Paths to sustainable growth

Accenture has been partnering with the World Economic Forum and convening with business leaders to build industry resilience, reshape the future of industries and countries, and drive collaborative action.

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Banking and capital markets

The pandemic has set the stage for a looming credit crisis. Capital markets has an opportunity to help economies and also re-invent itself.

Why banks need a strategy to balance clients’ critical needs and those of shareholders and society.

Our Forum article looks at how banks can creatively develop funding solutions for liquidity-strapped clients.

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Work, wages and job creation

Accenture is partnering with the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the New Economy and Society to further develop a coalition of businesses, governments, and others to promote accelerated and resilient employment growth for jobs of the future while committing to high standards of job quality and worker well-being. This work includes original economic research on the potential to drive resilient job creation in markets of the future as well as playbooks that public and private sector stakeholders can use to support workers as they transition to better, more secure post-COVID livelihoods.

Accenture worked with Walmart, Unilever, SkyHive and World Economic Forum to launch a pilot program to create more...

Media, entertainment and sports

We examine the issues that Platform and Media businesses must address, steps they can take to improve and the value they will generate from doing so.

Cyber resilience

As part of a broader cyber resilience project, the World Economic Forum’s Centre for Cybersecurity and Accenture recently published the Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022 Report.  This inaugural report examines cybersecurity and cyber resilience trends and insights collected from 120 global cyber leaders.  A key finding of the report is a divergence in how Business Leaders and Security-focused Leaders view their current state of cyber resilience.

Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022

Digital transformation for long term growth

The driving force of digital transformation

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Net zero carbon cities

Accenture is supporting the World Economic Forum to localize Net Zero through the Net Zero Carbon Cities program. Cities are the frontline in tackling climate change – representing both the biggest challenge and opportunity to keep warming well below 2°C. Currently, more than half of the global population live in cities, consuming 78% of the world’s primary energy. generating more than 70% of global carbon emissions. By 2050, over two-thirds of the world population are set to live in cities. Changes need to happen now to reduce emissions and deliver resilient and equitable urban ecosystems. The mission is to create an enabling environment for clean electrification and circularity, resulting in urban decarbonization and resilience. The program aims to do this by fostering public private collaboration to bridge the gap across the energy, built environment and transport sectors.

Net Zero Carbon Cities Toolbox & Sprint

Urban Transformation: Integrated Energy Solutions

VIDEO: Urban Energy Transitions: A Clean Electrified Future

Mobilizing investments for clean energy in emerging economies

To keep global temperature increases below 1.5 degrees, the economy and supporting energy system need to change, and how we value the energy system is at the heart of that change.

Live updates from The World Economic Forum

Accelerating clean energy transitions is a global imperative for the world to address the climate emergency.

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Chemical and advanced materials

5 key enablers are needed to accelerate the development and deployment of low-carbon emitting technologies and transform the chemical value chains towards climate neutrality.

Growing instability globally will require new management practices in response to forecasting.

Many chemical exports were prevented during the pandemic, future success rests on flexible, equitable trade.

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Electricity

Accenture supported the World Economic Forum’s Electricity Industry Action group in creation of the System Value framework, which more holistically evaluates economic, environmental, social and technical outcomes of potential energy solutions. The framework can be used to support a diverse range of activities including investment decisions, policy decisions, as well as public-private dialogues between business, regulators and policy makers on solutions to accelerate economic growth and a clean energy transition.

POV: Industrial Clusters critical to achieving net-zero

World Economic Forum – The path to maximize system value

Blog: Industrial clusters four solutions to net-zero

Blog: Industrial clusters are critical to getting to net-zero. Here’s why

Blog: System value can power the energy transition in emerging markets

How China set the path for net carbon neutrality by 2060

System Value of the clean energy transition

Oil and gas

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