October 21, 2013

Accenture Named to 2014 List of 'Canada’s Top 100 Employers'

TORONTO; Oct 21, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers list for the fourth consecutive year. The list, which results from an annual competition to recognize Canada’s best places to work, appears today in The Globe and Mail and is published on the Canadian job search website, www.Eluta.ca.

"Being recognized as a Canadian employer of choice for the third consecutive year demonstrates Accenture’s commitment to our people in Canada, and communicates the importance of investing in strong diversity and environmental programs, a healthy workplace strategy, and family-friendly work policies," said Michael Denham, president and country managing director, Accenture in Canada. "We strongly believe in investing in our people to ensure they have the skills they need to serve our clients and grow their careers - this is imperative for us as we help clients address their most significant business challenges."

Accenture is consistently recognized worldwide as an employer of choice, including by Universum, DiversityInc and FORTUNE.

"Being known as an employer of choice with a first-rate diversity program is extremely important to people at Accenture," said Claudia Thompson, managing director, Human Capital & Diversity, Accenture in Canada. "We believe in encouraging our employees to bring their whole selves to work, and it is this diversity of talent and experience that helps Accenture deliver high performance for our clients."
Programs and initiatives that contributed to Accenture’s place on the Top 100 Employers list, include:

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 275,000 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. Through its Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship focus, Accenture is committed to equipping 500,000 people around the world by 2015 with the skills to get a job or build a business. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

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