May 04, 2022

Accenture Recognized as No. 1 on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® List; Joins Hall of Fame

NEW YORK; May 4, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as number one on DiversityInc’s 2022 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list — a recognition that also welcomes the company into its Hall of Fame. This marks the 16th consecutive year DiversityInc has recognized Accenture in the United States for the steps it has taken to create an inclusive and equitable culture.

DiversityInc evaluates companies that champion inclusion and diversity in six areas: Human Capital Diversity Metrics, Leadership Accountability, Talent Programs, Workplace Practices, Supplier Diversity and Philanthropy.

Accenture has been recognized as number one on DiversityInc’s 2022 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list
and welcomed into its Hall of Fame.

Accenture was also recognized on several DiversityInc Specialty Lists, including No.1 for Top Companies for Board of Directors, No. 3 for Top Companies for Mentoring and No.4 for Top Companies for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG).

“At Accenture, the richness of our diversity starts with every single one of us. The unique voices and experiences of our people form the powerful collective that propels our progress and makes inclusion, diversity and equality part of who we are and how we work every day. Yet our work is not done,” said Ellyn Shook, Accenture’s chief leadership and human resources officer. “To truly level the playing field, the path forward is equity for all. And because of our size and scale, we can accelerate inclusive and equitable growth in the communities where we work and live.”

Accenture’s commitments and investments to nurture a culture of equity include:

“Reaching number one is a milestone — and it’s the result of our people’s relentless focus on creating a culture where equity is the reality,” said Jimmy Etheredge, CEO of Accenture North America. “We’re even more energized to make Accenture a place where we truly care about each other, where everyone has a voice and where everyone can grow and learn. Together we will keep making change happen for our people, our clients and our communities.”

Accenture’s commitment to inclusion and diversity has generated significant recognition including: the highest-scoring company on the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, No. 3 on the Refinitiv Diversity & Inclusion Index, No. 6 on Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, and 15 consecutive years on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.

For more about inclusion and diversity at Accenture, visit

About Accenture
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

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