New Book “The Automation Advantage” Shows Organizations How to Achieve Full Value from Intelligent Automation

NEW YORK; Jan.11, 2022 – As organizations continue to execute compressed transformation strategies and increase their investments in automation technology, a new book authored by three top automation experts at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) provides an in-depth look at how intelligent automation has become one of the most powerful means of driving performance and value across organizations.
January 11, 2022

To Boost the Customer Experience, Automakers Must Enhance Collaboration with Dealers, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 6, 2022 – Automakers must strengthen their relationships with their dealers to improve customer experiences, boost sales and increase consumer loyalty, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 06, 2022

Shopping on Social Media Platforms Expected to Reach $1.2 Trillion Globally by 2025, New Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 4, 2022 – A new study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found that the $492 billion global social commerce industry is expected to grow three times as fast as traditional ecommerce to $1.2 trillion by 2025. Growth is predicted to be driven primarily by Gen Z and Millennial social media users, accounting for 62% of global social commerce spend by 2025. 
January 04, 2022

Businesses Must Rethink Growth Strategies as People Examine Relationships with Work, Technology, Brands and the Planet, Finds Accenture’s Annual Fjord Trends Report

NEW YORK; Dec. 14, 2021 – Nearly two years of disruption to the fabric of society has resulted in a collective shift in people’s relationships with work, consumerism, technology and the planet, pushing companies to design new ways of doing business, according to the annual Fjord Trends report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 14, 2021

New Report by Accenture, Banque de France, BIS Innovation Hub and the Swiss National Bank Outlines Novel Approach for Cross-Border Settlements

NEW YORK, PARIS and ZURICH; Dec. 8, 2021 – The Banque de France, the Swiss National Bank and the BIS Innovation Hub, together with a private sector consortium led by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have published a report that demonstrates a new approach for wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) in cross-border settlements.
December 08, 2021

5G Fixed Wireless Access Could Serve Nearly Half of U.S. Rural Households with High-Speed Broadband, New Study Finds

WASHINGTON, D.C.; Nov. 18, 2021 – 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) services could serve 8.4 million rural households — nearly half the rural homes in the U.S. — with a “future-proof”, rapidly deployable, and cost-effective high-speed broadband option, according to a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study commissioned by CTIA, the wireless industry association.
November 18, 2021

Banks Could Increase Annual Revenues by Nearly 4% by Embracing Innovative Business Models of Digital-Only Players, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 9, 2021 – By rethinking their business models and embracing the innovative strategies of digital-only banking and financial services new entrants, traditional banks could boost revenues by nearly 4% annually, resulting in more than half a trillion dollars in additional revenues by 2025, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 09, 2021

More than Half of Organizations Not Effectively Defending Against Cyber Attacks, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Nov. 3, 2021 – More than half (55%) of large companies are not effectively stopping cyberattacks, finding and fixing breaches quickly, or reducing the impact of breaches, according to a new research study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 03, 2021

CEOs Unequivocally Call for Bold Government Action and Consistent Climate Policy at COP26, According to Latest Sustainability Research from the UN Global Compact and Accenture

UNITED NATIONS, New York; Oct. 31, 2021 – In the largest sustainability study conducted to date by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), only 18% of CEOs said that governments and policymakers have given them the clarity needed to meet their sustainability and climate change targets. Released today ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, business leaders are also sounding the alarm on the early onset of climate-induced disruption and looking for government action — particularly in areas of clear carbon pricing, infrastructure investment and financial commitments to an equitable net-zero transition in the Global South — as the window to meet the 1.5°C target by 2030 has started to close.
October 31, 2021

Biopharma Can Reduce the Cost of Bringing A Treatment to Market by More Than US$1 Billion, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Oct. 26, 2021 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) identifies three steps biopharmaceutical organizations could take to reduce the average cost of discovering and developing a treatment by more than US$1 billion. Furthermore, it could potentially create additional future revenue opportunities of up to US$450 million per treatment.
October 26, 2021