UN Global Compact in partnership with Accenture and SAP, and with 3M as Patron Sponsor, launch SDG Ambition Guidance to accelerate business action to achieve the SDGs

UNITED NATIONS, New York, Sept. 22, 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact in partnership with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), and with 3M joining as Patron Sponsor, today launched SDG Ambition guides to support businesses in accelerating action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
September 22, 2020

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