Accenture Acquires Zestgroup


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) acquired Zestgroup, an Amsterdam The Netherlands-based services firm specializing in energy transitions, net carbon-zero projects and procurement of renewables.

The rerms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Led by Ramon van der Wal, chief executive officer, Zestgroup supports the transition to sustainable energy sources, such as solar, water, heat, wind and biogas, and helps clients achieve net-zero carbon. The combination of these services with Accenture’s SynOps platform will give Accenture the ability to leverage insights to help clients extract value out of existing investments and accelerate their sustainability journey.

Zestgroup brings more than 120 professionals to Accenture Operations, with clients in a variety of sectors and deep expertise across energy transition and reconciliation, supplier market regulations, renewable spending category and project and procurement services. It also provides spend optimization services to help organizations manage sustainability spend and energy reconciliation services to optimize claim settlements across the energy value chain.