Roxanne Taylor
New York
+1 (917) 452 5106

August 16, 2001

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow Morning

NEW YORK, August 16, 2001 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will host a conference call tomorrow, Friday, August 17, at 9:00 AM (ET). A news release will be issued approximately 90 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call.

To participate, please dial (913) 981-5507 approximately 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. A replay of the call will be available at www.accenture.com, or by dialing (719) 457-0820 and entering the passcode 619116 from 12:00 PM (ET) Friday, August 17 through Friday, August 24.

Accenture is the world’s leading provider of management and technology consulting services and solutions, with more than 75,000 people in 46 countries delivering a wide range of specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries. Accenture operates globally with one common brand and business model designed to enable the company to serve its clients on a consistent basis around the world. Under its strategy, Accenture is building a network of businesses to meet the full range of any organization’s needs - consulting, technology, outsourcing, alliances and venture capital. The company generated revenues before reimbursements of $9.75 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2000 and $8.67 billion for the nine months ended May 31, 2001. Its home page is http://www.accenture.com.

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