September 27, 2016

Accenture Named a Top 10 Company for Working Mothers

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named to the Top 10 on Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list, which spotlights organizations leading in areas such as women’s advancement, inclusion and diversity and work-life programs.
September 26, 2016

Accenture Named to Thomson Reuters Index of World’s Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies

NEW YORK; Sept. 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Thomson Reuters’ inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Index, which ranks the 100 most diverse and inclusive companies in the world.  Accenture ranked No. 18 on the list. 
September 05, 2016

Accenture and READ India Partner to Empower Women in Rural Karnataka India

Bangalore; Sept. 5, 2016 – To improve the employability and livelihood of more than 150 underprivileged women and young girls, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and READ India are launching a rural community development center in Bagepalli in Karnataka. The initiative will provide life and work-skills training in areas such as self-confidence, gender sensitization, sewing and stitching, computer skills, local crafts and reading and writing.
August 31, 2016

Female Board Members Far More Likely Than Male Board Members to Have Professional Technology Experience, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Aug. 31, 2016 – Female members of corporate boards of directors are nearly twice as likely as their male counterparts to have professional technology experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
August 17, 2016

Accenture Teams with Women Filmmakers to Capture Inspirational Stories of Accenture Women around the World

New York; Aug. 17, 2016 – Growing up in a violent community in apartheid South Africa … swimming the English Channel to give back … inspiring women to follow their dreams in math and science. These are among the new video stories – produced by women filmmakers – for Accenture’s Being Greater Than campaign, which showcases the company’s female employees. 
August 09, 2016

Accenture and LinkedIn Announce ‘Hackfest 2016,’ First-of-Its-Kind Student Challenge to Inspire Innovative Solutions to Real-World Business and Human Challenges in India

BANGALORE, India; Aug. 9, 2016 ? LinkedIn and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are partnering to host HackFest 2016, a non-stop 20-hour challenge in Bangalore from Sept. 24-25 during which students from across India will have a unique opportunity to solve real-world business and human challenges through innovative approaches and game-changing ideas.   
May 18, 2016

Accenture Named a Working Mother 2016 Best Company for Multicultural Women

NEW YORK; May 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother’s 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color. 
May 04, 2016

Accenture 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report Highlights U.S. Initiatives

NEW YORK; May 4, 2016 – Accenture (ACN: NYSE) is passionate about improving the way the world works and lives for its clients, its people and its communities, says Julie Sweet, Accenture chief executive officer – North America. 
April 26, 2016

Accenture Teams with Code.org to Support Increased Funding for Computer Science Education

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced an expanded collaboration and joint campaign with Code.org, joining with other major businesses, elected officials and educators to encourage increased funding for computer science education for K-12 students. As part of its commitment, Accenture will donate $500,000 to support Code.org activities around the nation plus additional pro bono services.
April 25, 2016

Accenture Teams with City Colleges in the College to Careers Initiative, Helping to Prepare Students for Careers in Information Technology

CHICAGO; April 25, 2016 – City Colleges of Chicago today announced a collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help enhance and shape information technology (IT) curriculum at City Colleges of Chicago, as part of the community college system’s College to Careers initiative. Launched by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman, College to Careers aligns each City College with a high-demand career sector and partners faculty and staff with leading employers and four-year universities to prepare students for the tens of thousands of jobs coming to the Chicagoland region in fast-growing fields over the next decade.