Accenture Announces Winners of ‘Accenture Innovation Challenge’ 2021

BENGALURU, India; Nov. 17, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of its Accenture Innovation Challenge 2021, a national-level competition aimed at inspiring students in India to apply their technology skills and creativity to develop innovative solutions which create value for society and businesses. The grand prize was awarded to the team from Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, for their solution Agrivery bags, which works as an alternative to plastic bags and helps prevent damage to food grains from rodents and pests.
November 17, 2021

Accenture and Envision Partner to Help Clients Accelerate Transition to Net-Zero

GLASGOW; Nov. 11, 2021 – At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and global green-tech leader Envision Group announced a sustainability strategic partnership to help clients move toward net-zero.
November 11, 2021

Almost One-Third of Europe’s Largest Listed Companies Have Pledged to Reach Net-Zero by 2050, Accenture Study Finds

PARIS; Oct. 6, 2021 – Corporate commitments to net-zero accelerated over the last two years, with almost one-third (30%) of Europe’s largest listed companies now having pledged to reach net-zero by 2050, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 07, 2021

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in Pipeline to Accelerate Gender Parity in the Workplace

NEW YORK and DENVER; Aug. 6, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Pipeline, a Denver-based startup that uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to increase financial performance by closing the gender equity gap. 
August 06, 2021

Accenture Earns Top Spot On List of 100 Best Companies for Women in Japan

TOKYO; May 7, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has claimed the top spot on career and lifestyle magazine Nikkei Woman’s annual ranking of the 100 best companies where women actively take part. Last year, Accenture took the second overall spot on the list, which recognizes companies that promote the active participation of female employees.
May 07, 2021

Accenture Names 2021 Outside Counsel Diversity Award Winners

NEW YORK; April 8, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named four law firms – Arthur Cox, Covington & Burling, Crowell & Moring and Mason Hayes & Curran LLP — as the winners of its first-ever 2021 Outside Counsel Diversity Awards. While Accenture has recognized the general outstanding contributions of outside counsel firms for the past few years, the awards now honor the company’s legal service providers for their exceptional efforts in 2020 to create a culture of equality in their workplaces and communities.
April 08, 2021

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