Sandvik Signs 10-Year HR Outsourcing Agreement with Accenture

The Swedish engineering group Sandvik has signed a 10-year agreement to outsource portions of its human resources services to Accenture. The outsourcing contract is part of a wider initiative within Sandvik to better align its human resources with its business needs.
November 16, 2004

Learning Organizations Challenged to Prove Business Impact, Yet Few Do, Accenture Survey Finds

Only a small number of learning organizations are delivering measurable value in terms of productivity gains, revenue growth, net income growth and overall industry recognition, according to a report released today by Accenture.
November 15, 2004

Accenture to Provide Applications Management and Development Services to EMS

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement to provide EMS Pipeline Services (EMS), a leading pipeline operations and maintenance service provider, with applications management and software development services on an outsourced basis.
November 15, 2004

Accenture and SAP Launch Software Solution to Help Energy Companies Integrate Upstream Operational and Business Processes

Accenture and SAP AG have introduced a software solution designed to help energy companies more efficiently manage their upstream asset portfolios to improve operations.
November 11, 2004

Accenture and Deutsche Börse to Help Shanghai Stock Exchange Build 'New Generation' Trading System

Accenture and Deutsche Börse have been selected to help the Shanghai Stock Exchange build a new electronic trading system. Under the agreement, the Shanghai Stock Exchange, China's largest exchange, has licensed Deutsche Börse's Xetra trading system, which Accenture will adapt and implement for the Chinese market.
November 10, 2004

Accenture Gives $200,000 to "Room to Read" for Expansion of Education Program in Developing Countries

As part of the Accenture Corporate Citizenship investment program, Accenture(a) has announced a $200,000 grant by the Accenture Foundation to Room to Read, an organization that provides educational opportunities for under-privileged children in developing countries, specifically India, Nepal, Cambodia and Vietnam.
November 09, 2004

Accenture Establishes Guangzhou Office to Maximize Opportunities in South China

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the opening of an office in Guangzhou, expanding its presence in Southern China. The new office will enhance Accenture's ability to support multinationals and local enterprises in one of China's most economically dynamic regions.
November 08, 2004

Accenture Awarded Contract to Handle Publishing, Printing and Distribution for ETS

Educational Testing Service (ETS), the world’s largest private educational measurement organization, has selected Accenture to handle its end-to-end supply chain including the publishing, printing and distribution of tests and test-related materials in a five-year, $142 million contract.
October 28, 2004

Fireman’s Fund Selects Accenture to Help Transform Its Commercial and Personal Underwriting Operations

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected to implement its underwriting solution at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company's personal and commercial lines business units.
October 25, 2004

Job-Hopping Declines Among U.S. Middle Managers, Accenture Survey Finds

The number of middle managers looking for jobs has decreased since last year, according to the results of a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 19, 2004