Rio Tinto Teams with Accenture to Move to Ground Breaking “As-a-Service” Model in the Cloud

LONDON & MELBOURNE; April 13, 2015 – Rio Tinto, a global diversified mining company, will move to a ground breaking information systems and technology (IS&T) delivery model, partnering with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to shape and deliver the transformation. The new model will migrate core enterprise IS&T systems to an “As-a-Service” solution based in the cloud. It also incorporates consumption based pricing to ensure costs are fully flexible and in line with business demand.
 
April 12, 2015

Accenture Recognised as Market Leader in Ovum Decision Matrix on Utilities IT-OT Integration

LONDON; Dec. 15, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a “market leader” in a new Ovum report titled, “Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an IT-OT integration partner, 2014-15,” which spans the global utilities industry.
 
December 15, 2014

Utilities Face Significant Revenue Losses from Growth of Solar, Storage and Energy Efficiency, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK and LONDON; Dec. 8, 2014 – Continued growth of distributed energy resources and energy efficiency measures could cause significant demand disruption and drive down utilities’ revenues by up to $48 billion a year in the United States and €61 billion a year in Europe by 2025, according to Accenture’s Digitally Enabled Grid research.
 
December 08, 2014

Statoil Selects Accenture to Provide Finance and Control Services

OSLO; Jan. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has been selected by Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE:STO) to provide finance and control services globally on an outsourced basis to help the company drive efficiencies and support its global organization.
 
January 21, 2014

Accenture Report Shows Lessons Learned In Water Management from U.S. Shale Gas Operations

London; December 10, 2012 – Countries and operators that are embarking on the global development of shale gas resources can benefit from the United States’ experience in water management from shale gas operations, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 10, 2012

Italian Companies Show Growing Commitment to Carbon Disclosure and Management But Few Set Long-Term Goals, Finds CDP and Accenture

MILAN; Nov. 14, 2012 – Italian companies have improved their level of carbon disclosure, according to a report published today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which reveals that nearly half of Italy’s largest companies are disclosing their carbon and emissions performance.
November 14, 2012

CF Industries selects Accenture to Implement Information System to drive Operational Excellence

CF Industries selects Accenture to Implement Information System to drive Operational Excellence

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will help CF Industries Holdings, a global leader in fertilizer manufacturing and distribution, to implement a management and information platform to increase operational excellence and information flow across CF Industries’ businesses.

June 14, 2011

Majority of Consumers Ready to Consider Buying Plug-in Electric Vehicles, But Challenge Utilities with their Car Charging Demands, Accenture Study Finds

Majority of Consumers Ready to Consider Buying Plug-in Electric Vehicles, But Challenge Utilities with their Car Charging Demands, Accenture Study Finds
LONDON; May 18, 2011 – The majority of consumers would consider buying a plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) for their next car purchase, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). But an accompanying report concludes that consumer preferences for charging PEVs could increase the cost and complexity of managing the electricity grid and charging infrastructure.
May 18, 2011

Accenture Life Safety Solution Deployed at Robinson, Illinois Refinery

Accenture Life Safety Solution Deployed at Robinson, Illinois Refinery
NEW YORK; April 4, 2011 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Marathon Petroleum Company LP (Marathon), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO), is deploying the wireless-based Accenture Life Safety Solution at its Robinson, Illinois refinery. The solution integrates Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with multi-gas detectors to allow companies to remotely monitor incidents in locations previously not suited for wireless networks.  
April 04, 2011

Electric Vehicle Rollouts Challenged by Cost of Charging Infrastructure and Grid Management, Accenture Report Finds

Electric Vehicle Rollouts Challenged by Cost of Charging Infrastructure and Grid Management, Accenture Report Finds
LONDON; Feb. 17, 2011 – The large scale roll out of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be hindered unless investors stimulate demand, lower the cost of public charging infrastructure and manage the impact on the grid, according to a report published by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 17, 2011