Accenture launches global insights initiative jointly with ACC and TrueChoice

Accenture, in partnership with the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and TrueChoice® Solutions, has launched a multi-lingual study to understand how global trends are affecting buyers and sellers in the chemicals industry. The industry is in a state of flux as producers and buyers have to adjust to a number of emerging global trends.

ABOUT ACCENTURE

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 181,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$21.58 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2009. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

ABOUT THE AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the companies that make the products that make modern life possible, while working to protect the environment, public health, and the security of our nation. Founded in 1872, our support for research and initiatives that serve our communities and customers continues to this day. Our member companies have committed to implement a set of goals and guidelines that go above and beyond federal regulation on health, safety, security, and the environment.