November 11, 2015

Banks Have a $380 Billion Market Opportunity in Financial Inclusion, Accenture and CARE International UK Study Find

LONDON; Nov. 11, 2015 – Banks can address an additional US$380 billion market in annual revenues by targeting micro-enterprises and bringing unbanked and underbanked adults into the formal financial system, according to a new report produced jointly by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), through Accenture Development Partnerships, and CARE International UK, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. 
November 10, 2015

Mutual Benefit Group Completes Deployment of Accenture Duck Creek Software, Transitioning All Lines of Business to Modern Claims Platform

NEW YORK; Nov. 10, 2015 – Mutual Benefit Group completed the deployment of Accenture Duck Creek claims software from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), moving a total of 13 lines of business to a comprehensive system that already supports the insurance provider’s personal and commercial auto lines. The modern claims platform will streamline operations and reduce costs associated with maintaining dual systems, as well as improve response time to customer inquiries throughout the claims process.  
November 03, 2015

Fintech Investment in Asia-Pacific set to at least quadruple in 2015, According to Report by Accenture

HONG KONG; Nov. 3, 2015 – Investments in financial technology (fintech) across Asia-Pacific skyrocketed in 2015 – from about $880 million in all of 2014 to nearly $3.5 billion in just the first nine months of 2015, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 29, 2015

New Breed of Banks Sweeps Efma and Accenture 2015 Global Banking Innovation Awards

AMSTERDAM; Oct. 29, 2015 – Efma, an association of 3,300 retail financial services companies in more than 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced the winners of their third annual Global Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards for financial services. The program, jointly launched by Efma and Accenture, recognizes financial services firms for the most-innovative projects and initiatives in distribution and marketing.
October 28, 2015

Bank Boardrooms Lack Technology Experience, Accenture Global Research Finds

LONDON; Oct. 28, 2015 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found a drastic lack of technology experience in the boardrooms of the world’s largest banks.  
October 21, 2015

Accenture, Partnership Fund for NYC and Leading Banks Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2016

NEW YORK; Oct. 21, 2015 – Applications are now being accepted for New York’s sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology (fintech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top bank and venture capital executives.  Applications are available at and are due by Dec. 3.
October 20, 2015

Despite Growing Awareness of Mobile Payments, Less Than Twenty Percent of Consumers Use Them Regularly, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 20, 2015 – Though mobile-payments awareness in North America has reached a tipping point – with more than half of consumers aware that they can make payments through their mobile phones – fewer than one in five North Americans (18 percent) use their mobile phones to make at least one payment a week, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 15, 2015

BBVA Compass Deploys Mortgage Origination Software Suite from Accenture to Help Streamline Operations, Enhance Borrower Experience

NEW YORK; Oct. 15, 2015 – BBVA Compass has deployed an end-to-end mortgage software suite from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to streamline the bank’s real estate lending operations and enable its clients with digital tools to apply for and track loans.
October 15, 2015

Accenture Selected for Organizational Design and Process Modernization Consulting Services for French Public Pension Fund

PARIS; Oct. 15, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected following a competitive procurement process by ERAFP (Etablissement de Retraite Additionnelle de la Fonction Publique), a public pension fund for French civil servants, to provide management consulting services to support the organization’s development and growth objectives.
October 13, 2015

UniGroup Selects Accenture Duck Creek Software to Manage its Global Transportation and Logistics Claims Operations

NEW YORK; Oct. 13, 2015 – UniGroup, a provider of global relocation and specialized logistics solutions for residential and corporate customers, has selected Accenture Duck Creek software from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to manage its core claims operations. The new software will enable its customers, agents and employees to submit, process and administer cargo loss claims from first notice of loss to resolution via an online system. Once implemented, the software will help UniGroup improve efficiencies and reduce claim-handling cycle time with streamlined and automated processes.