Thursday, April 14, 2011

PwC Rated "Strong Positive" in Leading Analyst Firm's Global Enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) Consulting Report

PwC US today announced PwC has received the highest possible rating - "Strong Positive" - in Gartner's recent "MarketScope on Global Enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) Consulting Services 2011."

Gartner's MarketScope provides an evaluation of how well leading professional services firms' enterprise and IT risk management services support business objectives and how well they integrate with compliance requirements and support overall corporate governance.

"We believe the 'Strong Positive' rating from Gartner reflects our commitment to providing our clients with enterprise risk management solutions that meet their unique challenges," said Miles Everson, PwC principal and global and U.S. GRC leader. "By offering an effective approach to managing risk, we help organizations become risk resilient - avoiding unanticipated losses and providing the clarity and framework necessary to enable confident, risk-informed decision making."

According to Gartner, "This research evaluates service providers on their project-based global enterprise GRC consulting services." PwC received a "Strong Positive" rating. Some of the criteria used to determine the rating included: market understanding, offering (product) strategy, product/services and customer experience.

PwC helps clients make better business decisions with confidence and clarity by assisting clients to identify, assess and manage risk within the organization and across the enterprise. PwC's GRC Advisory practice helps clients develop efficient and effective risk management practices that are aligned with corporate strategies; within managements risk tolerances; and designed to improve performance and value.

To learn more about PwC's GRC Advisory practice, please visit

About the Gartner MarketScope

The MarketScope is copyrighted 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About PwC's Advisory Practice

PwC's Advisory professionals help organizations improve business performance, respond quickly and effectively to crisis, and extract value from transactions. We understand our clients' industries and unique business challenges, and look across the entire organization — focusing on strategy, structure, people, process and technology — to help clients build their next competitive advantage. See for more information.

About the PwC Network

PwC firms provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients. More than 161,000 people in 154 countries in firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. See for more information.

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