Accenture and the World Economic Forum Decode the “Sustainability DNA” for Companies Seeking to Deliver Value and Impact for All Stakeholders

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2021 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the World Economic Forum uncovers the capabilities that C-Suite leaders need to build sustainable organizations that deliver lasting value and equitable impact for their people, customers and wider communities.
September 22, 2021

Two-Thirds of Consumers are “Sustainability-Minded Drivers,” Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2021 – Nearly two-thirds of consumers are “sustainability-minded drivers,” rating themselves as very or extremely environmentally concerned, which will require automakers to evolve their offerings to meet increased demand for automotive sustainability, according to a report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 22, 2021

The Circular Economy Can Help Reduce Vehicle Lifetime Emissions by up to 75% by 2030, according to Accenture and the World Economic Forum

NEW YORK; Mar. 15, 2021 – The adoption of circular economy practices combined with accelerated electrification in the automotive industry has the potential to reduce carbon emissions by up to 75% and non-circular resource consumption by up to 80% per mile by 2030, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the World Economic Forum, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
March 15, 2021

European Companies That Accelerate Both Digital and Sustainability Transitions Will Recover Faster from the COVID-19 Crisis, Finds Research from Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 25, 2021 – European companies that accelerate both their digital and sustainability transitions are likely to recover faster and emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 25, 2021

CEOs and Consumers Disconnected on Sustainable Products and Services, Says Accenture, Havas Media report

LONDON; July 15, 2014 — Only a third of consumers regularly consider sustainability in their purchasing decisions, according to a global study by Accenture (ACN: NYSE) and Havas Media RE:PURPOSE, which reveals the reasons for the disconnect between business and consumer expectations of sustainable products and services. 
July 15, 2014

Sustainability is Key to Business Success, Say Indian CEOs

NEW DELHI, India; Feb. 14, 2014 – Two thirds of CEOs of Indian companies say that sustainability is very important to the future success of their business, but less than half (44 percent) think business is making sufficient efforts to address global sustainability challenges, according to a new report published today by Global Compact Network India (GCNI) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 14, 2014

Smart Grid Benefits Set To Exceed Industry Forecasts as Utilities Face Mounting Challenges from New Entrants, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 8, 2013 – More than two-thirds of utilities executives believe that the benefits of smart grids and smart meter deployments – which include improved customer service, reliability and outage response – will exceed original industry forecasts, according to a new global survey by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A large majority of executives surveyed (85 percent) also expect the industry’s competitive landscape to change in the next five years, with more new entrants in the areas of energy efficiency and demand response, data services and distributed power generation.
 
November 08, 2013

Global CEOs Remain Committed to Sustainability, But Report Frustrated Ambition and Call for Policies to Align Market Incentives with Sustainability

NEW YORK; September 20, 2013 –  More than two thirds of chief executives – 67 percent – believe that business is not doing enough to address global sustainability challenges, according to a survey by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Amid evidence that CEOs are strongly committed to embedding sustainability throughout their organizations, the vast majority now call for action to incentivize and reward sustainability leaders and unlock the full potential of the private sector.
 
September 20, 2013

Four Out of Five Chinese Cities Fail to Achieve Resource Efficient, Sustainable Growth, Finds Accenture and Chinese Academy of Sciences

DALIAN; Sept. 10, 2013 – Eighty percent of Chinese cities are failing to achieve a balance between economic growth, resource efficiency and sustainable development, according to a study by Accenture and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The joint research, covering 73 cities, also shows that China’s mid-sized cities are in the best position to achieve that balance in the future.
 
September 10, 2013

Accenture Builds Demand Response Billing System for Yokohama Smart City Project to Increase Energy Efficiency and Reduce Peak Demand

TOKYO; August 1, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the completion and deployment of a demand response customer billing system for the Yokohama Smart City Project (YSCP), the largest smart city pilot in Japan.  
 
August 01, 2013