Accenture Completes Acquisition of Pollux

NEW YORK and JOINVILLE, Brazil; April 8, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Pollux, a provider of industrial robotics and automation solutions, headquartered in Joinville, Brazil. Terms of the transaction, which Accenture announced on March 1, were not disclosed.
April 08, 2021

Accenture Names 2021 Outside Counsel Diversity Award Winners

NEW YORK; April 8, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named four law firms – Arthur Cox, Covington & Burling, Crowell & Moring and Mason Hayes & Curran LLP — as the winners of its first-ever 2021 Outside Counsel Diversity Awards. While Accenture has recognized the general outstanding contributions of outside counsel firms for the past few years, the awards now honor the company’s legal service providers for their exceptional efforts in 2020 to create a culture of equality in their workplaces and communities.
April 08, 2021

Accenture Acquires Core Compete, Expands Capabilities and Talent in AI-powered Supply Chain, Cloud and Data Science

NEW YORK CITY; April 7, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Core Compete, a cloud analytics services firm headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, with additional offices in the UK and India. Core Compete enables digital transformations with cloud-native solutions that deliver artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning-infused business outcomes, to serve a diverse client base across the US and UK, with particular focus on supply chain, retail and financial services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 07, 2021

10 Tech Companies Selected for 11th Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York, run by Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; April 7, 2021 – Ten emerging technology companies have been selected to participate in the 2021 FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage enterprise tech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives.
April 07, 2021

Accenture and SAP Co-Develop Intelligent Asset Management Solutions to Maximize Equipment Performance and Output

NEW YORK; April 7, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) on a unique joint initiative to design, develop and deliver new cloud-based capabilities that strengthen existing SAP® Intelligent Asset Management solutions. Accenture is bringing its industry-specific assets and knowledge to extend asset management solution functionality, helping companies in industries such as energy, life sciences and natural resources improve performance by shifting maintenance strategies from reactive to proactive. This will help enable companies to improve operational safety, minimize environmental impact and reduce maintenance costs.
April 07, 2021

Middle Eastern Companies That Take a Strategic Approach to Innovation Achieve Higher Profitability and Productivity, According to New Accenture Report

ABU DHABI; April 5, 2021 – Middle Eastern companies registered a significant surge in their innovation strategy scores on Accenture’s Innovation Maturity Index, as businesses reviewed their strategies due to COVID-19. However, the new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that despite the pandemic opening doors to embrace new ways of working and doing business, there was only a marginal uptake in companies reimagining themselves, reflected by a 1% increase in the overall index score. This signifies the regional dichotomy between a culture that sets companies up to innovate new ways of working enabled by technology and traditional ways of doing business, which often requires a physical presence.
April 05, 2021