Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire Avieco, a London, U.K. sustainability consultancy.
The amount of the deal – whose completion is subject to customary closing conditions – was not disclosed. The acquisition will enable Accenture to embed sustainability into everything the company does to create business value and sustainable impact for everyone it serves.
Avieco’s team of more than 60 professionals led by Ben Murray, CEO, will bring extensive knowledge in environmental, social and governance (ESG) measurement and reporting, net zero strategy and regulation and real-time data analytics to Accenture’s Sustainability Services in the U.K. Avieco’s expertise in sustainability consulting spans a broad range of industries including retail and consumer goods, financial services, technology and media.
Accenture Sustainability Services provides services and solutions for clients to become net-zero and circular businesses, leveraging digital investment to create intelligent organisations that are sustainable at their core. Along with its ecosystem partners and ventures into disruptive technologies, as well as deep functional expertise in CFO & Enterprise Value, Accenture is driving transformations at scale with the tools, technology, and methodologies that embed sustainability data, decision-making and performance to effectively measure business value and sustainable impact for all stakeholders.