Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
February 08, 2016

Accenture Further Strengthens Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity in the U.S.

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2016 – Inclusion and diversity are key to innovation and essential to business in a digital age. At Accenture, we know that our diversity makes us stronger, smarter and more innovative, which helps us better serve the needs of our clients, our people and our communities, said Julie Sweet, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) chief executive – North America. 

January 19, 2016

Accenture’s Support of ACCES Employment to Help Thousands of New Canadians Secure Jobs

Accenture’s $1 million grant to ACCES Employment will help develop a new digital platform to deliver skills training 56,000 Canadians.
January 15, 2016

Accenture and Stemettes to Bring Together 1,800 Girls across UK and Ireland to Create Digital Apps and Inspire Future Careers

London; Jan. 15, 2016 – Accenture and Stemettes will host ‘Girls in STEM’ events for 1,800 girls on 28 January at five locations in the UK and Ireland. The girls, aged 11 - 15, will have the chance to try their hand at coding, take part in workshops and hear from inspirational speakers from the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) sector, including representatives from the BBC and Women in Gaming, as well as Naomi Mitchison, an IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year, and Carrie Bishop, director of Futuregov.
December 07, 2015

Accenture Teams with Code.org to Advance Coding Literacy and Encourage Participation in Hour of Code

NEW YORK; Dec. 7, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is teaming with Code.org to support global participation in Hour of Code, one of the world’s largest educational events, designed to prove anyone can learn the basics of coding, have fun doing it, then continue learning beyond one hour. Thousands of Accenture employees around the world have pledged to complete nearly 8,000 Hours of Code during Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13). This number is expected to grow as Accenture employees commit to an Hour of Code and volunteer to work with teachers and Code.org to help students learn the basics of computer science at local schools and events through fun, game-like online lessons.
December 01, 2015

Accenture’s Support of Youth Business International Will Help Young Entrepreneurs Launch 10,000 Start-Ups

LONDON; Dec. 1, 2015 – With a US$5 million grant from Accenture (NYSE:ACN), Youth Business International (YBI) will enhance the capacity, scale and impact of its global network and equip 50,000 youth worldwide with entrepreneurial skills.
December 01, 2015

Accenture Recognized by CDP as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is recognized as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change and is named to the “Climate A List” by CDP, an international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. The “Climate A List” is produced at the request of 822 investors who represent more than a third of the world’s invested capital.
November 23, 2015

Accenture Expands Partnership with Fundación Entreculturas to Equip 175,000 Youth with Job Skills

MADRID; November 23, 2015 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) US$3.8 million grant to Fundación Entreculturas will help expand the nonprofit’s e-learning program and equip an additional 80,000 disadvantaged youth across Africa, Latin America and Spain with the skills needed for the most in-demand jobs.  
November 19, 2015

Gender Equality Fundamental for Business and Next Generation of Leaders, says Accenture Chairman and CEO

NEW YORK; Nov. 19, 2015 – Gender equality is an essential element of an inclusive workplace, says Accenture (NYSE: ACN) Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme. 
November 12, 2015

Accenture Helps Philadelphia Youth Network Identify Areas of Opportunity for Out-of-School Out-of-Work Youth

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.; Nov. 12, 2015 – The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN), on behalf of Project U-Turn, engaged Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop recommendations for employment pathway models for out-of-school and out-of-work youth aged 18 to 24 in the Philadelphia region.
October 28, 2015

Accenture’s US$2.2 Million Grant to Plan Netherlands Will Help Thousands of Tanzanian and Zambian Youth Secure Employment

AMSTERDAM; Oct. 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a US$2.2 million grant to Plan Netherlands to help the nonprofit deliver digital, technical and life skills training to more than 6,000 disadvantaged youth in Tanzania and Zambia.