Accenture Gathers Energy and Utility Leaders to Debate New Energy Challenges

Accenture Gathers Energy and Utility Leaders to Debate New Energy Challenges
NEW YORK; April 16, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will gather leaders of some of the world’s leading utility and energy companies in Washington D.C. from April 18 - 20, 2010 to debate the challenges impacting the sector in the light of climate change, stimulus funding and changing consumer demands.  The International Utility and Energy Conference (IUEC) will bring together pioneers in smart grids, energy policy and alternative fuel technologies.
April 16, 2010

Accenture Launches Smart Grid Data Management Solution to Reduce Risks and Costs of Smart Grid Deployments

Accenture Launches Smart Grid Data Management Solution to Reduce Risks and Costs of Smart Grid Deployments
NEW YORK; March 18, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Intelligent Network Data Enterprise, a data management platform to help utilities design, deploy and manage smart grids.
March 18, 2010

Consumers Reject Lower Energy Use As The Answer to Reducing Reliance on Fossil Fuels and Energy Imports

Consumers Reject Lower Energy Use As The Answer to Reducing Reliance on Fossil Fuels and Energy Imports
NEW YORK; March 9, 2010 – Three out of four consumers are concerned by energy and climate change issues, but nearly two thirds say that using less energy is not the answer to reducing reliance on fossil fuels or foreign energy supply, according to global research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The survey of 9,000 individuals in 22 countries also shows that almost nine out of ten consumers want more government intervention in the energy market.
March 09, 2010

Consumers Want Green Vehicles to Offer More Than Fuels Savings, Accenture Finds

Consumers Want Green Vehicles to Offer More Than Fuels Savings, Accenture Finds
NEW YORK; March 8, 2010 -- While interest in alternative vehicles may be growing, consumers do not see ‘green’ as the only purchasing factor and are demanding more from automakers, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study released today.  
March 08, 2010

World Economic Forum’s Logistics & Transport Industry Group, Supported by Accenture, Agrees to Consignment-Level Carbon Emissions Reporting Guidelines

World Economic Forum’s Logistics & Transport Industry Group, Supported by Accenture, Agrees to Consignment-Level Carbon Emissions Reporting Guidelines
NEW YORK; Feb. 9, 2010—The World Economic Forum’s Logistics & Transport Industry Group, supported by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has agreed to standard guidelines for calculating consignment-level carbon emissions from logistics and shipping operations. The Consignment-Level Carbon Reporting Guidelines, developed with Accenture, will help the industry inform consumers and businesses about the carbon impact of product transport.
February 09, 2010

Consumers in Emerging Markets Twice As Likely as Those in Developed Markets to Purchase and Use Consumer Technology in the Next Year, Accenture Study Finds

Consumers in Emerging Markets Twice As Likely as Those in Developed Markets to Purchase and Use Consumer Technology in the Next Year, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; Jan. 5, 2010 – Consumers in emerging markets are twice as likely as those in developed markets to purchase and use consumer technology in the next year and are more willing to pay a premium for “environmentally friendly” consumer electronics products, according to findings of a research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 05, 2010

U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Selects Accenture for Strategic Support on Smart Grid Roll Out

U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Selects Accenture for Strategic Support on Smart Grid Roll Out
LONDON; Oct. 8, 2009 -- Accenture has been selected by the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to provide strategic consulting
October 08, 2009

CDP Partners with Accenture, Microsoft and SAP to Establish the De Facto Global Climate Change Data and Reporting Platform

CDP Partners with Accenture, Microsoft and SAP to Establish the De Facto Global Climate Change Data and Reporting Platform
NEW YORK; Sept. 24, 2009 -- The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced plans to build an improved and upgraded version of its global climate change disclosure system. The system will make available primary information on corporate emissions performance, collected for use by institutional investors, businesses and the world’s national regulatory systems, to drive greenhouse gas emission reductions and performance improvements. The provision of high quality data on climate change and corporate carbon footprints will be vital to supporting a global framework post Kyoto, bridging the gap between corporations’ climate change reporting and government regulation.
September 24, 2009

Accenture Selected to Design Smart Meter System Infrastructure for ComEd Pilot Program

Accenture Selected to Design Smart Meter System Infrastructure for ComEd Pilot Program
CHICAGO; Sept. 21, 2009 - ComEd, a unit of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), has chosen Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to design and deploy the data management system for its proposed Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot. The pilot, if approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), will assess how advanced technology can improve service reliability, help customers make smarter decisions about energy use and contribute to lower energy costs and reduced carbon emissions.
September 21, 2009

Accenture Kicks Off Global Employee Eco Challenge

Accenture Kicks Off Global Employee Eco Challenge
NEW YORK; June 5, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) employees around the globe can pledge to reduce their environmental impact at home and at work, as the company celebrates the United Nation’s World Environment Day and kicks off a three-month Eco Challenge to focus attention on sustainability.  From now through August 31, Accenture employees can determine their carbon footprint and pledge to reduce it with eco-friendly actions and activities.
June 05, 2009