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

Thomas Cook and Accenture Expand Relationship with 10-Year Technology Consulting and Outsourcing Agreement

LONDON; Sept 20, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a 10-year technology consulting and outsourcing contract by the Thomas Cook Group plc, which includes the transformation and management of the travel group’s technology infrastructure across Europe. The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
September 20, 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 Settles Lawsuit with U.S. Department of Justice

NEW YORK; Sept. 12, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to settle a lawsuit originally filed in 2006 (United States ex rel. Norman Rille and Neal Roberts v. Accenture LLP) for $63.68 million. The lawsuit claimed that, in work for the U.S. federal government, Accenture received payments, resale revenue or other benefits through alliance agreements with technology vendors that were not sufficiently disclosed and that were not allowed on federal contracts. 
September 12, 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 Completes Assessment for Texas Health Services Authority

AUSTIN, TX; September 07, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed an assessment and plan to support implementation and interoperability standards for a state-wide health information exchange (HIE) for the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA).
September 07, 2011

Accenture and European Parliament Sign IT Application Development and Management Services Agreement

Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has signed a €12million (approx US$16.5 million) IT application services agreement with the European Parliament  to develop, maintain and support a variety of applications across the Parliament’s operations.
September 05, 2011

Accenture Launches Global Social Media Innovation Center in Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO; September 1, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the opening of the Accenture Enterprise Social Media Innovation Center. Dedicated to the development of innovative social media solutions, the center will help clients more effectively use social media capabilities in the enterprise.
September 01, 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 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 and VMware Expand Relationship with Joint Development, Marketing and Delivery Agreement

Accenture and VMware Expand Relationship with Joint Development, Marketing and Delivery Agreement
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS;  Aug. 30, 2011 – Today at VMworld® 2011, Accenture and VMware announced an expansion of their existing relationship with a technology agreement to perform the joint development, marketing and delivery of a customized set of solutions initially focused on three areas. The expanded relationship is designed to help clients accelerate adoption of cloud computing technologies by providing guidance on how to optimize information technology (IT) processes within the enterprise and educate clients on new best practices.
August 30, 2011