The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works. У вас есть вопрос? У нас есть ответ. Решая сложные задачи бизнеса, мы улучшаем мир. У вас є запитання? У нас є відповідь. Вирішуючи складні завдання бізнесу, ми змінюємо світ на краще. Meilleure la question, meilleure la réponse. Pour un monde meilleur. 問題越好。答案越好。商業世界越美好。 问题越好。答案越好。商业世界越美好。

If there's no reward without risk, can risk be a good thing?

Risk

Every challenge and every opportunity an organization faces today demands change. And with change comes risk. Some risks you can see, some you can predict, some you can plan for, and some you can't.

For EY Advisory, a better working world means solving big, complex industry issues and capitalizing on opportunities to help deliver outcomes that grow, optimize and protect our clients' businesses.

Our understanding of the issues around risk inspire us to ask better questions. By teaming globally with you we co-create more innovative answers that help you see risk management as a means to accelerate your performance.

Together, we help you deliver better outcomes and long-lasting results, from strategy to execution.

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Can controlling risk help to drive topline growth?

We helped a large consumer products company simplify and lower the cost of controls by 50% and reduce reporting time to make annual savings of €5m . This not only helped to manage risk, but tightened the close process from 25 days to 7 days, driving topline growth.

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Can you improve business efficiency and reduce IT cost?

We helped a large automotive manufacturer standardize global processes across 14 companies through an SAP GRC transformation program. This rationalized its compliance, operational risk and internal controls framework, leading to improved business efficiency and reduced IT cost.

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Will streamlining controls give you more control?

We helped a large science and engineering company to streamline, automate and increase its control effectiveness, strengthen its compliance, and align its global end-to-end business processes through an enterprise-wide, SAP-enabled GRC transformation.

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Can you reduce access risk without reducing the agility of business operations?

We helped a large power and utilities company develop a compliant and scalable role and application security and governance framework, across all processes and multiple geographies, by customizing SAP GRC access controls rule sets aligned to job responsibilities.

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Are you wise to depend on independent project life cycle monitoring?

We helped a state government entity to improve the quality and success of its major projects through independent program risk management monitoring and assessment of vendor deliverables. This facilitated the early detection of risks and the correction of errors, keeping budgets and schedules under control.

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Can risk assessments reduce program risk?

We helped a global business services company struggling with implementing complex programs. Our risk assessment of its troubled program, and evaluations of its high-risk and high-profile contracts, identified problem areas and enabled us to suggest remediation options and to reduce program risk.

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  • Why we exist

    At EY, our purpose is to build a better working world for our clients, our people and our communities. We strive to help create a legacy of improved business performance, confidence and trust.

  • How we do it

    We team globally to co-create more innovative answers with our clients.

    The unique and ongoing collaboration between EY consultants and our clients results in better working businesses.

    We choose exactly the right people from across our global ecosystem of consultants, our alliance partners and external professionals, and bring the best, newest thinking to your issue.

  • What we do

    We solve big, complex issues and capitalize on opportunities to help deliver better working outcomes that grow, optimize and protect our clients' businesses now and in the future.

    We also help you assess where risks present opportunities for greater reward.

    Today, the risk landscape is constantly changing at a pace and pattern that's difficult to predict. So we work with you to advise which assets need the most protection, and guide strategic decisions to help your organization's overall strategy to stay on track.

    We do this across four key areas: risk assurance, internal audit, cybersecurity and risk transformation.

    Our risk landscape spans geopolitical, social, demographic, economic, cybersecurity, cloud, mobile, and every imaginable disruption presenting risk to business today.

    We help you plan, manage, mitigate and respond to risk, and equip you with business continuity and disaster recovery plans to get back to business as usual. We also help you assess where risks present opportunities for greater reward.

    Building a risk management framework is essential for every organization. Once we've built it, we also help your internal audit function to check that it's being adhered to.

    That framework extends from asking CEOs whether their current risk approach is fit for purpose, to identifying where simple human errors could cause catastrophic security breaches.

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Who we are

We are a diverse team of consultants and industry professionals with a global mindset and a collaborative culture.

We're working with more and more clients to give you the broadest perspective on good and bad risks to business – threats and opportunities from across sectors, countries and disciplines.

We work hard to understand our clients' issues and are driven to ask better questions in the pursuit of making their businesses work better.

Questions like:

  • How can risk management save costs for you?
  • How can it improve your financial performance?
  • How can you prepare for what you can’t control?
  • What are you vulnerable to?
  • What are the risks that you need to take to maximize opportunities?

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