The Digital Dollar Project Names 22 New Advisory Group Members

WASHINGTON; March 26, 2020 – The Digital Dollar Project today announced its first advisory group members, who will help guide the framework for practical steps that could be taken to establish a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
March 26, 2020

Former CFTC Chair Launches The Digital Dollar Project

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2020 – J. Christopher (“Chris”) Giancarlo, former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), along with Charles Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, have partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to create the Digital Dollar Project (the “Project”) to advance exploration of a United States Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
January 16, 2020

Accenture Invests in and Forms Strategic Alliance with TradeIX to Help Digitize Global Trade

NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has invested in and formed a strategic alliance with TradeIX, a Dublin-based company whose open platform uses distributed ledger technology to facilitate the flow of goods, services, transactions and information within a secure environment for global trade. Terms of the equity investment were not disclosed.
December 17, 2019

Accenture and SAP® Build Prototype that Uses Distributed Ledger Technology to Enable More Efficient, Secure and Reliable Payments Between Banks and Customers

NEW YORK; Oct. 24, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and R3 are collaborating and co-innovating to build a real-time gross settlement system that will enable faster, more efficient, reliable and secure payments between banks and customers.
October 24, 2019

DTCC and Accenture Unveil Governance Operating Model to Manage Risks and Promote Safety Across Distributed Ledger Technology Landscape

New York; London; Hong Kong; Singapore; Sydney; Sept. 4, 2019 ‒ The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, today published a white paper, Governing DLT Networks, introducing a DLT governance operating model to manage risks and consequences of an evolving DLT landscape, to ensure the safety and soundness of the network for the benefit of all participants and to better enable DLT to reach its full potential.
September 04, 2019

Accenture and Generali Employee Benefits Apply Blockchain Technology, Aiming to Transform the Reinsurance Process for Captive Services

MILAN; April 16, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) have debuted a first-of-its-kind blockchain solution for the employee benefits (EB) industry that allows participants in the reinsurance process for captive or pooling services to access the same data and reduces processing errors through smart contracts and automated reconciliation.
April 16, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, Everledger, and Mercy Corps to Increase the Sustainability and Fairness of Global Supply Chains

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today introduced a circular supply chain capability that leverages digital identity, payments and blockchain to directly reward sustainable practices of small-scale growers and suppliers. To build upon this capability, Accenture is working with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, Everledger and Mercy Corps to explore solutions that empower consumers, enable transparency and promote financial inclusion for small-scale producers.
February 25, 2019

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Blockchain Services

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Blockchain Services, topping its “vision and capability” scale that is a measure of Accenture’s ability to deliver blockchain solutions successfully. The report commended Accenture for investing ahead of the blockchain curve, showcasing thought leadership on new business and revenue models, and developing in-house blockchain platforms.
January 14, 2019

Accenture Enables Interoperability Between Major Blockchain Platforms

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed and tested two technology solutions that enable two or more blockchain enabled ecosystems to integrate, solving a critical challenge for broad adoption of blockchain technology.
October 22, 2018

Accenture and Zurich Benelux Apply Blockchain Technology to Help Streamline Customer Experience and Improve Transparency

BRUSSELS; Oct. 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Zurich Benelux have debuted a first-of-its-kind blockchain-based solution that helps the insurer’s customers in Benelux manage surety bonds.
October 16, 2018