Hundreds of Governments, Businesses and Financial Institutions Commit to Major Action on Energy Efficiency at COP 21, Finds Accenture and SE4All

PARIS; Dec. 10, 2015 – Leading companies have pledged to enhance their energy efficiency with an estimated impact of 62,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) over the next five years, enough to power the city of Paris for nine months, according to a report by Sustainable Energy for All and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, many companies are facing challenges in turning commitments into effective strategies.  
December 10, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Risk Management Consulting Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Risk Management Consulting Services, Worldwide.1
December 02, 2015

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC), Expands Accenture Strategy Capabilities in Upstream Oil and Gas

HOUSTON; Nov. 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of SBC (Schlumberger Business Consulting), the management consulting unit of Schlumberger. The acquisition was first announced on August 17, 2015. 
November 02, 2015

Accenture Helps BUILD Develop Growth Strategies and Tools for Youth Entrepreneurship Program Expansion

ARLINGTON, Va.; August 26, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in a 2015 consulting engagement helped BUILD, a nonprofit organization, develop a framework to broaden its impact and scale nationally. BUILD is dedicated to proving the power of experiential learning through entrepreneurship in under-resourced communities. 
August 26, 2015

Accenture Identifies Gaps in Corporate Efforts to Achieve Business Resilience to Mitigate Cyber Risks

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 – As companies embark on new digital business strategies, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of C-suite executives report that their companies experience significant cyberattacks daily or weekly; however, only 25 percent of them said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey.
July 29, 2015

Majority of 2015 UK Graduates Feel Prepared for the Workforce, but 60 Percent of Recent Graduates in Work Are Underemployed, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; July 7, 2015 – The vast majority (77 percent) of 2015 UK university graduates say that their education has prepared them well for work, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). But their optimism contrasts with the experience of 2013 and 2014 graduates, 60 percent of whom consider themselves underemployed or working in a job that does not require a degree.
July 07, 2015

Information and Communications Technologies Can Fast-Track Solutions to Global Warming and Social Issues While Driving Economic Growth, Finds Study by GeSI and Accenture

BRUSSELS;  June 9, 2015 – Information and communications technologies (ICT)  could bring far-ranging levels of sustainable prosperity and opportunity to all corners of the world within the next 15 years, according to research published this week by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
June 09, 2015

Accenture Delivers International Prospectus for North West Business Leadership Team to Help Grow Science, Technology and Innovation

MANCHESTER, England; May 21, 2015 – An international prospectus, Discovery to Delivery, produced by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was launched today by The North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) to encourage investment in the region’s science, technology and innovation businesses.
 
May 21, 2015

Accenture Delivers International Prospectus for North West Business Leadership Team to Help Grow Science, Technology and Innovation

MANCHESTER, England; May 21, 2015 – An international prospectus, Discovery to Delivery, produced by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was launched today by The North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) to encourage investment in the region’s science, technology and innovation businesses.
 
May 21, 2015

Accenture to Acquire Javelin Group to Expand Accenture Strategy Capabilities in the Retail Industry

LONDON; May 18, 2015 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Javelin Group, a UK-based retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services provider.  The acquisition will expand the capabilities of Accenture Strategy to help the world’s leading retailers and consumer brands accelerate their digital transformation. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and completion of the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. 
May 18, 2015