March 22, 2021

Accenture and Ripjar, a UK-based data intelligence company, are collaborating with Royal Dutch Shell to further enhance risk screening within its global supply chain using artificial intelligence (AI).

Shell is leveraging Accenture’s industry experience and risk expertise to configure Ripjar’s AI technology for analysis of its supply chain. The insights will provide additional accuracy and efficiency in screening for risks across Shell’s third-party supply chain transactions. The AI technology embedded in the system could also reduce data-reporting errors by over 80%, when compared to third-party legacy systems.

By integrating this tool on Shell’s cloud-based infrastructure on Microsoft Azure, Accenture will also ensure Shell is positioned to scale the solution, creating cost efficiencies. Additionally, the solution optimizes accessibility, providing self-service capabilities to Shell employees globally as they conduct due diligence on third-party vendors. Read more…