Carbon Disclosure Project and Accenture Release 2011 Canada 200 Report: Many Companies Now Integrate Climate Change into Strategy

 TORONTO and MONTREAL; October 12, 2011 – Many major Canadian corporations are integrating climate change into their business strategies even though there is no regulatory requirement to do so, according to new findings published today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture.

October 12, 2011

Majority of Consumers Would Buy Electricity, Energy-Efficiency Products and Related Services From Companies Other Than Energy Suppliers, Accenture Study Finds

Majority of Consumers Would Buy Electricity, Energy-Efficiency Products and Related Services From Companies Other Than Energy Suppliers, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; April 13, 2011 – A majority of consumers would consider buying electricity and energy efficiency solutions from companies other than traditional energy providers, according to research conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
April 13, 2011

Banking Sector Will Be Pivotal to Financing Europe’s €2.9 trillion Low Carbon Transition, Finds Accenture and Barclays Report

Banking Sector Will Be Pivotal to Financing Europe’s €2.9 trillion Low Carbon Transition, Finds Accenture and Barclays Report
LONDON; Feb. 2, 2011– The banking sector will be pivotal to Europe’s low carbon transition, and will finance and intermediate the vast majority of the €2.9 trillion capital required to implement low carbon infrastructure, according to a report published by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Barclays (LON: BARC). Banks will play an increasing role in the financing of the transition, primarily through intermediating institutional capital, but stable and long-term government incentives and policies will remain critical.
February 02, 2011

Accenture and ST Electronics Selected to Design and Implement Singapore’s Intelligent Energy System Pilot Project

Accenture and ST Electronics Selected to Design and Implement Singapore’s Intelligent Energy System Pilot Project
SINGAPORE; Oct. 27, 2010– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems) Pte Ltd, have been selected by Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) to design and implement Phase 1 of its Intelligent Energy System (IES) pilot project. The IES pilot project is an advanced metering infrastructure and smart grid pilot funded by the Government of Singapore and Singapore Power, a leading energy utility company in Asia Pacific. 
October 26, 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.
June 22, 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.
April 16, 2010

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.  
November 10, 2009