The word “Accenture” is supposedly derived from “Accent on the future”
Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
Industry:Professional services,Technology services
CEO: Pierre Nanterme ( CEO)
Key people:David Rowland(Chief Financial Officer),Jo Deblaere(Chief Operating Officer)
Services: Strategy, consulting, digital, technology, operations, services, and solutions
Revenue: US$34.85 billion (2017)
Number of employees:442,000 (2018)
-Accenture’s current clients include 95 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.
-Accenture announced on 26 May 2009 that its Board of Directors unanimously approved changing the company’s place of incorporation from Bermuda to Ireland and would become Accenture plc
-Accenture has implemented policies to reduce gendered discrimination such as gender neutral bathrooms and gender neutral dress-codes. Denise Norris, a transgender activist and Accenture employee, said “In cultures that don’t embrace gender diversity, Accenture’s workplace can become a haven, a safe space for our transgender employees.
-On 1 January 2001, Andersen Consulting adopted its current name, “Accenture”. The word “Accenture” is supposedly derived from “Accent on the future”.