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Accenture acquires Cloudworks

TORONTO; July 19, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Cloudworks, a leading Toronto-based Oracle Cloud implementation service provider across North America. The deal further enhances Accenture’s capabilities to deliver Oracle solutions to clients on their journeys to the cloud. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Read more.

More Canadians are accessing social services and want proactive and personalized experiences, Accenture report finds

TORONTO; June 1, 2021 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found that many Canadians have acquired significant new caregiving responsibilities at home during the pandemic, yet most are unaware of what social services are available to them. Read more.

Accenture launches its fifth annual HealthTech Innovation Challenge for emerging innovators and disruptors

TORONTO; May 20, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened the application period for the fifth annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge, which seeks to support innovative solutions for improving the way people access, receive, manage and finance healthcare in North America. Read more.

Accenture receives AWS Canadian Partner of the Year Award for public sector innovation and services

TORONTO; May 12, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a Public Sector Partner of the Year award from Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), recognizing its role in helping Canadian public sector organizations drive innovation and build solutions on the AWS Cloud. Read more.

COVID-19 has sparked a new wave of innovation across consumer industries in Canada, according to Accenture research

TORONTO; May 10, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Canadians live, work and socialize, accelerating demand for innovation as retailers, consumer goods, and travel companies shift from reacting to the crisis to reinventing products and services, according to findings of a new global survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Accenture awarded Platinum Parity Certification by Women in Governance

TORONTO; Apr. 28, 2021 – For the second year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received Platinum Parity Certification—the highest level possible—from Women in Governance, a not-for-profit organization in Canada dedicated to empowering women through their career advancement. Read more.

Canadian fintechs positioned for growth, but more collaboration, innovation, and global expansion needed for global leadership, Accenture report finds

TORONTO; March 31, 2021 – As the Canadian fintech sector looks to rebound from challenges brought on by the pandemic, its future global strength will depend, in part, on the willingness and ability of all ecosystem players to foster innovation, collaborate and expand internationally, finds a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Accenture named a leader in IDC MarketScape: Canadian Cloud Professional Services 2021 Vendor Assessment

TORONTO; March 16, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Canadian Cloud Professional Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (doc#CA46215320, January 2021). Read more.

As digital gap widens in wake of pandemic, ‘masters of change’ will define the future, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2021

TORONTO and NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2021 – According to the Accenture Technology Vision 2021, technology was a lifeline during the global pandemic—enabling new ways of working and doing business, creating new interactions and experiences, and improving health and safety. Read more.

Accenture and nCino help National Bank transform its commercial lending platform

TORONTO and MONTREAL; Feb. 11, 2021 – With a goal to become the fastest bank for small businesses in Canada, National Bank of Canada (TSX: NA) is modernizing its commercial financing platform with the support of nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Accenture names Jennifer Jackson as Accenture Cloud First Lead for Canada

TORONTO; Feb. 5, 2021 – To help Canadian organizations accelerate their digital transformations and rapidly become ‘cloud first’ organizations, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jennifer Jackson as Cloud First Lead for Canada as part of the roll out of the recent global launch of Accenture Cloud First. Read more.

“Future-ready” organizations leveraging digital to operate faster and smarter could help unlock $200 billion in economic growth in Canada, says Accenture study

TORONTO; Jan. 28, 2021 – The pandemic-driven acceleration of digital adoption and the resulting new, agile ways of operating could unlock $200 billion in profitable growth in Canada if applied broadly, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

More Canadian consumers willing to share lifestyle data for behaviour-based insurance premiums, but trust in data security falls, Accenture report finds

TORONTO; Jan. 26, 2021 – The number of consumers willing to share significant data on their health and other lifestyle-related habits with their insurer to reduce premiums has grown over the past two years, but their trust in insurers to look after that data has fallen, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

2021 will redefine the 21st century, according to Fjord Trends 2021 report from Accenture Interactive

TORONTO; Dec. 15, 2020 – As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

New consumer behaviours accelerate need for companies to focus on experience for long-term growth, according to research from Accenture Interactive

TORONTO; Dec. 8, 2020 – A large majority (77%) of CEOs said they will fundamentally change how their companies interact with customers as a priority to drive business growth, according to a new report released by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Rapid shift to digital banking in Canada during COVID-19 accelerating erosion in consumer trust, Accenture report finds

