Accenture Federal Services Wins $96 Million Task Order to Help the Department of Veterans Affairs Modernize Enterprise Service Management and IT Capabilities

ARLINGTON, Va.; April 28, 2020 – Accenture Federal Services, a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a task order to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide cutting edge, consumer-grade Information Technology (IT) and mission service experiences, to both our nation’s Veterans and the VA employees and stakeholders responsible for providing care to Veterans.
April 28, 2020

Accenture, Intel and Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation Use Artificial Intelligence to Save Coral Reefs

NEW YORK, SANTA CLARA, Calif., and MANILA, The Philippines; April 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Intel and the Philippines-based Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation have developed a new solution powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, characterize and analyze coral reef resiliency. The solution — the work product of Project: CORaiL, an initiative the three organizations created in 2019 — has been deployed in a reef in the Philippines since last year.
April 22, 2020

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire French Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consultancy Gekko, Bolstering Cloud Innovation for Global Enterprises

PARIS; April 20, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Gekko, a leading French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company. The acquisition would expand Accenture’s AWS resources in France to support enterprise migrations and development on cloud platforms, which has become the foundation for innovation and business transformation.
April 20, 2020

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises Expand Collaboration to Increase Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK; April 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Springboard Enterprises, a network of influencers, investors and innovators dedicated to building high growth companies led by women, are expanding their alliance to bring complementary people and capabilities together to increase opportunities for female entrepreneurs.
April 15, 2020

People + Work Connect Brings Together Leading Companies to Keep People Employed During COVID-19 Crisis

NEW YORK; April 14, 2020 – As unemployment surpasses record highs due to COVID-19, a group of leading companies from multiple industries has formed People + Work Connect, an employer-to-employer initiative that brings together companies laying off or furloughing people with those companies in urgent need of workers. There is no cost for employers to join and participate.  
April 14, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape on North American Strategic Consultants and Systems Integrators for Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems

NEW YORK; April 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned again as a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape: North American Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS) Strategic Consultants and Systems Integrators 2020 Vendor Assessment.1 As in the inaugural report, Accenture was recognized for its comprehensive DERMS offerings, which help electric utilities to effectively manage and integrate solar and wind renewable energy, storage and other distributed energy resources.
April 09, 2020

Accenture Acquires Revolutionary Security, Provider of Cybersecurity Services for Critical Infrastructure

NEW YORK; April 7, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Revolutionary Security, a privately held company specializing in enterprise cybersecurity for information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments. Financial terms were not disclosed.
April 07, 2020

Accenture Acquires Yesler, Bolstering its B2B Marketing Services

SEATTLE; April 2, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has acquired Yesler, a business-to-business (B2B) marketing services agency that helps many of the world’s leading brands run their global marketing programs and operations at speed and scale. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 02, 2020

Accenture Completes Acquisition of ESR Labs, to Help Automotive Companies Drive Greater Value from Software

NEW YORK AND MUNICH; April 1, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of ESR Labs, a Munich-based company that develops embedded software for leading German car brands and suppliers. ESR Labs is joining Accenture Industry X.0, the part of Accenture that uses digital technologies to improve how companies design, engineer and manufacture products and services, and operate industrial facilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
April 01, 2020

The Digital Dollar Project Names 22 New Advisory Group Members

WASHINGTON; March 26, 2020 – The Digital Dollar Project today announced its first advisory group members, who will help guide the framework for practical steps that could be taken to establish a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
March 26, 2020