Accenture and the World Economic Forum Decode the “Sustainability DNA” for Companies Seeking to Deliver Value and Impact for All Stakeholders

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2021 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the World Economic Forum uncovers the capabilities that C-Suite leaders need to build sustainable organizations that deliver lasting value and equitable impact for their people, customers and wider communities.
September 22, 2021

Accenture to Acquire HRC Retail Advisory to Expand Retail Strategy Capabilities

CHICAGO; July 27, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire HRC Retail Advisory, a retail-focused strategy consultancy with critical in-demand skills and solutions to help clients across the retail value chain — from customer-centric merchandising and omnichannel capabilities to the evolving store footprint and creating high-performance organizations. HRC Retail Advisory’s team of more than 30 people across North America will join Accenture’s Retail Strategy group, expanding its capabilities for helping clients leverage the power of technology to transform their businesses. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
July 27, 2021

Accenture Helps Climeworks Filter More CO2 from the Air and Inspire One Billion People to Be Climate Positive

ZURICH; July 1, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed a digital plant solution for Climeworks that supports the company in removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air more efficiently. The digital plant solution is part of a multi-service collaboration between Accenture and Climeworks and spans strategy, design, digital engineering, technology and cloud.
July 01, 2021

Accenture Named a Leader in Innovation Consulting Services in Analyst Report

NEW YORK; June 24, 2021 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Consulting Services, Q2 2021 report, receiving top scores possible in 20 out of the 25 criteria under consideration. The report from the independent research firm includes an analysis of the nine most significant providers of innovation consulting services and evaluates each according to Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.
June 24, 2021

Accenture Report Finds Consumer Values and Buying Motivations Have Fundamentally Changed, Shifting Away from Price and Quality

NEW YORK; June 23, 2021 – A majority of consumers — across demographics and geographies — are reimagining their values and basing purchasing decisions on factors beyond price and quality, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 23, 2021

Accenture Business Futures 2021 Report Identifies the Signals to Guide Companies Navigating Change in the Era of Compressed Transformation

NEW YORK; June 10, 2021 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that while 88% of companies finally have a clear picture of the challenges they face today, only 6% are completely confident in their current abilities to foresee and respond to future disruption. Business Futures 2021 aims to help leaders make sense of a new reality by identifying the Signals of business change that are reshaping organizations globally and will be critically important for leaders to understand in order to drive success today and beyond.
June 10, 2021

A ‘Work Anywhere’ Workplace is What Employees Actually Want Today, According to New Report by Accenture

NEW YORK; May 25, 2021 – As organizations around the world make plans for their people to return to the workplace, the latest research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) finds that 83% of people say a hybrid work model is optimal ─ where individuals have the ability to work remotely between 25% and 75% of the time.
May 25, 2021

Accenture Acquires Strategic Management Consultancy Homburg & Partner to Expand Capabilities in Commercial Strategy, Sales and Pricing

MANNHEIM, GERMANY; May 18, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Homburg & Partner, a strategic management consulting firm with deep specialization in commercial strategy, sales, and pricing. Homburg & Partner’s team of 73 professionals have joined Accenture’s Customer, Sales & Service team. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
May 18, 2021

Accenture and Shiseido Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Shiseido’s Digital Transformation

TOKYO; May 10, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Shiseido are establishing a joint venture to accelerate Shiseido's digital transformation as part of the strategic partnership the two companies announced on Feb. 9.
May 10, 2021

Accenture Acquires Strategy Activation Consultancy Root Inc. to Accelerate Organizational Culture and Transformational Change Using Creative and Experiential Approaches

NEW YORK CITY; April 23, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Root Inc., a consultancy with 30 years of experience helping Global 2000 organizations activate strategies and transform cultures using creative and visual methods to accelerate employee engagement and change effectiveness. Root joins Accenture’s Talent & Organization / Human Potential team, strengthening its organizational change management capabilities with multiple new experiential and digital assets designed to engage people intellectually and emotionally and do so rapidly and at scale. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 23, 2021