TORONTO; Dec. 7, 2020 – The replacement of in-person branch interactions with impersonal digital transactions through online and mobile channels during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada has accelerated the ongoing erosion of consumer trust in banks, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Most Canadian companies continue to struggle to realize full business value from their cloud initiatives, Accenture report finds

TORONTO; Dec. 3, 2020 – Despite years of focused effort, many Canadian enterprises are still struggling to realize the full value of their cloud investments, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals. Read more.

nCino and Accenture help Vancity transform its commercial lending operations

TORONTO; Dec. 1, 2020 – nCino, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCNO), a pioneer in cloud banking and digital transformation solutions for the global financial services industry, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have supported Vancity, Canada’s largest community credit union, in evolving its commercial lending business through the implementation of the nCino Bank Operating System®. Read more.

Two-thirds of Canadians still plan to shop in stores this holiday season, Accenture survey finds

TORONTO; Nov. 19, 2020 – Although online shopping is on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two-thirds (68 per cent) of Canadians still plan to visit stores during the holiday shopping season, according to the 2020 Holiday Shopping Report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Accenture completes acquisition of Avenai, Ottawa-based business and technology consultancy

OTTAWA; Nov. 13, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of Avenai, an Ottawa-based provider of consulting and technology services. Read more.

Accenture named to 2021 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 11th consecutive year

TORONTO; Nov. 13, 2020 – For the 11th year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Read more.

Accenture to acquire Avenai, Ottawa-based business and technology consultancy

OTTAWA; Oct. 7, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Avenai, an Ottawa-based provider of consulting and technology services. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read more.

Accenture and Motive.io develop virtual reality PPE training for healthcare workers

VANCOUVER and TORONTO; Sept. 22, 2020 – To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Motive.io have created life-like virtual reality training that teaches healthcare workers how to safely put on and take off personal protective equipment (PPE). The training was developed in collaboration with University of British Columbia (UBC) and BC Women’s Hospital. Read more.

COVID-19 likely to usher in “decade of the home,” according to Accenture survey research

TORONTO; Sept. 9, 2020 – People’s refocus on their local community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic will be long-term, bringing about the “decade of the home” and forcing retailers and consumer goods companies to tailor their products and services to drive a more local experience, according to findings of a recent global survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Accenture and Avanade Canada Win 2020 Microsoft Canada Enterprise Impact Award

TORONTO; August 4, 2020– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade Canada are proud to announce they have jointly won the 2020 Microsoft Canada Enterprise Impact Award. The annual Canadian awards recognize Microsoft partners that have focused on bettering the lives of Canadians, aligned their efforts with customer excellence, and who have created innovative solutions leveraging Microsoft products, services and technology. Read more.

Accenture’s Miranda McKie named Catalyst Honours Emerging Leader Champion for 2020

TORONTO; July 9, 2020 – Miranda McKie, a manager of applied intelligence and data architecture at Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in Canada, has been recognized as the 2020 Catalyst Honours Emerging Leader Champion for her contributions to accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion and diversity. Read more.

Accenture acquires Callisto Integration to help clients make manufacturing more efficient and flexible

NEW YORK and TORONTO; May 5, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Callisto Integration (“Callisto”), a Canada-based provider of consulting and technology services. The company provides digital manufacturing services to large companies in the food and beverage, chemicals, utilities and other industries. Read more.

New Accenture research finds leaders and employees hold differing views on progress toward equality

TORONTO; March 5, 2020 – A significant gap exists between the way leaders and employees view progress toward equality in their organizations, according to new research from Accenture. Read more.

Accenture Technology Vision 2020: From tech-clash to trust, the focus must be on people

NEW YORK; Feb. 12, 2020 – To compete and succeed in a world where digital is everywhere, companies need a new focus on balancing “value” with “values,”. Read more.

Accenture appoints Elizabeth Boright as Alberta managing director

TORONTO and CALGARY; Feb. 11, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Elizabeth Boright as its Alberta managing director, effective immediately. Read more.

Accenture opens new Intelligent Operations Centre in Canada to help world’s leading companies power growth

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario; Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an intelligent operations centre in the Niagara region. Read more.

Accenture announces C$1.1 million grant to ACCES Employment in ongoing commitment to help Canadian job seekers

TORONTO; Jan 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a cash and in-kind services grant of more than C$1.1 million to ACCES Employment, a Canadian non-profit that helps connect employers with thousands of qualified workers from diverse backgrounds each year. Read more.

