1 Accenture, Business Strengths Survey of 2000 C-Suite leaders in 10 markets (N=1,450 in Europe [France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Nordics, Spain, Switzerland and the UK]. N=250 in China. N=350 in the United States. Fielded October-November 2022 across multiple industries.)
2 Accenture, Accelerating Global Companies towards Net Zero by 2050, 2022.
3 Eurostat, Job Vacancy Statistics, accessed 19 December 2022.
4 Accenture, CXO Pulse Survey 7th Wave, September 2022.
5 Accenture, The Human Paradox: from customer centricity to life centricity, July 2022.
6 Accenture Total Enterprise Reinvention CxO Survey fielded in November 2022. Europe sample n=402. Groups were identified based on their responses to five questions related to the components of a Total Enterprise Reinvention strategy. Total Enterprise Reinventors met all the criteria. Transformers met some criteria. Optimizers met no criteria. Figures in some of the regional data may not total to 100% due to number rounding.
7 Accenture, Total Enterprise Reinvention CxO Survey, 2022.
8 Accenture, Business Strengths Survey, 2022.
9 Accenture, Business Strengths Survey, 2022.
10 Accenture Research analysis based on S&P Capital IQ. Excludes financial services companies. The cumulative figure is based on the sample of companies covered in the analysis and is arrived at by applying the North American rate of investment in R&D to European companies to arrive at the approximate shortfall. Sample Size: 1,843 of which Europe: 909, North America: 486 and Asia Pacific: 448.
11 Accenture, Total Enterprise Reinvention CxO Survey, 2022.
12 Accenture, Total Enterprise Reinvention CxO Survey, 2022.
13 Accenture, Total Enterprise Reinvention CxO Survey, 2022.