Global Technology Innovation Center

Insights on the many different aspects of technology innovation

Technology industry CEO outlook

Digital transformation, ESG, and supply chain are in focus as new risks emerge



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The new employee deal in the technology industry

How COVID-19 and the ESG movement are redefining the workplace


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The ESG imperative for technology companies

As the world recovers from COVID-19, technology companies will be asked to report their performance through an ESG lens.

What tech companies are THINKING about ESG


Environmental/climate change is the biggest risk to growth1


86% think the tech industry requires more regulation and standards in the area of sustainability2


of tech CEOs feel it is their personal responsibility to ensure their ESG policies reflect their customer's values1


79% agree that their organization's growth will be determined by their ability to shift to a clean technology economy1


agree they must look beyond financial growth to achieve sustainable success1

What tech companies are DOING about ESG


26% have significant incorporation of ESG into their strategic planning2


say climate change is having a high impact on their company's investment/funding2


45% are struggling to link their growth strategy with a wider societal purpose1


feel their sustainability experts are very effective1


37% belive their governance experts are very effective1


Global CEO Outlook, KPMG International 2019
2Technology Industry Innovation Survey, KPMG LLP(U.S.), 2020

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