June 22, 2010

Chief Executives Believe Overwhelmingly That Sustainability Has Become Critical to their Success, And Could Be Fully Embedded Into Core Business Within Ten Years

Chief Executives Believe Overwhelmingly That Sustainability Has Become Critical to their Success, And Could Be Fully Embedded Into Core Business Within Ten Years
NEW YORK; June 22, 2010 – In spite of the recent economic downturn, an overwhelming majority of corporate CEOs – 93 percent – say that sustainability will be critical to the future success of their companies. Furthermore, CEOs believe that, within a decade, a tipping point could be reached that fully meshes sustainability with core business – its capabilities, processes and systems, and throughout global supply chains and subsidiaries.
April 16, 2010

Accenture Gathers Energy and Utility Leaders to Debate New Energy Challenges

Accenture Gathers Energy and Utility Leaders to Debate New Energy Challenges
NEW YORK; April 16, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will gather leaders of some of the world’s leading utility and energy companies in Washington D.C. from April 18 - 20, 2010 to debate the challenges impacting the sector in the light of climate change, stimulus funding and changing consumer demands.  The International Utility and Energy Conference (IUEC) will bring together pioneers in smart grids, energy policy and alternative fuel technologies.
November 10, 2009

Low Carbon Fuels Could Disrupt Oil Market Within Five Years, Accenture Report Finds

Low Carbon Fuels Could Disrupt Oil Market Within Five Years, Accenture Report Finds
NEW YORK; Nov. 10, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified the technologies that it predicts are most likely to transform the demand and supply of transport fuels and cut emissions within the next five years. In a report comparing advances in combustion engines, biofuels, electrification and other technologies, Accenture warns that their commercial viability will be delayed unless regulators more proactively support the transformation of science into applied technologies.