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

Accenture Recognized on FORTUNE'S “100 Best Companies to Work For” List for Second Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Jan. 21, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 2010 “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the second year in a row, ranking No. 84, up from No. 97 in 2009.  The annual ranking, now in its 13th year, is a prestigious recognition of the best in workplace culture and talent initiatives.
January 21, 2010

Optimistic Outlook: Despite Obstacles, Millennial Women Overwhelmingly Positive about Career Prospects, Accenture Research Finds

Optimistic Outlook: Despite Obstacles, Millennial Women Overwhelmingly Positive about Career Prospects, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; Jan. 19, 2010 –  Against a backdrop of economic volatility, the vast majority of young professional women believe they will have rewarding careers balanced with fulfilling personal lives, according to research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 19, 2010

Accenture and NetHope Launch First IT Help Desk for International Non-Government Organizations

Accenture and NetHope Launch First IT Help Desk for International Non-Government Organizations
NEW YORK; Jan. 8, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetHope, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation, have launched the first global information technology (IT) help desk for international non-government organizations (NGOs).  The help desk, currently staffed by NGO employees and Accenture employees working with Accenture Development Partnerships, is available to NetHope members and represents the first time such a cross-agency service has been attempted for the development sector.
January 08, 2010