October 10, 2012

Accenture Named to 2013 List of "Canada’s Top 100 Employers"

TORONTO; Oct. 10, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers list, an annual competition to recognize Canada’s best places to work. The publication of standings, now in its 13th year, appears today in The Globe and Mail.

"Being recognized once again as an employer of choice for about 4,500 Canadians is very important because our business is our people - and we value them for their dedication to helping us and our clients achieve high performance," said Michael Denham, President and Managing Director at Accenture in Canada. "Our placement among Canada’s Top 100 Employers showcases to our clients, employees and potential recruits that Accenture has family-friendly work policies and first-rate diversity programs."

Several of Accenture’s leading initiatives have been listed in the detailed reasons for selection, published on the Canadian job search website, Eluta.ca. Accenture is consistently recognized worldwide as an employer of choice, including by Fortune and Working Mother magazines. Accenture is ranked by DiversityInc as a Top 50 Company for Diversity.

"Our commitment to promote a diverse and inclusive workplace creates the necessary environment for high performance," said Claudia Thompson, managing director, Human Capital & Diversity for Accenture Canada.

Accenture provides a number of programs and initiatives for employees, including:

Canada’s Top 100 Employers are selected by an advisory board of people drawn from universities across Canada, each of whom have written or edited a major Canadian textbook on human resources. About 12,500 companies were invited to apply for the award.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with 257,000 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$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

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