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

Accenture to Equip 250,000 People by 2015 with the Skills to Get a Job or Build a Business

Accenture to Equip 250,000 People by 2015 with the Skills to Get a Job or Build a Business
NEW YORK; Sept. 14, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that, by 2015, it will equip 250,000 people around the world with the skills to get a job or build a business.  This goal underscores Accenture’s commitment to its corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed, which, through teaming with strategic partners, educates people around the world, building skills that enable them to participate in and contribute to the economy and society.
September 14, 2010

Accenture Grants Passerelles Numériques US$1.26 million to Build Information Technology Skills Among Underprivileged Young People

CEBU, Philippines; June 28, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that the Accenture Foundations have awarded US$1.26 million (more than PHP 58 million) to Passerelles Numériques (PN) for the organization’s Cebu System and Network Administration training initiatives. The grant, which will be distributed over a four-year period, will be used to help disadvantaged young people acquire information technology (IT) skills.
June 30, 2010

Accenture Foundations Grant Enablis Additional US$348,000 to Support Entrepreneurs in Africa

Accenture Foundations Grant Enablis Additional US$348,000 to Support Entrepreneurs in Africa
MONTREAL; May 25, 2010 –Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and The Enablis Entrepreneurial Network today announced that the Accenture Foundations have awarded Enablis an additional grant of US$348,000 to help fund the organization’s support of entrepreneurs in Africa.  This brings the total of direct support to Enablis in Africa to more than $2 million since 2007.  
May 25, 2010

Accenture; BSI, Ltd. and NetHope Launch eLearning Initiative with the Tanzania Ministry of Education and Vocational Training to Improve Secondary Education In Tanzania With Information and Communications Technology Solutions

Accenture; BSI, Ltd. and NetHope Launch eLearning Initiative with the Tanzania Ministry of Education and Vocational Training  to Improve Secondary Education In Tanzania With Information and Communications Technology Solutions
NEW YORK; May 5, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN); BSI, Ltd. and NetHope have been engaged by the Tanzania Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MoEVT) to create an eLearning initiative to improve the country’s secondary education system using state-of-the-art information and communications technology. The initiative, “Tanzania Beyond Tomorrow,” will help the country’s 4,000 secondary schools deal with the challenges of teacher capacity and technology enablement of more than 1.5 million students in a rapidly growing school system.
May 05, 2010

Resilience Key to Keeping Your Job, Accenture Research Finds

Resilience Key to Keeping Your Job, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; March 5, 2010 – Corporate leaders around the world believe that resilience – the ability to overcome challenges and turn them into opportunities – is key to keeping your job.  These leaders view women as slightly more resilient than men, and they are providing their female professionals with a variety of programs aimed at developing resilience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 05, 2010