Accenture to Acquire Leading Product Lifecycle Management Company - PCO Innovation - To Help Clients Take New Products to Market Faster and More Efficiently

MONTREAL; Oct. 31, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation – a leading international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) software technologies. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s ability to help clients organize, develop and manage new products and services throughout their lifecycle and bring them to market more quickly and efficiently.
 
October 31, 2013

Accenture Expands Product Lifecycle Management Expertise with Acquisition of PRION Group

STUTTGART; August 12, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced its intent to acquire PRION Group – a leading consulting and systems integrator that specializes in Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s PLM skills and enhance its ability to help clients deliver products to customers faster and more efficiently.
 
August 12, 2013

Shanghai International Port Group Turns to Accenture for New Technology Strategy

SHANGHAI; July 16, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG) to design an information technology (IT) strategy to support the expansion of SIPG. The work includes designing and building an information management platform that will use analytics to help SIPG improve the analysis of operations and support its decision-making processes.
 
July 16, 2013

Accenture Study: Innovation Efforts Falling Short Despite Increased Investment

NEW YORK; May 13, 2013 – Despite increased business investment in innovation, only 18 percent of executives believe their company’s innovation efforts deliver a competitive advantage, according to  a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) study that also revealed a risk averse approach to product and service development. 
 
May 13, 2013

Major Climate Threat to Global Supply Chains Identified by New Research from the Carbon Disclosure Project and Accenture

NEW YORK; January 22, 2013 -- Seventy percent of companies believe that climate change has the potential to significantly affect their revenue, a risk which is intensified by a chasm between the sustainable business practices of multinational corporations and their suppliers, according to research  published today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture (NYSE:ACN). 
January 22, 2013

Companies yet to realize significant emissions reductions across their supply chains despite opportunity for cost savings, finds Carbon Disclosure Project and Accenture

LONDON and NEW YORK; Feb. 1, 2012 – Despite improving their own carbon performance, multinational companies are not yet demonstrating significant emissions reductions in their supply chains, according to research published today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture (NYSE:ACN).  The report on 49* CDP member companies, including L’Oréal, Philips and Walmart, and more than 1,800 of their suppliers revealed that while 43% of responding companies have achieved year-on-year emissions reductions, only 28% of suppliers have done so.

February 01, 2012

Accenture Wins JDA Software Global Systems Integration Award

Accenture Wins JDA Software Global Systems Integration Award
NEW YORK; May 23, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named by JDA Software Group, Inc., as the winner of its 2011 Global Systems Integrator Customer Co-Innovation Award. The award recognizes companies that improve customers’ return on investment and drive innovation when implementing JDA solutions. The award was presented at the JDA FOCUS 2011 event in Orlando, Fla.
May 23, 2011

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona
BARCELONA; April 6, 2011 -Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of its global network of analytics innovation centers with the opening of a new center in Barcelona, Spain.  The Center is a global showcase for Accenture’s predictive analytics capabilities to clients who visit from around the world, with an initial focus on supply chain management.  The new facility is designed and equipped to address a wide range of issues that companies may be facing as they seek to glean deeper insights from data and improve decision-making processes, by providing them with quick and easy access to a range of sophisticated analytics solutions and resources, locally and globally.
April 06, 2011

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona
BARCELONA; April 6, 2011 -Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of its global network of analytics innovation centers with the opening of a new center in Barcelona, Spain.  The Center is a global showcase for Accenture’s predictive analytics capabilities to clients who visit from around the world, with an initial focus on supply chain management.  The new facility is designed and equipped to address a wide range of issues that companies may be facing as they seek to glean deeper insights from data and improve decision-making processes, by providing them with quick and easy access to a range of sophisticated analytics solutions and resources, locally and globally.
April 06, 2011

Accenture Awarded Five Year Outsourcing and Management Consulting Contract with CEVA LOGISTICS

Accenture Awarded Five Year Outsourcing and Management Consulting Contract with CEVA LOGISTICS
AMSTERDAM; March 29, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into a multi-year contract in which it will provide the Netherlands-based global logistics company CEVA with finance and accounting (F&A) business process outsourcing (BPO), and management consulting services. The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
March 29, 2011