Accenture named to 2021 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 11th consecutive year

TORONTO; Nov. 13, 2020 – For the 11th year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
November 13, 2020

Accenture and Springboard Enterprises Celebrate Women Transforming Industries

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Springboard Enterprises are celebrating “Women Transforming Industries” and the organization’s 20th anniversary by honoring four women CEOs in the retail and health industries for their technological innovation.
October 22, 2020

Accenture Sets Industry-Leading Net-Zero, Waste and Water Goals

NEW YORK; Oct. 8, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced new commitments to sustainability — including industry-leading goals for net-zero emissions, as well as a newly created leadership role — as it moves to embed responsible business practices in all of its services and across every area of the company.
October 08, 2020

New Research From Accenture and Girls Who Code Outlines Steps to Double the Number of Women in Technology in 10 Years

NEW YORK; Sept. 29, 2020 – An inclusive culture is key to unlocking opportunities for women who are studying and working in technology, and holds the potential to double their number over the next 10 years, according to a joint research report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology.

September 29, 2020

New Accenture Research Finds Leaders and Employees Hold Differing Views on Progress Toward Equality

NEW YORK; Mar. 4, 2020 – A significant gap exists between the way leaders and employees view progress toward equality in their organizations, according to new research from Accenture. Closing the gap will yield substantial benefits for companies and their employees.
March 04, 2020

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