May 20, 2013Accenture Grants Back On My Feet $300K to Expand Skills Based Training Initiatives
NEW YORK; May 20, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Back on My Feet (BoMF) today announced Accenture has awarded Back on My Feet – a national nonprofit organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness transform their own lives and achieve employment and independent living – $300,000 to expand the organization’s skills based training initiatives. This grant brings Accenture’s support of BoMF to $619,000 since 2011.
May 20, 2013Accenture’s Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Software Receives Industry Awards for Functionality and Service
NEW YORK; May 20, 2013 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) property and casualty (P&C) insurance claims management software, Accenture Claim Components, received two XCelent Awards in Celent’s latest report titled “Claims Systems Vendors: North America P/C Insurance 20131.”
May 20, 2013Accenture Selected by Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Recruit Foreign Companies to Locate Their Asian Regional Headquarters in City’s Special Zone
TOKYO; May 20, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to recruit 10 or more foreign companies to establish their Asian regional headquarters or research and development (R&D) centers in Tokyo’s Special Zone for Asian Headquarters by March 2014. The TMG plans to recruit 500 foreign companies, with an initial target of establishing 50 regional headquarters, in the Special Zone by 2016.
May 17, 2013Accenture to Strengthen Digital Marketing and eCommerce Capabilities with Acquisition of Acquity Group
NEW YORK and CHICAGO; May 17, 2013 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Acquity Group Ltd. (NYSE MKT: AQ) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Accenture will acquire Acquity Group, a leading digital marketing and eCommerce company. The acquisition will further strengthen and expand the broad range of digital marketing services that Accenture provides to clients.
May 15, 2013Accenture Study Finds Europe Must Grow Its Manufacturing Sector to Maintain International Competitiveness
BRUSSELS; May 16, 2013 – The vast majority of Europe’s business leaders and senior decision makers say Europe must grow the size of its manufacturing sector if it is not to lose its competitiveness, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on behalf of BUSINESSEUROPE. The study, published in a report, Unlocking Industrial Opportunities, also reveals executives’ concern about Europe’s competitive weaknesses in technology innovation, high energy costs and skills.