United Nations Global Compact launches ‘SDG Ambition’ impact initiative aiming to scale up business action at the national level

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 23, 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition — a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business.
January 23, 2020

Accenture Helps United Utilities Build and Deploy a Digital Workforce Management Solution, Based on Salesforce Platform

WARRINGTON, England; Jan. 23, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped United Utilities (LON: UU), the U.K.’s largest listed water company, build and deploy a new digital workforce management solution built on the Salesforce platform, enabling the company to improve the service it provides to its 7 million customers.
January 23, 2020

HFS Ranks Accenture the No. 1 Service Provider for Industry 4.0 and its most critical lever — the Internet of Things

NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) collected no. 1 rankings in two recent reports by industry analyst firm HFS Research. The first report covers services providers for Industry 4.0; the second assesses service providers for the Internet of Things (IoT).
January 22, 2020

Accenture and Qualcomm Technologies Collaborate with InterContinental Hotels Group to Pilot Extended Reality Solution to Transform Event Planning

NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. have collaborated with InterContinental Hotels Group to pilot a solution that uses augmented and virtual reality to reinvent the event planning experience.
January 22, 2020

New Research from Accenture and Qlik Shows the Data Skills Gap is Costing Organizations Billions in Lost Productivity

PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qlik, titled  “The Human Impact of Data Literacy” and conducted on behalf of The Data Literacy Project, found that while most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value with data.
January 22, 2020

Accenture Invests in and Forms Alliance Relationship with Ideoclick to Provide Expanded Amazon Marketplace Expertise to Consumer Brands

NEW YORK; Jan 21, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its e-commerce and marketplace services through an investment in Ideoclick, provider of the industry’s leading e-commerce optimization platform. The minority investment, made by Accenture Ventures, is part of a broader strategic alliance that enables Accenture Interactive and Ideoclick to extend their respective specialty services to clients and feed collaboration for sharing industry knowledge and best practices for continuous innovation. 
January 21, 2020