Business reconsidered: Organizations must rethink their fundamentals, reveals new Fjord Trends report from Accenture Interactive

TORONTO; Dec. 11, 2019 – Following an unprecedented streak of fast-paced growth and profitability, businesses are beginning to feel the need for deep soul searching. Read more.

Canadian companies could unlock billions in revenue by 2023 with right approach to scaling innovation

TORONTO; Dec. 3, 2019 – Canadian companies with a carefully calibrated strategy toward technology adoption and a clear vision for what their companies’ future systems should look like, are growing revenue at 2.5 times. Read more.

Accenture names 787 new managing directors and senior managing directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 787 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women. Read more.

North American banks risk losing $88 billion in payments revenue by 2025, according to Accenture report

TORONTO; Nov. 27, 2019 – As much as 15% of North American banks' payments revenue is likely to be displaced by the growth of digital payments. Read more.

Accenture named to 2020 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 10th consecutive year

TORONTO; Nov. 22, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 10th consecutive year. Read more.

Canadians dreaming of a "green" holiday shopping season as many consider gifts that are recyclable or reusable

TORONTO; Nov. 21, 2019 – Environmentally friendly products will account for approximately one-third of Canadians’ spending this holiday season. Read more.

Accenture helps National Bank of Canada upgrade trading platform to enhance its capital markets technology

TORONTO and NEW YORK; Oct. 16, 2019 – Accenture has helped National Bank of Canada upgrade its trading platform. Read more.

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Accenture appoints Martine Lapointe as Montreal office managing director

TORONTO; Sept. 24, 2019 – Accenture has appointed Martine Lapointe as its Montreal office managing director in Canada. Read more.

Accenture launches Marketing Disrupted podcast series to help CMOs and their organizations

TORONTO; June 17, 2019 – Accenture launched a seven-episode podcast series focusing on key themes and challenges that CMOs face in this age of digital disruption. Read more.

Innovative CMOs are creating superior business value by rewiring their organizations to deliver hyper-relevant customer experiences

TORONTO; April 30, 2019 – A small number of innovative CMOs are helping their organizations generate shareholder returns 11 per cent higher by delivering hyper-relevant customer experiences. Read more.

Accenture recognized as a leader in Canadian digital business services, according to IDC MarketScape assessment

TORONTO; April 17, 2019 – Accenture has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Canadian Digital Business Services 2019 Vendor Assessment. Read more.

Canadians would warm to open banking with assurance of increased security and greater awareness of benefits

TORONTO; April 17, 2019 – Open banking technology is poised to change the way the world completes transactions, but three quarters of Canadians say they are wary of the concept. Read more.

Fintech Investment Growing in Toronto Region, with Opportunity to Increase Its Share of Global Deals, Report Says

TORONTO; March 25, 2019 – Canada’s largest fintech ecosystem, in the Toronto-Kitchener-Waterloo corridor, has continued to grow in recent years and has a significant opportunity to increase its share of global deals. Read more.

Changing investor demographics, New industry players and rise of digital tools causing fundamental shift in wealth management

TORONTO; March 20, 2019 – Powerful investor segments are changing how Canadian investors consume advice and services and how they prefer to interact with wealth management services providers. Read more.

Nearly Half of Canadian Consumers Willing to Share Significant Personal Data with Banks and Insurers in Exchange for Lower Pricing

TORONTO; March 19, 2019 – Nearly half of Canadian consumers would be willing to share significant personal information with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services. Read more.

Lune Rouge Entertainment announces Accenture and TELUS as presenting sponsors for PY1, its newest traveling venue

MONTREAL; March 13, 2019 – Lune Rouge Entertainment, a Montreal company created by Guy Laliberté, is happy to announce the support of two major sponsors, Accenture and TELUS. Read more.

Culture of equality is powerful multiplier of workplace innovation, new Accenture research finds

TORONTO; March 08, 2019 – A workplace culture of equality is a powerful multiplier of innovation and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Read more.

Accenture’s Caroline Gayle named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology

TORONTO; March 8, 2019 – Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT). Read more.

Accenture appoints Piyush Bhatnagar office managing director for Toronto

TORONTO; March 6, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Piyush Bhatnagar as its office managing director for Toronto, effective immediately. Read more.

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