Accenture Releases Updates on Inclusion & Diversity Programs, Environmental Performance Data

NEW YORK; June 30, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today released its Inclusion & Diversity Review and its environmental performance data. The Inclusion & Diversity Review is available at More information regarding Accenture’s environmental performance data can be found at

“These announcements are fundamental to our role as a good corporate citizen and demonstrate that we continue to raise the bar on our commitments, achieving outcomes that make a real impact,” said Adrian Lajtha, chief leadership officer at Accenture. “We’re moving into a new era of capturing and reporting a broad range of important information about our progress and stewardship, which will further our dialogue with our employees, clients and the communities where we live and work.”

The Inclusion & Diversity Review focuses on Accenture’s workforce, which spans countries, cultures, generations and a broad mix of educational experiences and backgrounds. The Review underscores the company’s belief that the talents of its diverse people, working in global teams and supported by Accenture’s common core values and methodologies, play a critical role in helping clients become high performance businesses. Highlights from the Review include:

The environmental performance data focus on the progress Accenture has made over the past year in terms of measuring and reducing environmental impact across its global operations. These data also provide background on what is included in Accenture’s carbon footprint and point the way to further improvements in the coming years. They include the following:

“Corporate citizenship is reflected in both our core values and the actions and attitudes of our people, and it is integral to our commitment to delivering high performance to clients,” Lajtha said. “Accenture is on a journey to enhance our stewardship and harness our people’s energy, enthusiasm and passion to make a real difference for organizations, communities and individuals around the world. The information we are releasing today is an important part of that process.”

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With approximately 177,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$23.39 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2008. Its home page is

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