April 20, 2022

Accenture Pronounces Intent to Achieve Greenfish, an Unbiased, Belgium-Primarily based Sustainability Engineering and Advisory Corporate


Acquisition Would Make bigger Sustainability Services and products Functions in Europe


BRUSSELS; April 20, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has introduced its intent to procure Greenfish, an unbiased engineering and advisory corporate focusing on sustainability consultancy products and services. Monetary phrases of the transaction don’t seem to be being disclosed.


Based in 2010 and based totally in Brussels, Greenfish supplies sustainability consultancy products and services and engineering answers to boost up sustainable trade transformation, from solution to implementation. With places of work in Belgium, France and the Netherlands, the corporate’s greater than 270 extremely professional execs would sign up for Accenture Sustainability Services and products.

“Organizations are increasingly more pursuing extra sustainable trade fashions and advanced efficiency in environmental, social and governance (ESG) phrases. This shift brings monetary and aggressive worth to firms, whilst making sustainability and ESG a concern in any respect ranges of the group,” mentioned Olivier Girard, marketplace unit lead for Accenture France & Benelux. “Obtaining Greenfish would additional fortify our deep revel in in serving to Ecu shoppers make stronger their ESG efficiency and embed sustainability through design of their operations.”


Accenture Sustainability Services and products supply unique products and services and answers for shoppers to turn into net-zero and round companies, leveraging virtual funding to create clever organizations which can be sustainable at their core. In conjunction with its ecosystem companions and ventures into disruptive applied sciences, Accenture is riding transformations at scale with the equipment, generation, and methodologies that embed sustainability knowledge, decision-making and function to successfully measure trade worth and sustainable have an effect on for all stakeholders.


With the purchase of Greenfish, Accenture would have the ability to construct its sustainability abilities and functions and scale its products and services sooner to handle the rising wishes of shoppers. Submit COP26 specifically, firms in Europe are accelerating their sustainability transformations, with evolving power and supply-chains pressures handiest furthering this development.


Peter Lacy, Accenture’s international Sustainability Services and products lead and leader accountability officer, added, “The Accenture Sustainability Price Promise is to embed sustainability into the whole thing we do, with everybody we paintings with, growing each trade worth and sustainable have an effect on, enabled through generation and human ingenuity. Including greater than 270 deeply professional execs within the spaces of low-carbon power transitions, the round financial system and ESG dimension would swiftly boost up our already-strong management each throughout Europe, and throughout the important markets of France, Belgium and the Netherlands.” 

Yann Louise, Co-founder of Greenfish, mentioned, “We’re motivated through this chance to enroll in a number one group to proceed to pressure sustainability as a most sensible precedence. Combining our respective experience would permit us to achieve a bigger workforce of shoppers, and be offering an entire new degree of strategic suggest and products and services, thus accelerating the sustainability transformation of our shoppers and lengthening our have an effect on on society.”


The purchase calls for prior session with the related works councils and can be matter to commonplace remaining prerequisites.


About Accenture

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