Only 10% of Companies Have the Customer-Centric Supply Chains Required for Resilience, According to New Accenture Report

NEW YORK; June 24, 2020 – Just 10% of companies were on the right path to building customer-centric supply chains that are resilient and enable growth prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While supply chains have traditionally been a driver of efficiencies and scale, the report discusses how their role in recent years has evolved beyond mere efficiency and toward lasting growth.
June 24, 2020

Accenture Acquires Leading Organization Design Consultancy Kates Kesler to Help Clients Design, Activate and Scale Change

NEW YORK; May 6, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kates Kesler, an organization design consultancy headquartered in New York City that helps many of the world’s largest companies execute their growth strategies. Kates Kesler joins Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice, adding new methodologies and organizational design solutions that will expand existing C-suite offerings  including: People Experience, Organization, Leadership & Culture, Work & Workforce, Digital Core, Business & Change Agility, Intelligent Operating Model and Living Systems.
May 06, 2020

Stakeholder-Centric Leadership Linked to Stronger Financial Performance, According to Study from the World Economic Forum and Accenture

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 20, 2020 – A new research study from the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified five elements at the heart of a new model of responsible leadership for an era of stakeholder capitalism — one that focuses on strong organizational performance in concert with positive social and environmental impact.
January 20, 2020

Companies That Govern Innovation Extensively Achieve Twice the Revenue Growth of Those That Don’t, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2020 – Fewer than one in eight companies govern innovation extensively, and those that do have achieved twice the revenue growth of the vast majority of companies that govern innovation in a more haphazard way, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 14, 2020

Community College Students Can Help Offset the Nation’s Tech Talent Shortage, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 31, 2019 – Community college students — with support from employers — are a key source of talent to help solve the country’s skilled tech talent shortage, according to results of a survey “Apprenticeships: From Community College to Promising Tech Career,” released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 31, 2019

Business Contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Not on Track, United Nations Global Compact and Accenture Study Finds

UNITED NATIONS, New York, Sept. 24, 2019 – CEOs say business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not on track, according to the world’s largest study on corporate sustainability from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 24, 2019

Accenture to Acquire Analytics8, Australian Analytics and Data Specialists

SYDNEY; Aug. 15, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specialises in data management, reporting and visualisation, data science and analytics services.
August 14, 2019

In the Face of Persistent Industry Disruption, Companies Can No Longer Play It Safe, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; June 26, 2019 – Nearly three-quarters (72%) of industry sectors experienced an increase in disruption over the past eight years, leaving US$41 trillion in enterprise value (market capitalization + net debt) exposed to disruption today, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
June 26, 2019

Cultural Transformation Crucial to Helping Organizations on a Journey to a Zero-Based Mindset, According to New Book from Accenture

NEW YORK: June 12, 2019 – With sustainable growth increasingly difficult to achieve and cost-cutting efforts not enough to spur it, organizations need a new approach to meet their business goals. A new book from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) highlights how instilling a “zero-based mindset” (ZBx) can help companies release funds that can drive innovation, growth and competitiveness.
June 12, 2019

C-Suite Must Engage an Emerging Powerful Group of Stakeholders with a New Approach to Leadership, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; June 5, 2019 – An emerging supergroup of employees and consumers is adding intense pressure to already challenged C-suite leaders who are navigating tough economic, technological and geo-political environments — further threatening company growth, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study finds. With nearly three-quarters of these powerful stakeholders believing they have the potential to destroy company value in the long term, the C-suite understands the need to respond.
June 05, 2019