Socially Responsible Supply Chains Create Triple Advantage: Increased Revenue, Reduced Cost and Greater Brand Value, Finds Accenture and World Economic Forum

Geneva, Switzerland; March 24, 2015 – A new report from the World Economic Forum, written in collaboration with Accenture, identifies 31 proven practices to help companies achieve a “triple supply chain advantage” of increased revenue, a reduction in supply chain cost and added brand value. The practices also help companies shrink their carbon footprint and contribute to local development, including the health, welfare and working conditions of the communities in which they operate.
 
March 24, 2015

Accenture Ports Center of Excellence Launched to Help Terminal Operators Improve Processes, Management, Operations In a Volatile Economic Environment

HONG KONG; Jan. 6, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a Ports Center of Excellence in Hong Kong which is focused on providing terminal operators with process excellence and technology implementation for performance management, operations management and enterprise management.  
 
January 05, 2015

Accenture’s Digital PLM Services Recognized for Client Product and Service Innovation by CIMdata

NEW YORK; Nov. 11, 2014 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) application of new technology and processes to help clients with the complexities of product innovation and development has been recognized by industry analysts CIMdata for its ability to enable customers to improve business performance.
 

November 11, 2014

Technology an Underused Tool in Emerging Market Supply Chains, Finds New Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Sept. 10, 2014 – Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.   
 
September 10, 2014

Supply Chain Risk Management Now a Priority for Most Businesses but Only Elite Leaders Generate a Return on Their Investments in Excess of 100 Percent, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; June 24, 2014 – The majority of companies see supply chain risk management as important to their business, but only seven percent are generating returns of over 100 percent on their supply chain risk management investments, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) that revealed the distinct approaches followed by leaders in risk management.
 
June 24, 2014

Accenture Supply Chain and Inventory Management Transformation Project Improves Time-to-Shelf for Leroy Merlin’s Products in Russia

Moscow; May 20, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has successfully completed a large-scale supply chain and inventory management transformation project for the Russian operations of Leroy Merlin, the leading do-it-yourself (DIY) retailer in Europe.
 
May 20, 2014

Accenture Helps Efes Rus Improve Transportation Efficiency Through New Technology Solution

MOSCOW; Jan. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has successfully implemented a new transportation management system at Efes Rus that is helping one of Russia’s largest brewers to improve the effectiveness of its transportation network and more efficiently deliver its products into the hands of consumers.
 
January 21, 2014

Accenture Helps Efes Rus Improve Transportation Efficiency Through New Technology Solution

MOSCOW; Jan. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has successfully implemented a new transportation management system at Efes Rus that is helping one of Russia’s largest brewers to improve the effectiveness of its transportation network and more efficiently deliver its products into the hands of consumers.
 
January 21, 2014

Regulatory Uncertainty Stymies Corporate Investment in Supply Chain Sustainability, Finds CDP and Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 21, 2014 – Companies are increasingly recognizing climate risk in their supply chains, but investment in emissions reductions programs is going down, according to research published today by CDP and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Importantly, a clear link is established between stalling progress on emissions reductions within supply chains and the uncertain regulatory framework. 
 
January 21, 2014

Accenture Completes Acquisition of PCO Innovation

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of PCO Innovation – a leading independent international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) software technologies. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s deep industry capabilities and the full range of services it provides clients in the design, building and management of systems and processes essential to driving their large-scale PLM transformation programs.
 
December 18, 2013