Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
August 22, 2017

Accenture Supports Newly Launched Fintech71 Accelerator Program in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Aug. 22, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined leading financial institutions to support the inaugural Fintech71 financial technology accelerator in Ohio. Accenture will serve as a member of the Fintech71 board advisors and provide funding and expert consultation to help establish a robust mentorship program. 
July 27, 2017

Accenture Launches Hands-On Apprenticeship Program with Community Partners in San Antonio to Develop Workforce of the Future

SAN ANTONIO, Texas; July 27, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services has launched an innovative public-private partnership with the City of San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas, targeting the Eastside Promise Zone in San Antonio, that will provide up to 50 paid apprenticeships this year as a pilot for students and adults from the Eastside Education and Training Center, Sam Houston High School, and St. Philips College.  
June 16, 2017

Accenture Employees to Pack and Donate 100,000 Meals to Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank

TORONTO; June 16, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) employees in Toronto today are packing and donating 100,000 hunger-relief meals to Daily Bread Food Bank to relieve an annual reduction in donations that typically occurs after the winter holidays have ended and warmer weather arrives. Accenture is also making a $10,000 cash donation to the food bank. 
June 14, 2017

Accenture Sets Goal to Achieve Gender Balanced Workforce by 2025

NEW YORK; June 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025.
May 04, 2017

Accenture Announces U.S. 'Innovation Challenge' Undergraduate Winner

LOS ANGELES, Ca; May 4, 2017 – A student team from the University of Southern California (USC), in conjunction with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), will provide pro-bono management consulting services to help Habitat for Humanity International design and create an initiative to boost volunteer retention as part of Accenture's annual U.S. undergraduate Innovation Challenge.
May 04, 2017

Accenture-Sponsored Award Supports New Online Marketplace for Substitute and Part-Time Teachers

BOSTON; May 4, 2017 – The Public Sector Innovation Award, conferred annually by Harvard University’s Technology and Entrepreneurship Center and sponsored by Accenture, is providing $10,000 to help advance Parachute Teachers, a new online marketplace designed to alleviate the nationwide shortage of substitute and part-time teachers. 
April 20, 2017

Accenture MBA Innovation Challenge Supports USA for UNHCR

NEW YORK; Apr. 20, 2017 – A group of MBA students from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business was selected to team with Accenture (ACN: NYSE) to provide pro-bono management consulting for the U.S. based nonprofit dedicated to raising funds and awareness for refugees and for the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The team will have the opportunity to help implement their proposal for the nonprofit, USA for UNHCR.
April 20, 2017

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children

BENGALURU, India; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by the government. The “Million Meals” project revolutionized Akshaya Patra’s supply chain and operations, resulting in improved food quality and expanded service reach.
April 03, 2017

Accenture Named Best Employer of the Year at International ICT Awards Philippines 2017

MANILA; Apr. 3, 2017 – Accenture has been recognized as the Best Employer of the Year in the Philippines at the recent International Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Awards Philippines 2017. This is the company’s second time winning this award, reinforcing Accenture’s leadership position in the local information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry and its commitment to the professional and personal growth of its more than 45,000 employees in the country.  
March 30, 2017

Accenture Becomes Founding Sponsor of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto

TORONTO; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it is a founding sponsor of the new Vector Institute for artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada. The relationship is based on a shared mission to identify new business models for artificial intelligence and to position Canada as a global leader in the digital era.