Accenture, GitHub, Microsoft and ThoughtWorks Launch the Green Software Foundation with the Linux Foundation to Put Sustainability at the Core of Software Engineering

NEW YORK; May 25, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), GitHub, Microsoft and ThoughtWorks have founded and launched The Green Software Foundation, a nonprofit organization established with the Linux Foundation and the Joint Development Foundation Projects LLC, that aims to build a trusted ecosystem of people, standards, tooling and leading practices for building green software.
May 25, 2021

Digital Dollar Project to Launch Pilot Programs to Explore Designs and Uses of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency

WASHINGTON, D.C.; May 3, 2021 – The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) will launch at least five pilot programs over the next 12 months with interested stakeholders and DDP participants to measure the value of and inform the future design of a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC), or “digital dollar.”
May 03, 2021

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in African Fintech Startup Okra

NEW YORK; April 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made an investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Nigeria-based fintech company Okra, an open finance data infrastructure startup serving the rapidly expanding African financial services market.
April 21, 2021

Accenture and SAP Co-Develop Intelligent Asset Management Solutions to Maximize Equipment Performance and Output

NEW YORK; April 7, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) on a unique joint initiative to design, develop and deliver new cloud-based capabilities that strengthen existing SAP® Intelligent Asset Management solutions. Accenture is bringing its industry-specific assets and knowledge to extend asset management solution functionality, helping companies in industries such as energy, life sciences and natural resources improve performance by shifting maintenance strategies from reactive to proactive. This will help enable companies to improve operational safety, minimize environmental impact and reduce maintenance costs.
April 07, 2021

Accenture and Sumitomo Chemical Establish Joint Venture to Drive Digital Transformation

TOKYO; Apr. 1, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Sumitomo Chemical have established a joint venture SUMIKA DX ACCENT, which began operations today. The joint venture will leverage the power of artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics and other technologies to transform operations and create new businesses at Sumitomo Chemical Group. It is 80% owned by Sumitomo Chemical and 20% by Accenture.
 
April 01, 2021

Accenture and Global Ventures Establish Strategic Partnership to Further Drive Middle East Innovation

ABU DHABI; Mar. 31, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Global Ventures, a UAE-based venture capital firm, today announced a strategic partnership. The partnership reflects Accenture’s commitment to innovation in the region and its aim to provide its clients with an edge in their transition to a new normal in the future.
March 31, 2021

Tata Consumer Products Digitally Transforms Supply Chain with Blue Yonder and Accenture

NEW YORK, SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and KOLKATA, India; Mar. 24, 2021Tata Consumer Products Limited (TCPL) has created an autonomous and integrated supply chain with Blue Yonder, world leader in digital supply chain and omni-channel commerce fulfillment, and implemented by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Leveraging solutions in Blue Yonder’s LuminateTM Planning, the digital transformation of TCPL’s supply chain will improve end-to-end visibility across the value chain to meet growing consumer demands and enable purposeful growth.
March 24, 2021

Accenture and Ripjar Help Shell Transform Risk Screening by Applying Artificial Intelligence Across Its Global Supply Chain

LONDON, Mar. 22, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Ripjar, a leading UK-based data intelligence company, are collaborating with Royal Dutch Shell to further enhance risk screening within its global supply chain using artificial intelligence (AI).
March 22, 2021

Accenture Invests in Arabesque S-Ray to Expand Analytics Capabilities for Clients Seeking Growth from Sustainability

NEW YORK; March 17, 2021 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is bolstering its sustainability services and analytics capabilities with a strategic investment from Accenture Ventures in Arabesque S-Ray GmbH, a leading global provider of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data and insights.
March 17, 2021

Accenture and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Accelerate U.K.’s Transition to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

LONDON; Feb. 24, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft are teaming to help speed up the U.K.’s low-carbon transition. The companies, in conjunction with their joint venture, Avanade, will work together to help utility and energy companies transform the energy system and lower the cost of decarbonizing the supply and demand of electricity in the U.K., underpinned by open data, artificial intelligence (AI) and a digital workforce.
February 24, 2021