Accenture Ranked No.1 on Refinitiv Index of World’s Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies

NEW YORK; Sept. 29, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has once again been ranked the No. 1 company on Refinitiv’s Diversity & Inclusion Index, which identifies the 100 publicly traded companies with the most diverse and inclusive workplaces, based on Refinitiv’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) data. This is Accenture’s seventh consecutive year on the Index and third time ranking No.1 in the past five years.
September 29, 2022

Accenture Invests in pulsESG™ to Advance ESG and Sustainability Measurement, Decision Making and Reporting for Companies

NEW YORK; July 25, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in pulsESG, Inc., a public benefit corporation dedicated to empowering purpose-driven enterprises to manage and improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) footprint. Backed by $10 million in earlier seed funding from other leading impact-driven investors, pulsESG is the latest company to join Accenture Ventures’ Project Spotlight, an engagement and early investment program that connects emerging technology software startups with the Global 2000 to fill strategic innovation gaps.
July 25, 2022

World Economic Forum, Accenture and EPRI To Help More Industrial Hubs Accelerate Their Net-Zero Transition

DAVOS-KLOSTERS; May 24, 2022 — Four leading industrial clusters in the Netherlands, Belgium and the U.S. today announced they are working together with the World Economic Forum to reduce their carbon emissions faster through the “Transitioning Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero” initiative. The World Economic Forum is collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on this initiative.  
May 24, 2022

Accenture to Discontinue Business in Russia

NEW YORK; March 3, 2022 – Accenture stands with the people of Ukraine and the governments, companies and individuals around the world calling for the immediate end to the unlawful and horrific attack on the people of Ukraine and their freedom. Therefore, Accenture is discontinuing our business in Russia.  We thank our nearly 2,300 colleagues in Russia for their dedication and service to Accenture over the years.  We will be providing support to our Russian colleagues. While Accenture does not have a business in Ukraine, we will continue our efforts to help our Ukrainian colleagues working around the globe at Accenture and their extended families; we are providing telehealth for those in Ukraine, and helping resettle family members who leave Ukraine.
March 03, 2022

Accenture Invests in Multicultural Media Technology Platform SwayBrand Through Accenture Ventures’ Black Founders Development Program

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has invested in Los Angeles-based SwayBrand, a multicultural media technology platform that helps brands connect with diverse influencers. This marks the first startup investment in North America made through the company’s Black Founders Development Program.
February 08, 2022

Accenture Expands Apprenticeship Hiring to 20% of US Entry-Level Roles

NEW YORK; Jan. 13, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it is expanding its apprenticeship program in the United States to give more people access to digital economy jobs and further advance its equitable approach to hiring, which focuses on skills, experiences and potential.  
January 13, 2022

Accenture Federal Services Launches St. Louis Apprenticeship Program

ARLINGTON, Va. and ST. LOUIS, Mo.; Dec. 7, 2021 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) is launching an apprenticeship and apprenticeship-in-training (AIT) program to skill and upskill communities of talent throughout the Greater St. Louis region. The program will be headquartered at AFS’ St. Louis Advanced Technology Center, located at 520 Maryville Drive in St. Louis County. Since opening its doors in February 2021, the Center continues to expand and is on track to bring up to 1,400 tech jobs to the region by 2025.
December 07, 2021

Accenture Announces Winners of ‘Accenture Innovation Challenge’ 2021

BENGALURU, India; Nov. 17, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of its Accenture Innovation Challenge 2021, a national-level competition aimed at inspiring students in India to apply their technology skills and creativity to develop innovative solutions which create value for society and businesses. The grand prize was awarded to the team from Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, for their solution Agrivery bags, which works as an alternative to plastic bags and helps prevent damage to food grains from rodents and pests.
November 17, 2021

Accenture and Envision Partner to Help Clients Accelerate Transition to Net-Zero

GLASGOW; Nov. 11, 2021 – At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and global green-tech leader Envision Group announced a sustainability strategic partnership to help clients move toward net-zero.
November 11, 2021

World Economic Forum, Accenture and EPRI Launch Initiative to Accelerate the Transition of Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero

GLASGOW; Nov. 3, 2021 – As more than 200 countries gathered at COP26 commit to greater greenhouse gas emissions reductions, there is an urgent need to deliver on these pledges. To help the global economy reach near net-zero emissions by mid-century, the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), is launching a new initiative, “Transitioning Industrial Clusters Towards Net Zero.”
November 03, 2021