Topping the list is the leading global professional services firm, Accenture, specialising in consulting, strategy, technology, digital and operations. A Fortune 500 company, Accenture has a multi-billion-dollar supply chain and leverages its purchasing power to drive positive change on a global scale. Accenture has a deep understanding of sustainability and innovation across the value chain which identifies how sustainability topics impact the bottom line and society overall. With the importance of accelerating business value to deliver sustainable growth and profitability in a digitally disrupted world, Accenture provides support to businesses to achieve their sustainability goals and create sustainable value.
Kai Nowosel, Chief Procurement Officer:
“With a multi-billion-dollar supply chain, Accenture has the purchasing power to drive positive change on a global scale, creating a more economically inclusive world and helping to shape the future of procurement. Our ambition is to shift the culture of buying both inside and outside Accenture, while generating long-term value for our clients, suppliers and communities. By improving the efficiency of our operations, harnessing the innovative spirit of our people and developing new sustainability solutions, we aim to accelerate the global shift to a low-carbon economy and to lessen the effects of climate change. Accenture is using the power of new technologies such as AI, blockchain and extended reality to address a variety of complex societal challenges in areas including health, human rights, inclusion and environmental sustainability. We believe through these technologies we can create solutions that make a positive, lasting impact for people and communities in ways that were not previously possible. We are going beyond responsible buying.”
HQ: Dublin, Ireland
No. of Employees: 482,000
Chief Procurement Officer: Kai Nowosel - Read the Exclusive Report with Supply Chain Digital