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EY: Building a better working world

BBWW pillars

At EY, we are committed to building a better working world – one with increased confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration.

  1. 1. Building trust and confidence
  2. 2. Fostering sustainable growth
  3. 3. Collaborating
  4. 4. Developing leadership and talent

In a better working world trust increases, so capital flows smoothly and investors make informed decisions. Businesses grow sustainably, employment rises, consumers spend and governments invest in their citizens. More than just growth, a better working world harnesses and develops talent in all its forms and encourages collaboration. When business works better, the world works better.

This is why all of us, build a better working world.


Building trust and confidence


EY - Building trust and confidence

Building trust is critical to growing economies and nurturing dynamic new business. EY plays a crucial role in the functioning of global capital markets, and therefore the business world as a whole.


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Global Information Security Survey

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Audit transformation

EY’s Assurance services help provide confidence to stakeholders. That confidence sits at the heart of the business world, leading to broader economic health. To play our role in building a better working world, we are going to transform audit across EY.

Capital Confidence Barometer

By helping our clients raise, preserve, invest and optimise capital effectively, we support the long-term health of their businesses and make sure that the corporate transactions they complete create economic and social value – in turn increasing stakeholder trust and confidence.

Leading role in accounting standards

EY takes a leading role in the move toward the global adoption of a single set of accounting standards with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).

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Fostering sustainable growth


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A better working world must foster sustainable growth through increased productivity, innovation and a broader talent pool. This involves an intense focus on key factors such as entrepreneurship, education and the participation of all citizens in economic activity.


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Improving national and organisational productivity

Australia is facing some huge challenges in terms of our demographics and production costs, so there’s an imperative for faster and higher levels of productivity. Every six months, EY Advisory gives business leaders and policy makers’ valuable insights into the state of national productivity and how to address productivity gaps at the national and organisational levels.

Providing sustainability and climate change services to our clients

EY has been providing sustainability and climate change advisory and assurance services to clients for over 10 years. We also contribute to the profession through representation on government committees and industry bodies including the Global Reporting Initiative and Carbon Market Institute.

Supporting entrepreneurs

Beyond our services, we focus on supporting entrepreneurship and take a leading role in championing the role of diversity in business. Over 1200 outstanding entrepreneurs have been recognised through the Entrepreneur of the Year program in Australia since 2001.

Championing the role of women in business

EY Australia has long been a high profile contributor to the debate on gender equity in the workplace. We believe that having women in leadership positions can enhance organisational performance in measurable, quantifiable ways.

Growth in markets through the right transactions

The results from EY’s 10th and latest six-monthly Australasian Capital Confidence Barometer reflect the essential ingredients for a lift in M&A activity are back for Australasian corporates.

Supporting the art sector

EY recognises the leading role the arts has in contributing to our vibrant and diverse culture. Art inspires, challenges and rewards us. It makes our world better.

Discover

EY -Fostering sustainable growthVideo - Fostering sustainable growth
Beyond our services, we focus on supporting entrepreneurship, developing the future workforce and championing diversity in business. That’s how we foster sustainable growth.


Collaborating


EY - Collaboration

At EY, we see the power that comes from strong networks and work to build them wherever we can.


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Helping Non-Executive Directors meet today’s business challenges

In order to provide effective guidance and counsel to the executive and achieve successful outcomes, it is essential for non-executive directors to have a comprehensive understanding on a range of business issues. Our goal is to help you explore current business and market issues through the lens of the unique challenges faced by non-executive directors.

Helping CFOs navigate growth strategy challenges

In an increasingly uncertain and competitive business environment, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are taking on a far more strategic role in steering their organisations through challenging times. EY’s CFO program offers insight and guidance to help leading executives and future finance leaders navigate current business challenges.

Ensuring Australia’s economic sustainability – Government Agenda 2014

In August 2013, EY released a report calling for the incoming Australian Government to action major government and economic reforms to ensure the Australian economy remains sustainable for the long term.

Supporting the broader community

EY uses our skills and experience to support the broader community through our pro-bono representations and through other EY Foundation initiatives.

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At EY, we believe it’s vital for global organisations like ours to collaborate to build a better working world. When business works better, the world works better. Find out how EY collaborates to lead change.

Developing leadership and talent


EY - Developing leadership and talent

At EY, we are committed to developing our people, nurturing lifelong relationships and creating outstanding leaders who bring their vision and skills not only to EY but to future careers in other private and public-sector organisations.


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Fostering the careers of our people

EY conducts many initiatives and programs to continue to foster careers and talent of 6,000 EY people across Oceania. This is an important part in building a better working world. It encompasses a vast range of capabilities and attributes: integrity, empathy, flexibility, a global and inclusive mind-set, and the ability to bridge diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Encouraging diversity and inclusiveness

EY remains committed to its Diversity & Inclusiveness (D&I) strategy, particularly our gender strategy, which articulates how we recruit, retain and promote women. EY also focuses on building and supporting our affinity and network groups, including: Women’s groups, GLOW (Gay, Lesbian and Others at Work), the China Business Group and many others.

Building lifelong relationships

We are proud to serve as a training ground for the world’s financial and business sectors, with hundreds of thousands of alumni globally. The EY Oceania Alumni program ensures our past employees are always present. They continue to be part of the EY extended family, connected to support networks through which they can pursue life-long relationships.


