Cloud Migrations Can Reduce CO2 Emissions by Nearly 60 Million Tons a Year, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2020 – Migration to the public cloud can achieve significant carbon reduction in the form of a 5.9% decrease in total IT emissions or nearly 60 million tons of CO2 globally per year, which is the equivalent of taking 22 million cars off the road, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN).
September 22, 2020

Immersive Technology to Reimagine Online Shopping Experience and Increase Consumer Purchasing Confidence, According to New Accenture Interactive Report

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2020 – Consumers are at a tipping point for immersive experiences in digital commerce found new global research released today from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report reveals immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D content can enhance consumer purchasing confidence and increase online sales.
September 22, 2020

Accenture Cloud First Launches With $3 Billion Investment to Accelerate Clients’ Move to Cloud and Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the formation of Accenture Cloud First with a $3 billion investment over three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become “cloud first” businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and scale. Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1.

 
September 17, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader in European Managed Security Services by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the latest Forrester Research report on European Managed Security Services, which notes that Accenture’s “white-glove approach and customer focus help it differentiate.”
September 17, 2020

Accenture to Acquire Technology Consultancy SALT Solutions to Improve Manufacturing Operations and Logistics with Cloud-Based Industrial IoT Platforms

NEW YORK and WÜRZBURG, Germany; Sept. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire SALT Solutions AG (“SALT Solutions”), a technology consultancy headquartered in Würzburg, Germany. The firm implements and maintains IT systems for production, operations and logistics at leading German automotive, manufacturing, consumer goods and chemicals companies. The acquisition will help Accenture build cloud-based industrial internet of things (IoT) platforms that speed up and optimize clients’ production and logistics and enable them to reduce quality and waste issues along the entire supply chain.
September 16, 2020

Accenture and SAP Help Indorama Ventures Accelerate Its Digital Transformation by Enhancing Operational Efficiency

BANGKOK; Sept. 13, 2020 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are helping Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) design, develop and deploy an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with SAP S/4HANA as part of the global chemical producer’s digital transformation.
September 13, 2020

Accenture Launches Black Founders Development Program to Support Black Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK and SILICON VALLEY; Sept. 10, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Black Founders Development Program, a new initiative that will invest in and support Black technology startup founders and entrepreneurs. Led by Accenture Ventures, the program will seek to help Black business owners and leaders advance and grow their technology businesses through greater, more direct access to venture capital, corporate mentorship and strategic connections with Accenture business partners and clients.
September 10, 2020

Accenture Introduces Powerful New Version of myWizard Intelligent Automation Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a robust new generation of its intelligent automation platform Accenture myWizard®, to help organizations unleash the power of automation to improve business agility, customer experience and innovation. The new platform has already helped some of Accenture’s 9,000 myWizard engagements at 1,500 companies to improve user experiences by more than 50%, reduce IT operational costs by up to 60% and get new products and services to market up to eight times more quickly1.
September 09, 2020

Accenture Federal Services Wins U.S. Air Force Contract to Build Cloud-Based Infrastructure for Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 9, 2020 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a contract to establish a new cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The contract is valued at up to $89.5 million, with a five-year performance period.
September 09, 2020

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Sept. 24, to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Results

NEW YORK; Sept. 8, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 24, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2020 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
September 08, 2020