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Status: Delegated
Registry Provider: Verisign
Date Implemented: 09 May 2015
Type: Brand TLD
Priority #: 809 - Accenture Global Services Limited

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.accenture is a Brand TLD delegated in ICANN's New gTLD Program. Accenture Global Services Limited manages the TLD and is its Registry. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 09 May, 2015.[1].[2]

Application Details

The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"The new .accenture gTLD will operate as a restricted registry, in which Accenture Global Services Limited (Accenture) can create and control domain spaces that promote its brand identity and authenticity. In this regard, the .accenture gTLD will provide an authoritative Internet space for Accenture to provide information, services and resources to consumers in a way that promotes trust, convenience and utility. Second and third level domains can then be utilised for brand clarity purposes, with Internet users assured of brand authenticity.

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 244,000 employees serving clients in more than 120 countries. Accenture has offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 54 countries. Accenture works with organizations of all sizes, including 92 companies listed on Fortune Global 100 and more than three quarters that are listed on Fortune Global 500. Accenture also has extensive relationships with the world’s leading companies and governments. Accenture has also been ranked since 2002 by ʺInterbrandʺ as one of top 100 Best Global Brands. In 2011 Accenture ranked 45th with a brand value of $8B and No. 49 on Financial Times’ BrandZ ‘Top 100 Most Powerful Brands’ in 2011. Accenture is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the S & P 500. Accenture generated net revenues of USD25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2011. Accenture collaborates with its client companies to help them become high performance businesses and governments."[3]