Johnson Controls and Accenture Join Forces on New AI-enabled OpenBlue Innovation Centers

NEW YORK and MILWAUKEE, June 23, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, are collaborating to deliver and operate two new OpenBlue Innovation Centers. The centers will drive Johnson Controls’ rollout of building control system products and services using technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), digital twins, internet of things (IoT), 5G and the cloud. The goal is to accelerate advanced automation in building operations to achieve greater sustainability, safety, security and user experiences.
June 23, 2022

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Greenfish

BRUSSELS; June 2, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Greenfish, an independent engineering and advisory company specializing in sustainability consultancy services. Accenture had announced its intent to acquire Greenfish on April 20, 2022. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
June 02, 2022

Accenture Strengthens Sustainability Capabilities with Acquisition of akzente

MUNICH, Germany; May 2, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired akzente, a recognized sustainability consultancy. akzente helps companies across a broad range of industries including automotive, financial services, energy and consumer goods build sustainability into the core of their businesses and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
May 02, 2022

5G-Enabled Technologies Could Solve for One-Fifth of U.S. Climate Change Target by 2025, New Study Finds

WASHINGTON, D.C.; Jan. 26, 2022 – 5G connectivity will play a significant role in enabling the U.S. to meet the Biden Administration’s climate change goals, with 5G-enabled use cases projected to make up to a 20% contribution toward the country’s carbon emission reduction targets by 2025, according to a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study commissioned by CTIA, the wireless industry association.
January 26, 2022

Companies Have Unprecedented Opportunity to Transform How They Manage, Measure and Report the Impact and Value of Their ESG Priorities, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 20, 2022 – The urgent need for global reporting standards on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance that emerged at COP26 through the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) is ushering in a new era of measuring the performance of organizations and redefining what success means for companies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). According to the report, while the CEO is at the helm of this seismic shift, CFOs and other senior leaders must also raise the bar on measuring and driving better performance that delivers value and impact for all stakeholders.
January 20, 2022

Accenture and Envision Partner to Help Clients Accelerate Transition to Net-Zero

GLASGOW; Nov. 11, 2021 – At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and global green-tech leader Envision Group announced a sustainability strategic partnership to help clients move toward net-zero.
November 11, 2021

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