Young Entrepreneurs Demand Active Support from Government and Big Business to Sustain Their Leadership in Technology Innovation, Finds Accenture Report

MOSCOW; June 16, 2013 – Young entrepreneurs from the G20 countries see themselves as the most dynamic source of technology innovation and expect their businesses to achieve strong growth and job creation in the next two years, according to a report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA). However, these entrepreneurs demand more support from governments and larger businesses to help them sustain their contribution to economic growth.
 
June 16, 2013

Elm Selects Accenture to Provide Management Consulting Services to New Learning, Training & Development Unit in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; May 29, 2013 –  Elm, a leading provider of secure e-business, information technology, project support and government outsourcing services in Saudi Arabia, has selected Accenture (NYSE:ACN) to provide management consulting services to Elm Learning, Training & Development Solutions (Elm LTDs), a newly established business unit. Elm LTDs will provide learning, training and development solutions to Elm clients and strategic partners. 
May 28, 2013

Accenture Receives Highest Rating Given in Latest Gartner Reports for Business Intelligence and Information Management Services

NEW YORK; May 24, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was rated “Strong Positive”, the highest possible rating given, in Gartner’s latest “MarketScope for Business Intelligence and Information Management Services, North America”1 and “MarketScope for Business Intelligence and Information Management Services, Western Europe.”2
 
May 24, 2013

Chief Financial Officers Extend Strategic Influence and See Technology As Increasingly Important, Study from Accenture and Oracle Finds

NEW YORK; REDWOOD SHORES, CA – May 23, 2013 – The role of the CFO has gained strategic influence over the past three years, according to 71 percent of CFOs, and converging technologies such as big data, cloud computing, mobile and social media are increasingly important to their ability to deliver cost savings and growth, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Oracle.
 
May 23, 2013

Accenture Selected by Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Recruit Foreign Companies to Locate Their Asian Regional Headquarters in City’s Special Zone

TOKYO; May 20, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to recruit 10 or more foreign companies to establish their Asian regional headquarters or research and development (R&D) centers in Tokyo’s Special Zone for Asian Headquarters by March 2014. The TMG plans to recruit 500 foreign companies, with an initial target of establishing 50 regional headquarters, in the Special Zone by 2016.
 
May 20, 2013

Accenture Selected by Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Recruit Foreign Companies to Locate Their Asian Regional Headquarters in City’s Special Zone

TOKYO; May 20, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to recruit 10 or more foreign companies to establish their Asian regional headquarters or research and development (R&D) centers in Tokyo’s Special Zone for Asian Headquarters by March 2014. The TMG plans to recruit 500 foreign companies, with an initial target of establishing 50 regional headquarters, in the Special Zone by 2016.
 
May 20, 2013

Accenture Study Finds Europe Must Grow Its Manufacturing Sector to Maintain International Competitiveness

BRUSSELS; May 16, 2013 – The vast majority of Europe’s business leaders and senior decision makers say Europe must grow the size of its manufacturing sector if it is not to lose its competitiveness, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on behalf of BUSINESSEUROPE. The study, published in a report, Unlocking Industrial Opportunities, also reveals executives’ concern about Europe’s competitive weaknesses in technology innovation, high energy costs and skills.
 
May 15, 2013

Accenture Study Finds Europe Must Grow Its Manufacturing Sector to Maintain International Competitiveness

BRUSSELS; May 16, 2013 – The vast majority of Europe’s business leaders and senior decision makers say Europe must grow the size of its manufacturing sector if it is not to lose its competitiveness, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on behalf of BUSINESSEUROPE. The study, published in a report, Unlocking Industrial Opportunities, also reveals executives’ concern about Europe’s competitive weaknesses in technology innovation, high energy costs and skills.
 
May 15, 2013

Accenture Convenes Policy and Business Leaders to Debate the Challenge of Scaling Sustainability at Sustainability 24

LONDON; May 13, 2013 – As part of its program to help businesses and policy makers address the challenge of scaling investments in sustainability, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to host Sustainability 24, a free, interactive global online broadcast on May 15th that brings together some of the world’s leaders and experts in sustainability and resource efficiency.  
 
May 13, 2013

Accenture Study: Innovation Efforts Falling Short Despite Increased Investment

NEW YORK; May 13, 2013 – Despite increased business investment in innovation, only 18 percent of executives believe their company’s innovation efforts deliver a competitive advantage, according to  a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) study that also revealed a risk averse approach to product and service development. 
 
May 13, 2013