Accenture and SAP Extend Partnership to Help Companies Accelerate Sustainability Transformation, Drive New Sources of Value, and Lead in the Circular Economy

NEW YORK and WALLDORF, Germany; April 26, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are expanding their decades-long partnership to help companies embed sustainability across the full spectrum of their business operations — from strategy to execution — to unlock new value throughout their enterprises and in their value and supply chains.
 
April 26, 2021

Accenture and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Accelerate U.K.’s Transition to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

LONDON; Feb. 24, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft are teaming to help speed up the U.K.’s low-carbon transition. The companies, in conjunction with their joint venture, Avanade, will work together to help utility and energy companies transform the energy system and lower the cost of decarbonizing the supply and demand of electricity in the U.K., underpinned by open data, artificial intelligence (AI) and a digital workforce.
February 24, 2021

More than Half of Consumers Would Pay More for Sustainable Products Designed to Be Reused or Recycled, Accenture Survey Finds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.; June 4, 2019 – More than half of consumers said they would pay more for sustainable products designed to be reused or recycled, according to results of a survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
June 04, 2019

Many Businesses Still Fail to Report Financial Value from Strong Environmental Performance, According to New Research from Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management

NEW YORK; Sept. 13, 2017 – Four in 10 telecommunications and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), CDP and Hermes Investment Management. The largest emitters in the global economy – responsible for 50 percent of carbon emissions reported to CDP – account for a cumulative $447bn opportunity from climate change. Yet 42 percent of these companies have not yet quantified the potential value. 
September 13, 2017

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 Builds Demand Response Billing System for Yokohama Smart City Project to Increase Energy Efficiency and Reduce Peak Demand

TOKYO; August 1, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the completion and deployment of a demand response customer billing system for the Yokohama Smart City Project (YSCP), the largest smart city pilot in Japan.  
 
August 01, 2013

Accenture Convenes Policy and Business Leaders to Debate the Challenge of Scaling Sustainability at Sustainability 24

LONDON; May 13, 2013 – As part of its program to help businesses and policy makers address the challenge of scaling investments in sustainability, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to host Sustainability 24, a free, interactive global online broadcast on May 15th that brings together some of the world’s leaders and experts in sustainability and resource efficiency.  
 
May 13, 2013

Major Climate Threat to Global Supply Chains Identified by New Research from the Carbon Disclosure Project and Accenture

NEW YORK; January 22, 2013 -- Seventy percent of companies believe that climate change has the potential to significantly affect their revenue, a risk which is intensified by a chasm between the sustainable business practices of multinational corporations and their suppliers, according to research  published today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture (NYSE:ACN). 
January 22, 2013

Accenture Collaborates With SAP to Provide Upstream Operational Solutions for Global Oil and Gas Companies

HOUSTON; Nov. 16, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it is working with SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) to help global oil and gas companies improve their operational performance and increase efficiencies with upstream solutions.
November 16, 2012

Italian Companies Show Growing Commitment to Carbon Disclosure and Management But Few Set Long-Term Goals, Finds CDP and Accenture

MILAN; Nov. 14, 2012 – Italian companies have improved their level of carbon disclosure, according to a report published today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which reveals that nearly half of Italy’s largest companies are disclosing their carbon and emissions performance.
November 14, 2012