April 03, 2018

Accenture Publishes 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report

NEW YORK; April 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today released its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details the company’s goals and progress toward helping improve the way the world works and lives.
March 14, 2018

Accenture Survey Points to Untapped Opportunity for Girls to Fulfill Their Creative Aspirations with STEM Careers

LONDON; March 14, 2018 – Although the vast majority (84 percent) of young people in the U.K. believe that many jobs in the future will involve science, technology, engineering and mathematics – known as STEM – U.K. girls believe that STEM jobs lack the creativity they seek in their careers, according to results of a survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 06, 2018

Company Culture is Key to Unlocking Gender Equality and Narrowing Pay Gap, New Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 6, 2018 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality – including 14 factors that matter the most. The research, published today in the company’s “Getting to Equal 2018” report, details the most-effective actions that business leaders can take to accelerate advancement and help close the gender pay gap. 
January 17, 2018

Top Executives Kick Off Joint Initiative to Grow Women-Owned Businesses

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, D.C.; Jan. 17, 2018 – The Canada-US Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (the Council) has announced recommendations for the first pillar of their groundbreaking bilateral initiative, “Advancing Women in Business.” GE Canada President & CEO, GE Vice President Elyse Allan and NRStor Inc. Chair & CEO Annette Verschuren are leading this pillar, which specifically aims to help growth-minded women entrepreneurs scale up their businesses.
December 20, 2017

Accenture Reimagines Its Code of Business Ethics Through Intelligent Technology

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2017 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is reinforcing its commitment to ethical business practices by transforming its Code of Business Ethics for the digital age.  By applying design thinking and integrating intelligent technology, the company has reinvented its Code from a legal document into an interactive, mobile-first tool that helps its global workforce act with integrity.  
December 04, 2017

Accenture Pledges Thousands of Hours to Bring Coding to Students with ‘Hour of Code’ Activities

NEW YORK; Dec. 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) employees across 56 countries have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of Code and lead coding tutorial sessions around the world during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4-10, as part of the company’s commitment to helping students around the world build computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
November 10, 2017

Accenture Teams with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families to Bolster Skills Training and Transitional Employment Support for U.S. Military Community

NEW YORK; Nov. 10, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has granted more than US$2.5 million to help the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) expand its successful Onward to Opportunity-Veteran Career Transition Program (O2O-VCTP) initiative, which provides comprehensive training, certification and transitional employment support to veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. 
November 07, 2017

Accenture Named to 2018 List of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for Seventh Consecutive Year

TORONTO; Nov. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the seventh consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.
October 12, 2017

New Report Identifies Best Practices for Creating and Sustaining Apprenticeship Programs

NEW YORK; Oct. 12, 2017 – Accenture, the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) and ETH Zurich/KOF Swiss Economic Institute today released a new report that examines best practices for creating and sustaining apprenticeship programs, which are gaining momentum as a strategy for narrowing the skills gap.

 
August 30, 2017

Aon and Accenture Join Forces to Expand Apprenticeships Across Chicago

CHICAGO; Aug. 30, 2017 – In the latest sign that the push to create apprenticeships in professional services is catching on, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will expand its Chicago apprenticeship program modeled on Aon plc’s (NYSE: AON) highly successful program run in collaboration with the City Colleges of Chicago. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta praised both companies for bringing apprenticeships to the professional services sector.