Ribbon cutting in Milan for the new Accenture Corporate Center. The 20-story, 15,000-square-meter tower stands out in the heart of the Porta Nuova Business District and represents the first stage of the Forward Building program launched by the company in 2019, with a total investment of 360 million euros and 70,000 square meters of new space, aimed at rethinking and redesigning professional spaces to favor a flexible working model and at the same time reaffirm the centrality of space for those who will attend it through areas for informal meetings, creative environments and experiential centers where they can immerse themselves in new technologies and host brainstorming and design thinking. D.fter the Milanese tower it will be the turn of the new headquarters in Rome Sciangai which will be inaugurated in the autumn and that of Milanofiori Nord in the spring of 2022.
“We strongly believed in the Forward Building program, confirmed despite the pandemic. For us it represents a real paradigm shift in conceiving the professional experience, where technology is at the service of human capital so that it can express its full potential and be able to embrace change. This is one of the values that Accenture firmly believes in, ”he comments Fabio Benasso, President of Accenture Italy.
“After a long period of remote work, our talents will be able to return to meet safely, collaborate and share experiences, in a creative, stimulating and innovative environment”, he adds. Mauro Macchi, CEO of Accenture Italy.
Also present at the inauguration the mayor Giuseppe Sala and the President of the Lombardy Region Attilio Fontana. “Milan continues to grow and does so in a beautiful, sustainable and evident way. Today we inaugurate the Accenture Tower, here in the center of Porta Nuova, now considered the new business district of Milan. It is a new great result, a step forward in the regeneration program of the city which, even in the period of the pandemic, has responded to the expectations of those who have invested and worked to reach the goal in time ”, said Mayor Sala. For his part, Fontana highlights “the important role that Accenture plays in transferring the technological and digital skills that businesses need to SMEs and other supply chains”.
Also present Alessandro Spada, President of Assolombarda who turns the spotlight on investment in training and new skills: “For some time now, with Accenture we have been working to accelerate this cultural change, through training projects to promote scientific disciplines and digitalization. And contribute to building a knowledge economy, which is the main tool for increasing the well-being of the country and that of the “next generation”.
The tower in via Bonnet, redeveloped by the Coima Sgr property, was designed in terms of sustainability allowing rreduce CO2 emissions by 20% compared to the reference building, using materials focused on the principle of circular economy in real estate development and renewable sources that cover 65% of the building’s energy needs. Furthermore, a network of over 5,000 Internet of Things (IoT) sensors allows you to monitor internal environmental parameters, automatically calibrating temperature, lights, etc. to ensure the best conditions of comfort for users and energy savings.
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