental, social and governance (ESG) to digitalization.

  As an important part of innovative development, PricewaterhouseCoopers stated that it will build a PricewaterhouseCoopers Science and Technology Innovation Center in Sanya, Hainan.

Integrate the advantages of academia, business and industry to build a future-oriented open innovation platform for immersive learning, experience and interaction, focusing on digital innovation, sustainable development, health and well-being and other focus areas.

  This multinational company has also continuously increased its investment in China in recent years.

Last year, PricewaterhouseCoopers took the lead in the industry to commit to achieving global net zero emissions by 2030.

In July this year, PricewaterhouseCoopers Wuxi office officially opened, which is the 28th branch of PricewaterhouseCoopers in China.

In order to reshape the future-oriented digital and sustainable work model, PricewaterhouseCoopers China stated that it is building brand new smart offices in cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.