September 20, 2013
Accenture Recognized Among 'Best Companies for Diversity' for 2013
NEW YORK; September 20, 2013 – Accenture has been named to the 2013 HispanicBusiness Best Companies for Diversity List, rising to number 32, up from number 38 last year. The ranking is published as part of the HispanicBusiness’ Annual State of Diversity Report which ranks US companies based on the effectiveness of their diversity initiatives. This marks Accenture’s fourth consecutive year on the list.
"The recognition from HispanicBusiness underscores Accenture’s commitment to providing an open and inclusive work environment," said Jorge Benitez, chief executive – United States and senior managing director – North America, Accenture. "Valuing diversity is part of our company’s core values, improves the way we work together and helps us drive high performance for our clients."
The HispanicBusiness Best Companies for Diversity List ranks U.S. companies in their willingness and ability to attract Hispanics to the boardroom as well as on diversity recruitment, retention and promotion, marketing and commercial outreach and supplier diversity. 50 companies are recognized on this year’s list, compared to 55 in 2012.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 266,000 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$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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