February 07, 2017

Accenture Finds Girls’ Take-up of STEM Subjects is Held Back by Stereotypes, Negative Perceptions and Poor Understanding of Career Options

LONDON; Feb. 7, 2017 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with ‘doing research’ (52 percent) ‘working in a laboratory’ (47 percent) and ‘wearing a white coat’ (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys.
February 06, 2017

Journalists for Human Rights Launches Redesigned Dibaajimo.com Platform with Accenture to Help Train Indigenous Canadians in Journalism

TORONTO; Feb. 6, 2017 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has launched the redesigned dibaajimo.com, a free digital learning platform to train indigenous peoples across Canada in fundamental journalism skills and help them begin careers as journalists. 
December 21, 2016

Accenture Awards INR 48 Million in Grants to Support Job-Skills Training for Persons with Disabilities in India

NEW DELHI; Dec. 21 2016 – To increase job readiness and opportunity for persons with disabilities, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has awarded a series of grants worth INR 48 million to its nonprofit partners Dr. Reddy’s Foundation, Anudip Foundation and EnAble India.
December 05, 2016

Accenture Teams with Code.org Through ‘Hour of Code’ to Inspire Students to Learn Coding, Develop Computer Science Skills to Prepare for the Digital Economy

NEW YORK; Dec. 5, 2016 – For the second straight year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches tens of millions of students through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming. 
December 01, 2016

Accenture Names 647 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 647 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record percentage of women.
December 01, 2016

Golden State Warriors and Accenture Team to Reimagine Audience Experience at Chase Center and Surrounding District

SAN FRANCISCO; Dec. 1, 2016 – The Golden State Warriors, GSW Arena LLC and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today a multi-year partnership to reinvent the fan and community experience at Chase Center and the surrounding district. Accenture has been named the Official Technology Innovation Partner for the Warriors and will begin its relationship this season at Oracle Arena. Accenture will also be a Founding Partner of Chase Center, the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex to be built in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, which is planned to open for the start of the 2019-20 NBA season.
November 23, 2016

Two Accenture Leaders Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network

TORONTO; Nov. 23, 2016 – Two Accenture leaders have been named to the Women’s Executive Network 2016 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list. The Accenture leaders are: 
November 10, 2016

Accenture Named a Top 10 Company for Women in India

MUMBAI; Nov. 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized in the Top 10 of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India list, which celebrates organizations that champion sustainable careers for women. The inaugural list was published by Working Mother and AVTAR.
November 07, 2016

Accenture Named to 2017 List of Canada's Top 100 Employers for Sixth Consecutive Year

TORONTO; Nov. 7, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the sixth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.
October 25, 2016

Six Accenture Leaders Named to the 2016 OUTstanding-Financial Times’ Leading LGBT and Ally Lists

NEW YORK; Oct. 25, 2016 – Accenture’s Sander van ’t Noordende, Andrew Wilson, Simon Eaves, Marty Rodgers, Ramsés Aldana and Rica Paras have been recognized by OUTstanding and the Financial Times as 2016 Leading LGBT and Ally Executives.