Accenture Acquires Leadership Firm YSC Consulting to Enhance C-Suite and Board Transformations

LONDON; Aug. 9, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired YSC Consulting, a CEO advisory and leadership consultancy that helps organizations align leadership strategies with their business goals to achieve transformational change. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s capabilities to advise the CEO, C-Suite, and Board with solutions to boost performance and build leadership teams for the future. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 09, 2022

Most Companies Struggling to be Relevant to Their Customers, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; July 26, 2022 – The vast majority (88%) of executives1 believe that customers and employees are changing faster than they can change their businesses, which is leading to a crisis of relevance, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
July 26, 2022

Accenture Invests in pulsESG™ to Advance ESG and Sustainability Measurement, Decision Making and Reporting for Companies

NEW YORK; July 25, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in pulsESG, Inc., a public benefit corporation dedicated to empowering purpose-driven enterprises to manage and improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) footprint. Backed by $10 million in earlier seed funding from other leading impact-driven investors, pulsESG is the latest company to join Accenture Ventures’ Project Spotlight, an engagement and early investment program that connects emerging technology software startups with the Global 2000 to fill strategic innovation gaps.
July 25, 2022

Accenture to Acquire Eclipse Automation to Help Clients Build Factories of the Future

NEW YORK and TORONTO; July 21, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Eclipse Automation, a provider of customized manufacturing automation and robotics solutions headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. The acquisition will allow Accenture to offer automated production lines that leverage the cloud, data and artificial intelligence (AI), making factories and plants smarter and thus, more productive, sustainable and safe. Financial terms were not disclosed. 
July 21, 2022

C-Suite Leaders Taking Entirely New Approach to Costs, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; July 13, 2022 – More than three-quarters of companies (76%) cut costs to survive during the pandemic; now 90% of C-suite executives say they must take a whole new approach to costs in order to transform their businesses to respond to ongoing disruption while also uncovering new growth and value, according to a new report from Accenture.
July 13, 2022

Accenture Named No. 1 in Source Global Research’s Latest Global Thought Leadership Ranking

LONDON; June 6, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today it was ranked number one by professional services industry data provider Source Global Research for quality of thought leadership among leading consultancy and technology firms around the globe for the second half of 2021.
June 06, 2022

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Greenfish

BRUSSELS; June 2, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Greenfish, an independent engineering and advisory company specializing in sustainability consultancy services. Accenture had announced its intent to acquire Greenfish on April 20, 2022. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
June 02, 2022

Supply Chain Disruptions Could Cost European Economies Up to €920 Billion in GDP by 2023, According to Accenture Report

DAVOS, Switzerland; May 22, 2022 – Supply chain challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could result in a potential €920 billion cumulative loss to gross domestic product (GDP) across the Eurozone by 2023, according to a report released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The potential loss equates to 7.7% of the Eurozone GDP in 2023.
May 22, 2022

The New Face of Compliance is Adaptable, Data Rich and Tech-Driven, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 19, 2022 – A growing global regulatory focus on consumer privacy and data protection, along with new sustainability measurement and reporting laws is furthering the importance of compliance in supporting operational and environmental resilience. Such a shift is reconfirming the vital role of the Chief Compliance Officer, according to Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) latest global Compliance Risk Study released today.
May 19, 2022

Nine Out of Ten Healthcare Executives Say That Health Equity Initiatives are a Top Business Priority, According to Accenture and HIMSS Insights

NEW YORK; March 15, 2022 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and HIMSS Market Insights reveals that 93% of U.S. healthcare executives believe that health equity initiatives are important and 89% agree that such initiatives are part of their core business strategy. However, only slightly more than a third (36%) have a specific budget dedicated to advancing their health equity agendas. 
March 15, 2022