NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/. Deloitte today reported aggregate network revenue of US$36.8 billion for the fiscal year ended 31 May 2016 (FY2016), representing 9.5 percent growth in local currency terms.
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"Deloitte's growth last year is a reflection of the tangible value and high-quality professional services we provide to our clients," said Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO. "Deloitte takes pride in helping clients succeed in a global business environment marked by volatility and digital disruption and in our role as stewards helping ensure the proper functioning of global financial markets."
Focus on clients results in growth across all core businesses and geographies
Deloitte's ability to deliver value for clients across all geographies and service areas led to growth in each of its five core businesses—Audit, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax & Legal. All advisory businesses posted double-digit growth globally. Highlights include:
Investments in technologies designed to meet clients' needs
Businesses are seeking expertise to help them manage and benefit from technology-driven change and disruption. To meet this need, Deloitte is continuing to make strategic investments across its five businesses to enhance its industry-leading capabilities in areas such as cyber, M&A, analytics, crowdsourcing, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, digital, and Internet of Things (IoT).
This disciplined approach to investing has enabled Deloitte to:
Beyond technology, Deloitte is investing in unique, powerful alliances with large, established organizations as well as emerging growth companies. As a result, Deloitte is able to create customized digital solutions that help clients manage disruption, accelerate transformation, and develop new models for business growth.
Creating jobs and developing leaders
In FY2016, Deloitte increased its global workforce in all geographic regions and businesses. Headcount grew by 8.5 percent, the highest increase of the last three years. Deloitte hired nearly 72,000 new professionals during the last fiscal year and has a total global workforce of 244,400.
As part of its commitment to leadership development at all levels in the organization, Deloitte recently opened its fourth Deloitte University (DU) campus. Located in Singapore, DU Asia Pacific builds on the success of DU in Westlake, Texas, USA; DU Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in two locations: La Hulpe, Belgium and Chantilly, France; and DU India in Hyderabad, India.
"Whether it is solving client challenges or larger societal ones, we ask our professionals to think big about the impact they can make though their work at Deloitte. We believe this sense of purpose, coupled with our culture of lifelong learning, is key to attracting talent and developing strong leaders," said Renjen.
Driving societal impact
Deloitte's commitment to making positive change in the world is reflected not only in its client work, but also in local projects that work towards solving challenging societal and and community issues. For example, in FY2016, Deloitte practitioners spent more than 1.3 million hours engaged in pro bono projects and volunteerism. The Deloitte network further contributed more than US$75M in financial contributions to not-for-profit organizations. In all, these contributions are estimated to exceed more than US$225M.
"We go beyond business as usual," said Renjen. "We harness our global reach, capabilities, experience and insights to affect positive social, environmental, and economic change."
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