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Emerging Trends in Infrastructure 2018

Infrastructure continues to drive growth of the global economy.  Governments have the desire and ambition to invest, and new technologies and innovation are unlocking development opportunity, but social, financial and political division risks stalling critical action. This report by KPMG identifies the trends that will pose the greatest challenges and fuel new opportunities for infrastructure …
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Taxes and incentives for renewable energy

This report by KPMG describes the 2013 taxes and incentives provided by 31 countries around the world to promote renewable energy from wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and hydropower. These policies also support other areas such as increased energy efficiency, smart-grid management, biofuels, carbon capture systems and storage technologies. The report is available to download from …
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Future State 2030

KPMG in collaboration with the Mowat Centre at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, has published the report “Future State 2030: The global megatrends shaping governments.” According to the study major global forces taking shape today will significantly impact the business landscape for the public and private sector through 2030. The …
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KPMG: The Cloud Takes Shape

Cloud has finally started to move beyond the hype and into the fundamental fabric of today’s enterprise. As a result, organizations around the world are now gaining valuable insight, not only into the potential benefits of cloud, but also the practical challenges of adopting these evolutionary and highly disruptive technologies. Based on the responses of …
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KPMG’s Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate Survey 2012

KPMG’s International Executive Services (IES) have just published the 2012 edition of “KPMG’s Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate Survey”. This annual report is a cross-border survey of personal tax and social security rates with historical data from 2003-2012. The report now covers 114 countries, concentrating on the highest level of personal tax payable …
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The great global infrastructure opportunity

Given the sharp downturn in global real estate sectors, the last three years have been particularly tough for engineering and construction companies. However, one silver lining for the industry has been the insatiable demand for energy and the infrastructure needed to deliver it, which is producing a fundamental change in the focus of most engineering …
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Turning global risk into opportunity: Key priorities for consumer company CFOs

Manufacturers and retailers are increasingly focusing on risk in their supply chains, according to KPMG’s study, “Turning global risk into opportunity: Key priorities for consumer company CFOs.” The study examines the findings of a survey of 350 senior finance executives from consumer markets companies around the world. Economic uncertainty was the biggest risk cited by 44 …
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Expect the Unexpected

KPMG has just published the report, “Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World,” for which KPMG’s network of firms analyzes a system of ten sustainability megaforces that will impact each and every business over the next 20 years: • Climate Change • Energy & Fuel • Material Resource Scarcity • Water Scarcity …
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Paying the Bill

KPMG International has just launched the study, “Paying the Bill”. Nearly 600 senior corporate decision-makers from 26 countries have been surveyed on the success or failure of their government’s economic stimulus programs and on the best way to deal with the resulting public debt. The effect of future tax initiatives is at the core of …
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Business Outlook Survey – November 2009

  KPMG has published the results of their latest Business Outlook Report, which reveals a sharp improvement in corporate confidence worldwide. Economic activity will pick up considerably in the next 12 months. However, the recovery could be less marked in Europe and Japan, where manufacturers expect to continue shedding jobs over the next 12 months. …
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