Many Businesses Still Fail to Report Financial Value from Strong Environmental Performance, According to New Research from Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management

NEW YORK; Sept. 13, 2017 – Four in 10 telecommunications and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), CDP and Hermes Investment Management. The largest emitters in the global economy – responsible for 50 percent of carbon emissions reported to CDP – account for a cumulative $447bn opportunity from climate change. Yet 42 percent of these companies have not yet quantified the potential value. 

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Sept. 28, to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results

NEW YORK; Sept. 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 28, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.

Accenture Debuts New Service for Asset Management Firms to Help Drive Profitability and Competitiveness

LONDON; Sept. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has launched a new business analytics service for investment management institutions to help them benchmark, analyze and improve the performance of their business processes and technology. 

U.K. Home Office Selects Consortium of Accenture and Certus Solutions to Transform Back-Office Services

LONDON; Sept. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Certus Solutions have been selected by the United Kingdom Home Office to deliver a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system designed to transform the way the Home Office delivers back-office services across finance, procurement, human resources (HR), customer service and payroll-related functions. The two-year contract, valued at approximately £20 million, was awarded after a competitive tendering process and under the U.K. government’s G-Cloud (G8) supplier framework.

Shanghai International Port Group Selects Accenture to Help Develop Its New Information Management Platform, Underpinned by Huawei Private Cloud

SHANGHAI; Sept. 10, 2017 – Accenture and Huawei announced today a latest achievement in port information field: Accenture will help Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG) to establish a consolidated information management platform that will run on Huawei FusionCloud solution, with some of the work to be undertaken as part of the existing Huawei-Accenture Strategic Agreement.  
 

Accenture Ranks in Winners Circle for HfS Emerging Market Guide for IBM Watson Services

NEW YORK; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the inaugural HfS Market Guide for IBM Watson Services, reflecting its leadership in innovation and excellence in execution with Watson. 

Lack of Awareness Limiting Use of Patient Services, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 7, 2017 –  New research from Accenture finds healthcare professionals’ lack of awareness is limiting the usage of patient services (such as adherence programs and remote monitoring) offered by pharmaceutical companies. This is a critical disconnect as patients and pharmaceutical companies primarily rely on healthcare professionals to provide information to their patients on support services. 

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle of HfS Research’s 2017 Energy Operations Blueprint

LONDON; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “As-a-Service Winner’s Circle” as the leader in both execution and innovation of the HfS Research 2017 Energy Operations Blueprint. Accenture’s position among the 13 energy operations service providers was based on the strongest performance across a number of facets in the innovation and execution categories.

Accenture Named a Leader in Business Intelligence (BI) Platform Implementation Service Providers Report by Independent Research Firm

SINGAPORE; Sept. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the new report: The Forrester Wave™: BI Platform Implementation Service Providers in Asia-Pacific, Q3 2017. Accenture received the highest score in both the ‘strategy’ and ‘current offering’ categories in the report, which evaluated the 11 most significant service providers in Asia Pacific. 

Accenture Acquires Leading Design & Innovation Firm, MATTER

NEW YORK; Sept. 6, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MATTER, a design and innovation firm focused on designing products and experiences for the connected world. The acquisition strengthens Accenture Interactive’s design and innovation unit, Fjord, by adding physical product design to its service design and digital product creation. Based in San Francisco, MATTER specializes in producing innovative consumer products through collaboration and agile prototyping delivered through a human-centered approach.