Accenture Awards Conexão Additional US$1.1 Million to Equip Young People in Brazil with Business Skills

SAO PAULO; October 18, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Conexão today announced that the Accenture Foundations have awarded Conexão an additional grant of US$1.1 million to help the organization expand its efforts to provide employment skills for underprivileged young people and mentor local entrepreneursin Brazil.  This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Conexão to more than $3.2 million. 
October 18, 2011

Accenture Awards NetHope US$1.4 Million to Expand IT Training Academy

NEW YORK; September 22, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetHope today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded NetHope US$1.4 million to expand its NetHope Academy, which provides computer science graduates with internships and on-the-job information technology (IT) skills so they can find work in the IT sector.
September 22, 2011

Accenture Study Finds Generation Y Driving Britain to Give More

LONDON; September 15, 2011 – The next generation of British adults is driving the future of charitable donations through an increasing emphasis on technology, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of 1,000 consumers.
September 15, 2011

Accenture Supports TSC’s IT Training Expansion With $100,000 Grant

NEW YORK; September 8, 2011—Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NPower’s Technology Service Corps (TSC), which provides free IT career training to underserved young adults, today announced that Accenture has awarded NPower an additional grant of $100,000 to expand its IT training program nationally, beginning with the opening of its first branch classroom in Harlem this fall. 
September 08, 2011

Accenture to Build Web-Based Portal for The Gender Equality Project

SAN FRANCISCO; August 31, 2011Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will design, build and deploy a cloud-based self-assessment web portal for The Gender Equality Project (TGEP), a Swiss not-for-profit foundation that works with multinational companies to ensure equal opportunities for men and women in the workplace. The portal, which salesforce.com will run on its Heroku cloud platform as a service, is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2011.

August 31, 2011

Accenture Foundations Provide Canadian Youth Business Foundation with US$420,000 to Support Young Entrepreneurs

TORONTO; August 31, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) today announced that the Accenture Foundations have awarded the national charity a grant of US$420,000 to help the organization support young entrepreneurs in Canada. 
August 31, 2011

Accenture Foundations Provide Leonard Cheshire Disability Additional US$2 Million to Expand Training Programs to the Philippines and South Asia

Accenture Foundations Provide Leonard Cheshire Disability Additional US$2 Million to Expand Training Programs to the Philippines and South Asia
LONDON; August 31, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Leonard Cheshire Disability today announced that the Accenture Foundations have awarded the charity an additional grant of US$2,050,000 to expand their Access to Livelihoods program, which currently provides people with disabilities in South Asia with training and career opportunities. 
August 31, 2011

Accenture Ireland Creates €100,000 Skills to Succeed Fund to Support Partner Groups

Accenture Ireland Creates €100,000 Skills to Succeed Fund to Support Partner Groups
DUBLIN; 25 August, 2011Accenture (NYSE: ACN) Ireland today announced that it has created a €100,000 fund to support its Skills to Succeed initiatives.  Monies in the fund will be given to three not-for-profit organizations – Fastrack to IT (FIT), Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and Trinity Access Programmes (TAP) – to support initiatives aimed at re-skilling unemployed or socially disadvantaged individuals so they can enter the workforce.
August 26, 2011

Accenture Honored as One of the “Best Corporate Citizens” in Government Contracting

Accenture Honored as One of the “Best Corporate Citizens” in Government Contracting
RESTON, Va; July 28, 2011—The nation’s leading independent voice on corporate citizenship has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as one of the top government suppliers.  Corporate Responsibility magazine ranked Accenture second on the list of the Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting,” acknowledging the company’s role in embracing social responsibility and transparency when working with government agencies.
July 28, 2011

Accenture Teams with Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute to Help Equip Patient Navigators with Job Skills

Accenture Teams with Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute to Help Equip Patient Navigators with Job Skills
NEW YORK; April 28, 2011– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (PNI) today announced that they are teaming to equip more people with the skills to get jobs as patient navigators, who provide one-on-one guidance and assistance to patients dealing with the health care system. 
April 28, 2011