Alarmed by Speed and Scale of Disruption, CEOs Embrace Sustainability to Build Long-Term Resilience, According to UN Global Compact and Accenture

NEW YORK; Jan. 12, 2023 – CEOs are facing an enormously challenging global context, with the vast majority (93%) experiencing 10 or more simultaneous challenges to their businesses and 87% warning that current levels of disruption will limit delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), finds the largest CEO study on sustainability ever conducted by the UN Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While CEOs are increasingly concerned about these headwinds, nearly all (98%) agree that sustainability is core to their role, a sentiment that has grown 15 percentage points over the last 10 years of the study.
January 12, 2023

Companies Can Improve Sustainability by Finding Carbon Emissions Hot Spots Across Their Supply Chains, Accenture Report Shows

NEW YORK; Dec. 8, 2022 – Companies need full visibility across their supplier base in order to make significant progress on net zero targets by 2050. However, that visibility is challenged by the fact that nearly two-thirds of upstream Scope 3[1] emissions in supply chains come from suppliers that companies don’t deal with directly, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 08, 2022

Oil and Gas Leaders Taking Holistic Approach to Reinvention by Balancing Energy Security and Sustainability, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 8, 2022 – As recent events, including threats to energy supply in Europe and uncertainty about commodity prices, have led the majority of oil and gas companies to increase their focus on energy security, the more progressive firms are accelerating reinvention plans with a holistic approach to balance energy supply with adopting low-carbon initiatives, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 08, 2022

Nearly All Companies Will Miss Net Zero Goals Without At Least Doubling Rate of Carbon Emissions Reductions by 2030, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 1, 2022 – While more than one-third (34%) of the world’s largest companies are now committed to Net Zero[1], nearly all (93%) will fail to achieve their goals if they don’t at least double the pace of emissions reduction by 2030, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 01, 2022

Accenture Collaborates with Toshiba to Drive Green Transformation Across the Enterprise

TOKYO; Sep. 26, 2022 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Toshiba (OTCMKTS: TOSYY) to provide consulting services to support green transformation (GX) efforts of the companies’ clients. The collaboration will target industries with high greenhouse gas emissions and other organizations with urgent needs to improve energy efficiency.
September 26, 2022

Accenture Acquires Leading Carbon Emissions and Climate Change Strategy Consultancy Carbon Intelligence

LONDON; Sept. 1, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Carbon Intelligence, a leading carbon and climate change strategy consultancy, adding more than 160 professionals to its rapidly growing group of data scientists, consultants and sustainability experts. Carbon Intelligence is focused on helping global businesses understand their overall carbon footprints, and ways to reduce them, using Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) strategies that lead to transformational rethinking of clients’ business models and value chains.
September 01, 2022

Kubota and Accenture Establish Joint Venture for a More Sustainable Society

OSAKA, TOKYO; Aug. 30, 2022 – Kubota Corporation and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have formed a new joint venture company, Kubota Data Ground, Inc., to accelerate the digital transformation (DX) of the Kubota group's business model and operating infrastructure. The new company will begin operations on September 1, 2022.
August 30, 2022

Accenture Named a Leader in Sustainability Enablement Technology Services by Everest Group

NEW YORK; Aug. 24, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in the inaugural “Sustainability Enablement Technology Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2022” report, by industry analyst firm Everest Group.
August 24, 2022

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