July 28, 2011
Accenture Honored as One of the “Best Corporate Citizens” in Government Contracting
Corporate Responsibility Magazine Cites Transparency, Environment, Human Rights and Philanthropy Efforts
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.
The companies listed aremeasured against 324 different elements in seven weighted categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy.
“Corporate citizenship is fundamental to the way we run our business,” said Stephen J. Rohleder, group chief executive for Accenture’s Health & Public Service practice. “It is anchored in our core values and reflected in the actions of our people, who meet the highest standards when serving clients. We are honored to have ranked so high on this list.”
The magazine ranked 48 contracting and consulting companies regularly doing business with the U.S. government.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 223,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. 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. The company generated net revenues of US $21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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