Accenture Announces U.S. Innovation Challenge Winner

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 29, 2020 – A team of undergraduate students from the University of Virginia has won this year’s U.S. Accenture Innovation Challenge and will provide consulting support to the Waterkeeper Alliance, the largest and fastest-growing nonprofit solely dedicated to clean water. The winning team was selected following multiple rounds of competition involving 1,193 students from 63 undergraduate campuses and diversity partner programs across the United States.
July 29, 2020

Accenture Interactive Named A Leader Among Adobe Implementation Service Providers by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; July 28, 2020 – Accenture Interactive has been named a Leader in Forrester’s inaugural report on Adobe implementation service providers. The report, “The Forrester Wave™: Adobe Implementation Services, Q2 2020,” states that “Accenture is a good fit for companies, especially in the Americas and Europe, that need large-scale [Adobe] implementations coupled with experience-led transformation.” The report also notes that clients like Accenture Interactive’s “strategy leadership and ability to help them get more out of the Adobe stack.”
July 28, 2020

U.S. Banks Face Up to US$320 Billion in Credit Write-offs in 2020 Due to COVID-19, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; July 28, 2020 – As many countries across the globe shift from public-led stimulus to private-led debt to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the financial system, the burden to keep the economy running will largely fall to private lenders. U.S. banks will set aside up to $320 billion to cover potential credit losses in 2020 due to the financial strain of the pandemic, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 28, 2020

Accenture Awards Grant to Merivis, a Veterans Service Nonprofit, to Provide Salesforce Training to Military Veterans and Spouses

SAN ANTONIO, TX; July 28, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Accenture Federal Services (AFS), an Accenture subsidiary, have awarded Merivis, an Austin, Texas-based veterans service nonprofit a $100,000 grant, including pro bono technology support, to provide Salesforce training programs for high-demand technology skills to help U.S. military veterans make the challenging transition to the civilian workforce.
July 28, 2020

Enel Beyond the Cloud: More Than a Thousand Sites Connected by One of the World’s Largest Network Virtualization Projects

ROME; July 23, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Sirti have worked together with Enel Group on one of the largest corporate telecommunications network virtualization projects in the world, accelerating Enel's digital transformation. Designed and developed in Italy, the program has led to a reduction in operating costs, significantly increasing the agility of Enel's infrastructure. The network connects more than 1,000 sites on three continents and in over 10 countries (including Italy, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Russia, among others in North America).
July 23, 2020

Virtual Delivery Channels Could Expand Treatment to Approximately 53 Million Americans Suffering from Behavioral Health Issues, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 23, 2020 ‒ The use of virtual delivery channels could expand treatment to 53 million Americans suffering from behavioral health issues, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 23, 2020