Salesforce, Accenture Partner on ESG Data Product
By Dieter Holger
Business software titan Salesforce.com Inc. and consulting giant
Accenture PLC teamed up to provide corporate clients with an
overview of real-time and historical environmental, social and
governance data, tapping the growing market for sustainability
San Francisco-based Salesforce and Dublin-based Accenture said
Tuesday that they would combine Accenture's Sustainability Services
and Salesforce's Sustainability Cloud and Customer 360 into a new
offering to help track and measure sustainability targets,
including carbon-dioxide usage, supporting customer engagements and
meeting regulatory requirements.
The companies said that the suite would add more ESG metrics
later in the year, such as diversity and inclusion and water and
"Every CEO is recognizing their responsibilities don't stop at
the edge of the corporate campus or Zoom," Marc Benioff, chairman
and chief executive of Salesforce, said in prepared remarks. "By
integrating sustainability deep into the fabric of our companies,
our businesses will become more successful, our communities more
equal, our societies more just and our planet healthier."
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
January 26, 2021 10:25 ET (15:25 GMT)
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