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Geostrategy by Design

A new book from the Geostrategic Business Group and a professor from the ESG Initiative at the Wharton School, advises executives on how to manage geopolitical risks in the new era of globalization. 

Geostrategy design

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How GenAI will impact the labor market

Learn about the expected impact of GenAI on the labor market by exploring our four key findings regarding GenAI use.

15 Apr 2024 + 1

Prepare now for the new era of selective globalization

Exploring scenarios for the world in five years reveals divergent paths for geopolitics, economic policies and company strategies. Learn more.

27 Mar 2024 Jeff Wray + 3

Harness the productivity potential of GenAI

Explore the likelihood of future substantial productivity gains from the use of generative AI across sectors. Learn more.

22 Mar 2024 Lydia Boussour

Catalyze economic growth through capital investment in GenAI

Boost to global GDP growth from increased investment in GenAI R&D, infrastructure, software creation and company adoption will be significant. Learn more.

22 Mar 2024 Gregory Daco

Five generative AI initiatives leaders should pursue now

Learn how to move beyond quick efficiency gains to a cohesive AI strategy that maximizes your growth potential in a fast-changing space.

05 Oct 2023 Jeff Wray + 2

Five ways private equity can unlock the power of pricing

Read our latest EY-Parthenon B2B Pricing article highlighting the role of pricing capabilities in maximizing value.

29 Aug 2023 Malik Ajani Jr + 2

Why a level head is needed to deal with geopolitical risk

Understanding your company’s political risk profile is necessary to set global strategy. It’s time to shore up any gaps in political risk exposure. Learn more.

23 Aug 2023 Courtney Rickert McCaffrey + 1

How alternative proteins are reshaping meat industries

Discover how alternative proteins are reshaping dairy and meat industries.

14 Mar 2023 Hendrik Walter + 1

How PE CFOs create value through all five stages of the investment lifecycle

Private equity CFOs are central to every stage of the investment lifecycle, setting priorities and spotting opportunities to maximize exit value.

01 May 2021 Lukas Hoebarth + 4

    Sustainability strategy insights

    Geostrategic Analysis: May 2024 edition

    Read our May 2024 Geostrategic Analysis for our take on geopolitical developments and the impact of these political risks on international business.

    08 May 2024 Oliver Jones + 1

    How to proactively transform the business for long-term success

    Proactive transformations and their successful execution can help companies realize their full potential. Learn more.

    22 Apr 2024 Sriram Changali + 1

    ESG and access to capital: Why insurers must stay focused on ratings

    As ESG funds continue to grow their assets under management, insurers with sub-par ESG scores risk losing a key source of capital.

    19 Dec 2022 Krisztina Bakor

    How your corporate strategy can deliver both growth and sustainability

    Beyond just increasing business value, CEOs must prove to stakeholders that they are delivering sustainably. Find out more

    18 Nov 2022 Andreas von Buchwaldt + 3

      M&A strategy insights

      Three trends shaping portfolio moves in a red-hot M&A marke

      Learn how this red-hot deal market is the right time for you to use M&A and divestitures to support your long-term growth strategy.

      18 Oct 2021 Andrea Guerzoni + 2

      Nine steps to setting up an M&A integration program

      EY M&A integration methodology consists of crucial key steps to help enable value creation from transactions. Learn more.

      04 Sep 2021 Lukas Hoebarth + 1

      Nine essential qualities of an M&A integration leader

      Appointing an M&A integration leader with traits and skills to manage complex integrations will help realize the full value of a transaction. Learn more.

      04 Sep 2020 Lukas Hoebarth + 1

        How can you design and deliver a strategy fit for the real world?

        CEOs need to make big changes fast, and they need strategy that works in today’s real world.

        Sector strategy insights

        How carve-outs positioned an automotive giant for future growth

        EY-Parthenon teams supported Daimler AG through strategic divestments and back-office transformation. Learn more.

        12 Apr 2024

        How can smart connected products change the way manufacturers operate?

        Smart connected products offer industrial manufacturers new ways to generate revenue and cost efficiencies. Read more.

        11 Dec 2023 David Takeuchi + 3

        How digital’s impact on higher education can be improved

        Higher education is not immune to digital disruption as it reaches across the university community.

        18 Oct 2022 Kasia Lundy + 1

        How CDMOs are leading innovation for pharmaceutical partners

        Discover how CDMO M&A trends show CDMOs are becoming emerging technology leaders for pharmaceutical partners.

