Accenture PLC is a global management consulting and professional services company that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services. A Fortune Global 500 company, it has been incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, since 1 September 2009. In 2017, the company reported net revenues of $34.9 billion, with more than 425,000 employees serving clients in more than 200 cities in 120 countries. In 2015, the company had about 130,000 employees in India, about 48,000 in the US, and about 50,000 in the Philippines. On 29 August 2017, Apple Inc. announced a partnership with Accenture to create iOS business solutions. Accenture’s current clients include 94 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.
Accenture common equity is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, under the symbol ACN, and was added to the S&P 500 index on 5 July 2011.
The current version of the Accenture logo was introduced in November 2000. It contained the company name in lower-case letters and a “greater-than” sign which is located just above the letter “t”. It helps “accent” the word as a symbolic expression that aims forward to the future.
In 2011, Accenture launched a new campaign of results-based ads featuring clients such as Marriott, Unilever and the Royal Shakespeare Company alongside its slogan “High performance. Delivered”. As of 2016, Interbrand ranked Accenture No. 37 of its list of best global brands.
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