Welcome to the Press Room, from Deloitte Insights, your source for the issues and ideas that matter to your business today. Host Tanya Ott interviews thought leaders and change makers on developments in business strategy, emerging technologies, growth, innovation, performance, risk and security, social impact, sustainability, talent and more. Deloitte Insights publishes original articles, reports, and periodicals that provide insights for businesses, the public sector, and NGOs. Our goal is to draw upon research and experience from throughout our professional services organization, and that of coauthors in academia and business, to advance the conversation on a broad spectrum of topics of interest to executives and government leaders. Deloitte Insights is an imprint of Deloitte Development LLC. This podcast is provided by Deloitte LLP and is subsidiaries and is intended to provide general information only. This podcast is not intended to constitute professional advice or services of any kind. For additional information about Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries, please go to www.deloitte.com/about.
2021 Holiday Retail Survey
19:51High-income shoppers are ready to spend, but will the products they want be there for them? Deloitte’s Rod Sides and Stephen Douglas share what to expect from this year’s holiday shopping season.
Prepare for mandatory ESG reporting
19:40ESG used to be seen as an add-on. Now, it’s the data-driven way to understand long-term value. Deloitte’s Kristen Sullivan and Veronica Poole explain what companies can do to embrace this changing perception.
Deloitte’s 2021 Global Blockchain Survey
26:25Blockchain and digital assets could remake the financial services industry, and that affects everyone who uses money. Deloitte’s Linda Pawczuk and Richard Walker share the insights gleaned from a survey of global industry leaders.
The worker-employer relationship disrupted
27:41Where, how, and why we work are in flux as we move through the pandemic. Deloitte’s Kraig Eaton and Nic Scoble-Williams discuss how employers can prepare for multiple futures of the evolving employer-worker relationship.
To be more innovative the DIB needs to be more diverse
31:41Huntsville, the Silicon Valley of the South, is the ideal city for business and networking. Politician Anthony Daniels, business owners Tammy Blish-Honeycutt and Tharon Honeycutt, and Deloitte leader Carey Miller tell us why.
2021 Deloitte back-to-school survey
22:02It looks like back-to-school is getting back to normal—but there are still some ways that the pandemic has shifted the landscape. Deloitte’s Rod Sides and Kate Ferrara discuss what to expect.
Long-term investors expect more from boards on environmental and social issues
14:01Amy Borrus, executive director of the CII, talks good governance, shareholder initiatives, and why activist investors and boards are really on the same side.
RCB's Katie Dudtschak on embracing her whole self
35:07The road to leadership is different for everyone. For RBC’s Katie Dudtschak, it meant recognizing the full scope of her own uniqueness – and helping others see the beauty and benefit of their own stories.
Inflation fears and supply-chain disruptions in the wake of COVID-19
24:39Increasing vaccination rates are raising hopes, but inflationary tendencies and lingering trade effects may prompt caution. Dr. Ira Kalish discusses the prospects for the world economy with host Tanya Ott.
Cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion
27:07Returnship programs have taken on new importance in the wake of COVID-19. Carol Fishman Cohen of iRelaunch and Deloitte’s Kristi Lamar break down the elements of a successful return from a career break.