        14 Jul 2022 Isabelle Heiber

        How construction companies can combine profitable growth with net zero

        Discover how construction companies can reach net zero by 2050, reducing emissions across the construction value chain while also growing profitably.

        28 Mar 2022 Axel Schäfer + 1

        How the tower sector is contributing to the European economy

        Independent TowerCos will continue to play a significant role, underpinning modern European digital economies for the long term. Learn more.

        17 Feb 2022 Olivier Wolf + 1

        Why genome editing technologies are creating buzz in medicine

        Technologies that allow genomic alteration are gaining in popularity, but they’ll need to overcome key hurdles to become mainstream. Learn more.

        05 Oct 2021 Isabelle Heiber + 1

        How the airline industry is bracing for an uncertain recovery

        Given the pandemic’s impact on air travel, airlines must address short-term challenges as well as longer-term scenarios. Learn more.

        20 May 2021 Andrew Wollaston + 6

        How to put purpose into action: five critical actions for insurers

        The scope and complexity of ESG necessitate a set of purpose-led and pragmatic actions by insurers, including defining metrics. Find out more.

        26 Apr 2021 + 1

        Have you reinvented strategy to see new opportunities tomorrow?

        In our uncertain world, business leaders need a new way of thinking about strategy. Read our report.

        23 Mar 2021 Yew-Poh Mak + 1

        How to help Europe’s small and independent hotel market succeed

        With small and medium-sized hotel accommodations facing increased competition, online travel agents might be a growth driver to this sector. Read our report.

        15 Mar 2021 EY Global

          The team

          Jeff Wray

          Global EY-Parthenon Leader

          Passionate leader focusing on large scale opportunities in retail and consumer products. Fascinated about how products get to market. Excited about the breadth and depth of knowledge within EY.

          Philadelphia, USA

          John van Rossen

          EY-Parthenon Global Strategy and Transactions Co-Leader

          Driven by purpose and motivated to always help colleagues and clients find a better way of doing things. Fascinated by military history. Podcast addict. Curious nerd.

          London, GBR

          Falco Weidemeyer

          EY Global Turnaround and Restructuring Leader

          Seasoned, internationally trained performance professional. CRO and turnaround manager. Experienced in consulting and industry functions. Passionate for outdoors.

          Eschborn/Frankfurt (Main), DEU

          Yew-Poh Mak

          EY Asia-Pacific Strategy and Transactions Leader

          Thought leader in making transactions work. Practice builder and coach. Keen runner.

          Shanghai , CHN

          Chris Librizzi

          EY-Parthenon Americas Strategy Leader

          Focused on what it takes for our work to drive lasting change. Believer in the power of diverse and inclusive cultures. Advisor to education leaders reshaping their organizations. Husband and father.

          New York, USA

          Barak Ravid

          EY-Parthenon Americas Leader

          Energized by all things at the intersection of technology and strategy. Passionate about the strength of diverse and inclusive teams. Love sailing, biking, soccer, snowboarding. Father of three girls.

          San Francisco, USA

          Courtney Rickert McCaffrey

          EY Global Geostrategic Business Group Insights Leader; EY Global Research Institute Director – EY Knowledge

          Geopolitical analyst and strategist. Creative methodologist. Proud feminist. Passionate about generating insights to help executives make better-informed decisions.

          Washington, DC, USA

          Famke Krumbmüller

          EY EMEIA Leader, Geostrategic Business Group

          Multilingual political analyst and strategist focused on helping businesses understand and manage politics. Passionate about European and global politics, business, innovation and entrepreneurship.

          Paris, FRA

          Mary Cline

          Senior Advisor, Geostrategic Business Group

          Intrepid business and political strategist. Passionate about connecting the dots between politics, economics and business. Committed to delivering insights on critical global challenges.

          Washington, DC, USA

          Angelika Goliger

          EY Africa Chief Economist

          A chief economist with a passion for inclusive growth. Avid podcast listener. Runner. Wife and mother to an active daughter.

          Johannesburg, ZAF

          David Kirsch

          Managing Director, Energy, Ernst & Young LLP

          Energy professional. Former diplomat. Economic adviser through three global crises. Seasoned in strategy, risk and competitive intelligence. Father of two, international birder.

          Houston, USA

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