Accenture Interactive's Droga5 Expands Global Footprint with Opening of Office in Japan

NEW YORK; Tuesday, May 18, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of Droga5 — part of Accenture Interactive — with the opening of an office in Tokyo and plans to open offices in Brazil and China in the next 12 months.
May 18, 2021

Accenture Acquires Strategic Management Consultancy Homburg & Partner to Expand Capabilities in Commercial Strategy, Sales and Pricing

MANNHEIM, GERMANY; May 18, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Homburg & Partner, a strategic management consulting firm with deep specialization in commercial strategy, sales, and pricing. Homburg & Partner’s team of 73 professionals have joined Accenture’s Customer, Sales & Service team. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
May 18, 2021

Oil and Gas Companies Most Committed to Radical Reinvention Expect Twice the Revenue and Margin Growth of Those Least Committed, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 18, 2021 – The oil and gas companies most committed to reinventing themselves over the next three years as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic expect to grow their revenues and margins at twice the rate of companies least committed to reinvention, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that outlines best practices companies should adopt to thrive in the energy transition.
May 18, 2021

Accenture Launches Its Fifth Annual HealthTech Innovation Challenge for Emerging Innovators and Disruptors

NEW YORK; May 17, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened the application period for the fifth annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge, which seeks to support innovative solutions for improving the way people access, receive, manage and finance healthcare in North America.
May 17, 2021

Applications Open for Efma and Accenture’s Banking Innovation Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; MAY 17, 2021 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched the eighth annual Banking Innovation Awards. The global competition rewards the best new innovative ideas and practices currently transforming the banking industry. Banks can submit entries until September 24, at: innovationinbanking.efma.com. 
 
May 17, 2021

Asset Managers Remain in Early Stages of Adopting Disruptive Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 13, 2021 – While 95% of asset managers in North America believe that their technology, data and digital capabilities will be competitive differentiators by 2025, many remain in the early stages of adopting disruptive technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 13, 2021

Industrial Companies Slow to React to Rising Demand for Digital Sales, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 13, 2021 – Despite industrial customers’ increasing expectations for a digital purchasing experience, many industrial companies have been slow to deliver, with only about one in 14 of them (7%) planning to transform their digital sales capabilities within the next two years, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 13, 2021

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Linkbynet, A Leading French Cloud Services Provider

PARIS; May 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Linkbynet, a leading French cloud services provider specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud transformation and cloud security. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
May 11, 2021

More Citizens are Accessing Social Services and Want Proactive and Personalized Experiences, Accenture Report Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; May 11, 2021 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that many citizens have acquired significant new caregiving responsibilities at home during the pandemic, yet most are unaware of what social services are available to them.
May 11, 2021

Accenture and Shiseido Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Shiseido’s Digital Transformation

TOKYO; May 10, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Shiseido are establishing a joint venture to accelerate Shiseido's digital transformation as part of the strategic partnership the two companies announced on Feb. 9.
May 10, 2021