December 18, 2018

Accenture Security to Invest $500,000 in Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity Degree Program

ATLANTA; Dec. 18, 2018 – To help meet the growing demand for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will become the first corporate donor to invest $500,000 over the next twelve months in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) degree program.
December 03, 2018

Accenture Names 762 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 762 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record number of women.
December 03, 2018

Accenture Expands Coding Tutorial to 15 Languages for ‘Hour of Code’ 2018, Providing More Opportunities for Students Around the World to Learn to Code

NEW YORK; Dec. 3, 2018 – For the fourth consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is teaming up with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches over 100 million students through a one-hour introduction to computer science. This year, in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (December 3-9), Accenture is expanding its coding tutorial across 15 languages — English, Chinese, Dutch, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Vietnamese — to bring coding to more students around the world through lessons in their native languages.
November 22, 2018

Accenture Executive Madeleine Chenette Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network

TORONTO; Nov. 22, 2018 – Accenture executive Madeleine Chenette has been named to the Women’s Executive Network 2018 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list for the second time.
November 19, 2018

Nine in 10 UK Workers Touched by Mental Health Challenges, Accenture Research Finds

LONDON; Nov. 19, 2018 – Ninety percent of workers in the U.K. have been touched by mental health challenges, with two-thirds (66 percent) reporting having personally experienced mental health challenges and even more — 85 percent — saying someone close to them such as a family member, close friend or colleague had experienced them, according to results of new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
November 09, 2018

Accenture Named to 2019 List of Canada’s Top Employers for Eighth Consecutive Year

TORONTO; Nov. 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.
October 29, 2018

Final Report from the Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Identifies Clear Opportunity to Accelerate the Advancement of Women by Closing the Gap Between Commitment and Action

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, D.C.; Oct. 29, 2018 – The Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (the Council) released today its fifth and final pillar report, "Advancing Women as Leaders in the Private Sector.” The report finds that despite a commitment to advancing women, many companies across Canada and the U.S. are lacking clear goals, the ability to measure progress or accountable leaders to drive progress. There is a real opportunity to accelerate the advancement of women by closing the gap between commitment and action. The good news is that significant research exists to guide companies in creating action plans that can accelerate the slow progress that has been made to date. The final pillar report was led by Tina Lee, Chief Executive Officer, T&T Supermarkets, and Julie Sweet, Chief Executive Officer – North America, Accenture.
October 29, 2018

Companies Leading in Disability Inclusion Have Outperformed Peers, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 29, 2018 – Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforces have outperformed their peers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
September 06, 2018

Accenture Ranks No. 1 on Thomson Reuters Index of World’s Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies

NEW YORK; Sept. 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the top company on the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index, which recognizes the 100 most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, according to Thomson Reuters ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) data. The Index, established in 2016, is one of the most comprehensive measures of workplace inclusion and diversity practices.
August 06, 2018

Accenture Teams with Columbus State Community College to Bring Apprentices to Company’s Innovation Hub

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Aug. 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has welcomed its first class of apprentices to its innovation hub in Columbus. The company teamed with Columbus State Community College to recruit students and recent graduates to participate in the year-long program, which is designed to give the apprentices hands-on experience with advanced technologies. Upon completing the program, apprentices will have the potential opportunity to secure full-time employment with Accenture.