Study reveals a clear, unmet consumer demand for sustainable products in Singapore: Accenture and WWF

SINGAPORE; March 16, 2021 – A new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore shows that sustainable options are not sufficient for Singapore consumers to consistently make green choices. While companies are putting their eco-credentials at the forefront of their products, consumers do not trust their claims, find them confusing and want to verify the claims more easily.
March 15, 2021

Accenture Bolsters Supply Chain & Operations Capabilities in Australia with Acquisition of GRA

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Australian-based supply chain and logistics consulting firm, GRA. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations capabilities that help public and private sector clients address complex supply chain demands to deliver dynamic customer experiences in line with responsible practices.
March 3, 2021

Accenture Leads in IDC MarketScape Report for Asia Pacific Salesforce Implementation Services Vendor Assessment 2020

Accenture is recognised as a leader in both strategies and capabilities with its advisory-led, design-centric and value-driven approach for its Salesforce implementations. According to clients’ feedback, Accenture's partnership dynamics, innovation focus, quality, and flexibility of Salesforce resources in the implementation team are highly valued by organisations in the Asia Pacific region.
February 24, 2021

Shiseido Selects Accenture to Help Accelerate Its Digital Transformation

TOKYO; Feb. 9, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed on a strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational beauty company, to help Shiseido accelerate its digital transformation so it can more quickly respond to rapidly changing customer and market demands.
February 18, 2021

Accenture and Japan’s National Center for Global Health and Medicine Collaborating to Build a Risk-Prediction AI for Lifestyle-related Diseases in Japan

TOKYO; Feb 12, 2021– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the National Center for Global Health and Medicine (“NCGM”) are collaborating on a research project to develop an artificial intelligence (AI)-based model that predicts a patient’s risk of developing lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia.
February 11, 2021

Daido Life Insurance Company Granted Patent for AI-Based Medical Underwriting Solution Developed with Accenture

TOKYO; Feb.12, 2021 – Daido Life Insurance Company, part of T&D Insurance Group, has been granted a patent for an artificial-intelligence (AI)-based medical underwriting solution co-developed with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which the insurer began using last April.
February 11, 2021

Australian Institute of Marine Science and Accenture Join Forces to Advance Coral Reef Monitoring and Conservation

TOWNSVILLE, Australia and DUBLIN, Ireland; Feb. 2, 2021 – Australia’s tropical marine research agency, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are working together to accelerate global efforts to protect coral reefs. The collaboration supports AIMS’ wider coral reef monitoring efforts as the teams seek to transform the technology used to monitor, collate and analyze data to help improve the sustainable management of these fragile marine ecosystems.

February 4, 2021

Accenture Acquires Businet System to Help Clients Deliver Personalized and Seamless Cloud-Based Ecommerce Experiences at Speed and Scale

TOKYO; Feb. 2, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel and retail industries.
February 2, 2021

Transformation of Kirana Stores Essential to India’s Economic Growth, According to Report from Accenture and TRRAIN

NEW DELHI; Jan. 28, 2021The transformation of just 10% of the 13 million traditional grocery retailers in India, known as Kirana stores, could boost retail consumption by more than 5% and generate approximately 3.2 million new jobs in India, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Trust For Retailers and Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN).
January 28, 2021

Accenture Helps Rakuten Mobile Launch Fully Virtualized Cloud-Native Mobile Network

NEW YORK and TOKYO; Dec. 14, 2020 ‒ Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Rakuten Mobile launch its fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network, from business model design to development and operation.
December 14, 2020