World Economic Forum, Accenture and EPRI To Help More Industrial Hubs Accelerate Their Net-Zero Transition

DAVOS-KLOSTERS; May 24, 2022 — Four leading industrial clusters in the Netherlands, Belgium and the U.S. today announced they are working together with the World Economic Forum to reduce their carbon emissions faster through the “Transitioning Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero” initiative. The World Economic Forum is collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on this initiative.  
May 24, 2022

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Greenfish, an Independent, Belgium-Based Sustainability Engineering and Advisory Company

BRUSSELS; April 20, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Greenfish, an independent engineering and advisory company specializing in sustainability consultancy services. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
April 20, 2022

HFS Ranks Accenture the No.1 Utilities Services Provider

NEW YORK; Feb. 9, 2022 – HFS Research, the industry analyst firm, has ranked Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as the leading provider for utilities services in its latest Top 10 Report 2021.
February 09, 2022

5G-Enabled Technologies Could Solve for One-Fifth of U.S. Climate Change Target by 2025, New Study Finds

WASHINGTON, D.C.; Jan. 26, 2022 – 5G connectivity will play a significant role in enabling the U.S. to meet the Biden Administration’s climate change goals, with 5G-enabled use cases projected to make up to a 20% contribution toward the country’s carbon emission reduction targets by 2025, according to a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study commissioned by CTIA, the wireless industry association.
January 26, 2022

Companies Have Unprecedented Opportunity to Transform How They Manage, Measure and Report the Impact and Value of Their ESG Priorities, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 20, 2022 – The urgent need for global reporting standards on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance that emerged at COP26 through the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) is ushering in a new era of measuring the performance of organizations and redefining what success means for companies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). According to the report, while the CEO is at the helm of this seismic shift, CFOs and other senior leaders must also raise the bar on measuring and driving better performance that delivers value and impact for all stakeholders.
January 20, 2022

Accenture Acquires Zestgroup to Help Clients Procure a More Sustainable Future

AMSTERDAM, NL; Dec. 16, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Zestgroup, a services firm specializing in energy transitions, net carbon-zero projects and procurement of renewables. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
December 16, 2021

Accenture and Envision Partner to Help Clients Accelerate Transition to Net-Zero

GLASGOW; Nov. 11, 2021 – At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and global green-tech leader Envision Group announced a sustainability strategic partnership to help clients move toward net-zero.
November 11, 2021

World Economic Forum, Accenture and EPRI Launch Initiative to Accelerate the Transition of Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero

GLASGOW; Nov. 3, 2021 – As more than 200 countries gathered at COP26 commit to greater greenhouse gas emissions reductions, there is an urgent need to deliver on these pledges. To help the global economy reach near net-zero emissions by mid-century, the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), is launching a new initiative, “Transitioning Industrial Clusters Towards Net Zero.”
November 03, 2021

CEOs Unequivocally Call for Bold Government Action and Consistent Climate Policy at COP26, According to Latest Sustainability Research from the UN Global Compact and Accenture

UNITED NATIONS, New York; Oct. 31, 2021 – In the largest sustainability study conducted to date by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), only 18% of CEOs said that governments and policymakers have given them the clarity needed to meet their sustainability and climate change targets. Released today ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, business leaders are also sounding the alarm on the early onset of climate-induced disruption and looking for government action — particularly in areas of clear carbon pricing, infrastructure investment and financial commitments to an equitable net-zero transition in the Global South — as the window to meet the 1.5°C target by 2030 has started to close.
October 31, 2021

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