 Collaborating

At EY, we see the power that comes from strong networks and work to build them wherever we can.

Related content

Helping Non-Executive Directors meet today’s business challenges

In order to provide effective guidance and counsel to the executive and achieve successful outcomes, it is essential for non-executive directors to have a comprehensive understanding on a range of business issues. Our goal is to help you explore current business and market issues through the lens of the unique challenges faced by non-executive directors.

Helping CFOs navigate growth strategy challenges

In an increasingly uncertain and competitive business environment, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are taking on a far more strategic role in steering their organisations through challenging times. EY’s CFO program offers insight and guidance to help leading executives and future finance leaders navigate current business challenges.

Ensuring Australia’s economic sustainability – Government Agenda 2014

In August 2013, EY released a report calling for the incoming Australian Government to action major government and economic reforms to ensure the Australian economy remains sustainable for the long term.

Supporting the broader community

EY uses our skills and experience to support the broader community through our pro-bono representations and through other EY Foundation initiatives.

Discover

EY - Leading change togetherVideo - Leading change together
At EY, we believe it’s vital for global organisations like ours to collaborate to build a better working world. When business works better, the world works better. Find out how EY collaborates to lead change.

Our purpose: Building a better working world

close

 Building trust and confidence

Building trust is critical to growing economies and nurturing dynamic new business. EY plays a crucial role in the functioning of global capital markets, and therefore the business world as a whole.

Related content

Global Information Security Survey

EY's Global Information Security team takes its role in restoring trust and confidence in business security systems seriously. In the Global Information Security survey released in March 2014, it found 79% of Australian senior executives report that information security functions do not fully meet the needs of their organisation. View the video of survey findings.

Audit transformation

EY’s Assurance services help provide confidence to stakeholders. That confidence sits at the heart of the business world, leading to broader economic health. To play our role in building a better working world, we are going to transform audit across EY.

Capital Confidence Barometer

By helping our clients raise, preserve, invest and optimise capital effectively, we support the long-term health of their businesses and make sure that the corporate transactions they complete create economic and social value – in turn increasing stakeholder trust and confidence.

Leading role in accounting standards

EY takes a leading role in the move toward the global adoption of a single set of accounting standards with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).

Discover

EY - Building trust and confidenceVideo - Building trust and confidence
EY’s services help build trust and confidence in capital markets for the benefit of our people, our clients and our communities.

Our purpose: Building a better working world

close

 Developing leadership and talent

At EY, we are committed to developing our people, nurturing lifelong relationships and creating outstanding leaders who bring their vision and skills not only to EY but to future careers in other private and public-sector organisations.

Related content

Fostering the careers of our people

EY conducts many initiatives and programs to continue to foster careers and talent of 6,000 EY people across Oceania. This is an important part in building a better working world. It encompasses a vast range of capabilities and attributes: integrity, empathy, flexibility, a global and inclusive mind-set, and the ability to bridge diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Encouraging diversity and inclusiveness

EY remains committed to its Diversity & Inclusiveness (D&I) strategy, particularly our gender strategy, which articulates how we recruit, retain and promote women. EY also focuses on building and supporting our affinity and network groups, including: Women’s groups, GLOW (Gay, Lesbian and Others at Work), the China Business Group and many others.

Building lifelong relationships

We are proud to serve as a training ground for the world’s financial and business sectors, with hundreds of thousands of alumni globally. The EY Oceania Alumni program ensures our past employees are always present. They continue to be part of the EY extended family, connected to support networks through which they can pursue life-long relationships.

Our purpose: Building a better working world

close

 Fostering sustainable growth

A better working world must foster sustainable growth through increased productivity, innovation and a broader talent pool. This involves an intense focus on key factors such as entrepreneurship, education and the participation of all citizens in economic activity.

Related content

Improving national and organisational productivity

Australia is facing some huge challenges in terms of our demographics and production costs, so there’s an imperative for faster and higher levels of productivity. Every six months, EY Advisory gives business leaders and policy makers’ valuable insights into the state of national productivity and how to address productivity gaps at the national and organisational levels.

Providing sustainability and climate change services to our clients

EY has been providing sustainability and climate change advisory and assurance services to clients for over 10 years. We also contribute to the profession through representation on government committees and industry bodies including the Global Reporting Initiative and Carbon Market Institute.

Supporting entrepreneurs

Beyond our services, we focus on supporting entrepreneurship and take a leading role in championing the role of diversity in business. Over 1200 outstanding entrepreneurs have been recognised through the Entrepreneur of the Year program in Australia since 2001.

Championing the role of women in business

EY Australia has long been a high profile contributor to the debate on gender equity in the workplace. We believe that having women in leadership positions can enhance organisational performance in measurable, quantifiable ways.

Growth in markets through the right transactions

The results from EY’s 10th and latest six-monthly Australasian Capital Confidence Barometer reflect the essential ingredients for a lift in M&A activity are back for Australasian corporates.

Supporting the art sector

EY recognises the leading role the arts has in contributing to our vibrant and diverse culture. Art inspires, challenges and rewards us. It makes our world better.

Discover

EY - Building trust and confidenceFostering sustainable growth
Beyond our services, we focus on supporting entrepreneurship, developing the future workforce and championing diversity in business. That’s how we foster sustainable growth.

Our purpose: Building a better working world

close