January 22, 2015

Accenture Mobilizes Additional Support for Yolanda Reconstruction

Company’s contributions top US$2.3 million since 2013

MANILA; Jan. 22, 2015 – Accenture announced additional cash and pro-bono contributions of approximately US$220,000 to support long-term reconstruction efforts in Philippines communities that were heavily affected by Typhoon Yolanda, bringing the company’s total support to more than US$2.3 million since 2013.

Accenture’s contributions will help strengthen the resilience and economic independence of residents in disaster-stricken areas through job skills and entrepreneurial training. This effort is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed, which is equipping more than 700,000 people around the world with the skills to get a job or build a business. The contributions include a mix of financial giving as well as the time and skills of its people:

Accenture people worldwide also have contributed an additional US$100,000 to the Philippine Red Cross and other charities providing local relief. Since 2013, Accenture people have contributed more than $US700,000 to support Typhoon Yolanda recovery efforts.

“We are focused on directly helping people get back to work, rebuilding their businesses and supporting sustainable economic opportunities,” said Lito Tayag, country managing director, Accenture in the Philippines. ”We have an unwavering commitment to improving not only the economic resilience of the people affected by Typhoon Yolanda, but to strengthening these local economies for the long-term.”

About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 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 initiative, Accenture is equipping more than 700,000 people around the world with the skills to get a job or build a business. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

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