Accenture Celebrates Five Years of Working with Code.org to Empower Students with Hour of Code Activities

NEW YORK; Dec. 9, 2019 – For the fifth consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is teaming up with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches more than 100 million students through a one-hour introduction to computer science. This year, in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15), thousands of Accenture employees have pledged to teach an hour of code at events in their communities, helping students around the world learn coding and other computer science skills.
December 09, 2019

Community College Students Can Help Offset the Nation’s Tech Talent Shortage, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 31, 2019 – Community college students — with support from employers — are a key source of talent to help solve the country’s skilled tech talent shortage, according to results of a survey “Apprenticeships: From Community College to Promising Tech Career,” released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 31, 2019

Accenture Earns Top Spot on Refinitiv Index of Worlds Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies for Second Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Sept. 16, 2019 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been ranked the No. 1 company on Refinitiv’s Diversity & Inclusion Index, which identifies the 100 publicly traded companies with the most diverse and inclusive workplaces, based on Refinitiv’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) data. This is Accenture’s fourth year on the Index.
September 16, 2019

Accenture, Cisco and Quest Alliance Team to Skill Youth for the Digital Economy

BANGALORE, INDIA; July 2, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Cisco and Quest Alliance are teaming to equip 1.5 million youth across India with skills for the digital economy. As part of a year-long collaboration, the organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General of Training (DGT) within the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to offer a digital skilling program to all students enrolled in industrial training institutes (ITIs) via the government of India’s Bharat Skills portal.
July 02, 2019

Accenture Wins Inaugural CODiE Award for Best Diversity and Inclusion Team of the Year

NEW YORK; June 25, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received the first-ever CODiE award from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) for Best Diversity & Inclusion Team of the Year. SIIA, the leading association representing the software and digital content industries, presents the CODiE awards every year to software, products, and services teams that have achieved excellence and innovation in technology.
June 25, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with Corteva Agriscience on Pilot Program to Bring Technology Skilling to Rural Iowa

JEFFERSON, Iowa; June 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) announced today during a press conference with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, a collaboration bringing together non-profit groups, higher education organizations, and government leaders to help individuals and educators in Jefferson, Iowa, acquire technology skills while remaining in their rural communities.
June 05, 2019

Accenture Teams with St. Louis Promise Zone to Launch New Program to Provide Technology Skilling and Job Placement for Mid-Career Workers

ST. LOUIS; June 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the St. Louis Promise Zone — a federal program that advances economic activity and career mobility in high-poverty areas — have launched a new program to help Promise Zone residents develop the skills they need to pursue the rapidly growing number of information technology (IT) jobs in the St. Louis area. 
June 03, 2019

Accenture Publishes 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report

NEW YORK; April 16, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details how the company innovates to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
April 16, 2019

Accenture Honored for Ethical Leadership by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE)

NEW YORK; April 15, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded as this year’s Corporate Honoree for the Award for Ethical Leadership by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). The company will be recognized for its leadership in applying ethical principles to the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other innovative 21st-century technologies at FASPE’s annual gala and awards dinner on Monday, April 15 in New York City. Accenture is dedicating the award to its late CEO, Pierre Nanterme, who embodied the ethical principles that drive the company today.
April 15, 2019

Accenture’s Caroline Gayle Named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology

TORONTO; March 8, 2019 – Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT).
March 08, 2019