June 05, 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 03, 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. 
April 16, 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 15, 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.
March 08, 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 07, 2019

Culture of Equality Is Powerful Multiplier of Workplace Innovation, New Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 7, 2019 – A workplace culture of equality is a powerful multiplier of innovation and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 24, 2019

Accenture and Expo 2020 Dubai Pledge 2,020 Hours of Coding Tutorials to UAE Students

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; Feb. 24, 2019Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Expo 2020 Dubai have committed to hosting 2,020 hours of coding tutorials for UAE-based primary school students before the World Expo opens on Oct. 20, 2020. The ‘2020 Hours of Code’ initiative will help students build invaluable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, useful to all students regardless of their career interests.
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.