Increased regulatory scrutiny. Tightening capital requirements. The simultaneous threat and opportunity of digital technologies. Capital markets players need to identify the critical strategic interventions required to restore profitable growth. And remain nimble in the face of uncertainty.
CHEMICALS AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Leading metals, mining, forest products and building materials companies need to achieve profitable organic and inorganic growth. All while battling continuing price volatility, erratic demand growth and margin compression. Chemical companies need to out-execute competitors in an increasingly volatile market. Leveraging technology to get closer to the end customer.
CONSUMER GOODS and SERVICES
Global consumer numbers are surging, particularly in emerging markets, with legions of new shoppers. Brands and shopping forums seem to multiply by the day. Winning Consumer Goods and Services companies will be those that drive more profitable sales through a seamless, multichannel approach.
Accenture Strategy — Energy works with all segments of the oil and gas industry (Upstream, Downstream, Oil Equipment and Services Providers, as well as Independent Trading Houses) to help them respond to today’s challenging market conditions and better understand how new digital technologies can be integrated with their operations to increase business value. Our clients benefit from our deep industry knowledge, strategic insights and our specialized capabilities, such as our global upstream team, leveraging the recent acquisition of SBC.
INDUSTRIAL & TRAVEL
From Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure all the way through to the Travel industry. A diverse range of sectors with a number of common challenges. For starters Digital disruption. Companies need to optimize operational efficiency while lowering cost of service. While adopting new business models that will navigate the new digital world.
From biopharmaceuticals and diagnostics and throughout healthcare at large, companies are competing for position in a changing landscape. One irrevocably altered by digital. Where payers become providers. Biopharmaceuticals enter managed services. And all players act in an increasingly interlinked ecosystem focused on the patient.
Operational efficiency. Top line growth. Improved customer satisfaction. Greater reliability and safety. And stave off competition from new market entrants. Staying competitive in the utilities industry is tougher than ever. Having a strategy that focuses on the intersection of business and technology helps.