Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
June 10, 2015

Accenture Makes US$3.3 Million Grant to Plan International to Help Thousands of Latin American Youth Find Jobs

RECIFE, BRAZIL; June 10, 2015 – Accenture and the Accenture Foundations (NYSE: ACN) have made a US$3.3 million grant to Plan International to help the nonprofit provide skills training to 4,000 disadvantaged youth in Brazil, Colombia and El Salvador through its Youth Employment Solutions program.

June 10, 2015

Accenture Makes US$6 Million Contribution to Help Thousands of Mediterranean Youth Find Jobs

MADRID; June 10, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Accenture Foundations have made a US$6 million contribution to Education for Employment (EFE) to help launch its Training for the Future program by delivering online and classroom-based skills training to more than 25,000 disadvantaged youth in Morocco, Spain and Tunisia.
 
May 05, 2015

Accenture India Increases Paid Maternity Leave to 22 Weeks

BANGALORE; May 5, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has increased maternity-leave benefits for its full-time and part-time women employees in India to 22 weeks of paid leave, up significantly from the current statutory requirement of 12 weeks.
 
April 27, 2015

Accenture and Entreculturas Equip 95,000 Youth across Latin America with Workplace Skills

MADRID; April 27, 2015 – For the last four years Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Fundación Entreculturas have been partnering on a program that has equipped 95,000 disadvantaged youth across 10 Latin American countries with market-relevant skills to help them secure jobs. 
 
April 24, 2015

Accenture Ranks 15th on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity®

NEW YORK; April 24, 2015 – Accenture has been named a 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Company for Diversity for the ninth year, marking the company’s fourth consecutive year in the Top 15.
March 31, 2015

Accenture to Equip 3 Million with Workplace and Entrepreneurial Skills by 2020

NEW YORK; Mar. 31, 2015 – Accenture released its 2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measurable Difference,” which announces a series of 2020 goals and highlights the company’s efforts to collaborate with others to improve the way the world works and lives.
March 30, 2015

Accenture in the UK Helps 20,000 Young People Improve Employability Skills

LONDON; March 31, 2015 – Accenture’s Skills to Succeed Academy has equipped more than 20,000 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 in the United Kingdom (UK) with the skills to get a job. Launched in May 2013, the Academy is a free digital training program designed to build key employability skills and the confidence of young people throughout the UK. Training curricula, hosted in the cloud, is available in England, Scotland and Wales and was recently expanded to Northern Ireland.
March 23, 2015

Accenture IRONMAN 70.3 California to Showcase Top Athletes

SAN DIEGO; March 23, 2015 – For the third year, Accenture returns as title sponsor of the IRONMAN® 70.3® California triathlon on Saturday, March 28. The race, which will host nearly 3,000 athletes from around the world in Oceanside, Calif., has raised more than $200,000 for injured service members, veterans and first responders, through the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF) Operation Rebound program.
 
March 18, 2015

Accenture to Help The Prince’s Trust Secure Employment for 3,500 Young People

LONDON; March 18, 2015 – With an additional £200,000 from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), The Prince’s Trust will provide skills training to 7,000 young people in the United Kingdom (UK) this year, with the goal of helping 3,500 secure jobs. Those who don't get a job immediately will still be supported over the next 12 months, with many going on to further training.
 
March 03, 2015

Accenture and Amref Health Africa to Improve Healthcare Services for Hundreds of Thousands Across Africa

LONDON; Mar. 3, 2015 – Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Amref Health Africa an additional grant of US$3 million to help the organization enhance and scale its mobile health training program to 3,000 community health workers in Kenya. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Amref Health Africa to more than US$7.3 million since 2005.