September 15, 2017

Accenture Appoints Jodie Wallis as Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence for Canada

TORONTO; Sept. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jodie Wallis as managing director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada, effective immediately. In this role, Wallis will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in the AI space, attracting top talent, and bringing innovation and global AI expertise to Canadian clients across all industries.
September 14, 2017

Six US Insurers Implement Latest Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 14, 2017 – Six large insurance carriers have implemented the latest version of the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Software Platform (ALIP), a comprehensive software system for processing life and annuity policies that consists of extensive pre-built product templates, business rules, workflows and an advanced architecture. The carriers, which include several tier one through tier three insurance companies in the U.S., are using the platform to transform their businesses and modernize critical systems to capitalize on digital service opportunities and improve speed and agility.  
September 14, 2017

Accenture Digital Hub Launches in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Sept. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the Accenture Digital Hub in Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, the facility aims to help clients around the region invent, co-create, and apply disruptive solutions to help transform their businesses in today’s digital economy.
September 13, 2017

Freeport-McMoRan Extends Collaboration with Accenture to Deliver Connected Mine Solution to North and South American Mining Operations

NEW YORK; Sept.13, 2017 – Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a premier international natural resources company, has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year agreement to extend the implementation of the Accenture Connected Mine solution and drive greater digital transformation of mining operations. Use of the solution will expand from Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci, Arizona, open-pit copper mine to three other locations in North America and new installations at its Cerro Verde, Peru mine, with new features added to the digital platform.
September 13, 2017

Many Businesses Still Fail to Report Financial Value from Strong Environmental Performance, According to New Research from Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management

NEW YORK; Sept. 13, 2017 – Four in 10 telecommunications and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), CDP and Hermes Investment Management. The largest emitters in the global economy – responsible for 50 percent of carbon emissions reported to CDP – account for a cumulative $447bn opportunity from climate change. Yet 42 percent of these companies have not yet quantified the potential value. 
September 12, 2017

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Sept. 28, to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results

NEW YORK; Sept. 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 28, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
September 11, 2017

Accenture Debuts New Service for Asset Management Firms to Help Drive Profitability and Competitiveness

LONDON; Sept. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has launched a new business analytics service for investment management institutions to help them benchmark, analyze and improve the performance of their business processes and technology. 
September 11, 2017

U.K. Home Office Selects Consortium of Accenture and Certus Solutions to Transform Back-Office Services

LONDON; Sept. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Certus Solutions have been selected by the United Kingdom Home Office to deliver a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system designed to transform the way the Home Office delivers back-office services across finance, procurement, human resources (HR), customer service and payroll-related functions. The two-year contract, valued at approximately £20 million, was awarded after a competitive tendering process and under the U.K. government’s G-Cloud (G8) supplier framework.
September 10, 2017

Shanghai International Port Group Selects Accenture to Help Develop Its New Information Management Platform, Underpinned by Huawei Private Cloud

SHANGHAI; Sept. 10, 2017 – Accenture and Huawei announced today a latest achievement in port information field: Accenture will help Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG) to establish a consolidated information management platform that will run on Huawei FusionCloud solution, with some of the work to be undertaken as part of the existing Huawei-Accenture Strategic Agreement.  
 
September 07, 2017

Accenture Ranks in Winners Circle for HfS Emerging Market Guide for IBM Watson Services

NEW YORK; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the inaugural HfS Market Guide for IBM Watson Services, reflecting its leadership in innovation and excellence in execution with Watson.