Metaverse and Web3

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With a market estimated to reach $800 billion in two years, the metaverse has the power to transform all industries. Organizations that address the innovation potential now will be well positioned to harness the opportunities that it will unleash.

EY has been rated a Horizon 3 – Market Leader in Metaverse services providers. HFS defines the term “metaverse” as any virtual space or augmented reality in which users interact with digitally generated or enhanced environments and other users, often via digital versions of themselves. Please download the report to read more.

What does it take to build a virtual world?

Designing a meaningful metaverse experience is no small feat. Since June 2021, the EY Cognitive Human Enterprise team has been building a virtual world. The team’s aim is to apply the full diversity of human imagination to make a virtual world as welcoming, authentic and intuitive as possible.

Taking an innovative approach, the team launched an artist-in-residence program and made it a key part of its metaverse design practice. Meet our artists-in-residence by exploring the videos below.

Meet the artists creating innovative metaverse experiences

Josie Williams

How can we combine AI and the metaverse to better society? Josie Williams, EY Artist-in-Residence, speaks with Domhnaill Hernon, EY Global Lead Cognitive Human Enterprise.

Kate Machtiger

How do we create better human experiences in the metaverse? Meet EY Artist-in-Residence Kate Machtiger.

Eva Davidova 

How can we transmit elements of ourselves in new ways in the metaverse? EY Artist-in-Residence Eva Davidova shares a glimpse of what it takes to create an authentic metaverse experience.

EY metaverse solutions across industries

As the metaverse powers new opportunities, business leaders are developing robust strategies across payments, experiences, supply chain and more.

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Today's business insights

Is your tax team ready for the metaverse?

The metaverse and web3 are evolving, creating an accelerated digital economy. Marna Ricker, EY Global Vice Chair of Tax, covers what it means to have your tax strategy ready for the metaverse.

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How to prepare for climate regulation change

As climate change regulations strengthen, it's up to boards to understand how organizations should prepare. John King, EY Vice Chair of Assurance, shares that reporting, finance functions and transparent communication strategies are key.

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Culture can no longer be driven by proximity

Virtual and working from home are here to stay, meaning that company culture can no longer be driven by proximity. Sam Johnson, EY Vice Chair of Markets, discusses how companies can still convey their culture and create meaningful experiences by being more intentional.

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6 proven ways to get transformation right

Kim Billeter, EY Americas People Advisory Services Leader, reveals the findings from a global study conducted with the Oxford School of Business: businesses can double their chances of transformation success by focusing on these six factors.

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