Project 8 Helps Address Future Human Needs with Support from Accenture and Salesforce

SAN FRANCISCO; Nov. 18, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped The Demand Institute, a nonprofit run jointly by The Conference Board and Nielsen, develop a global data collaboration platform, called Project 8. It serves as a marketplace for information and ideas aimed at better predicting and planning for future human needs such as food, water, and energy as populations continue to grow and become more urban.
November 18, 2019

Community College Students Can Help Offset the Nation’s Tech Talent Shortage, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 31, 2019 – Community college students — with support from employers — are a key source of talent to help solve the country’s skilled tech talent shortage, according to results of a survey “Apprenticeships: From Community College to Promising Tech Career,” released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 31, 2019

Accenture, Cisco and Quest Alliance Team to Skill Youth for the Digital Economy

BANGALORE, INDIA; July 2, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Cisco and Quest Alliance are teaming to equip 1.5 million youth across India with skills for the digital economy. As part of a year-long collaboration, the organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General of Training (DGT) within the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to offer a digital skilling program to all students enrolled in industrial training institutes (ITIs) via the government of India’s Bharat Skills portal.
July 02, 2019

Accenture Wins Inaugural CODiE Award for Best Diversity and Inclusion Team of the Year

NEW YORK; June 25, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received the first-ever CODiE award from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) for Best Diversity & Inclusion Team of the Year. SIIA, the leading association representing the software and digital content industries, presents the CODiE awards every year to software, products, and services teams that have achieved excellence and innovation in technology.
June 25, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with Corteva Agriscience on Pilot Program to Bring Technology Skilling to Rural Iowa

JEFFERSON, Iowa; June 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Corteva Agriscience (NYSE: CTVA) announced today during a press conference with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, a collaboration bringing together non-profit groups, higher education organizations, and government leaders to help individuals and educators in Jefferson, Iowa, acquire technology skills while remaining in their rural communities.
June 05, 2019

Accenture Teams with St. Louis Promise Zone to Launch New Program to Provide Technology Skilling and Job Placement for Mid-Career Workers

ST. LOUIS; June 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the St. Louis Promise Zone — a federal program that advances economic activity and career mobility in high-poverty areas — have launched a new program to help Promise Zone residents develop the skills they need to pursue the rapidly growing number of information technology (IT) jobs in the St. Louis area. 
June 03, 2019

Accenture Publishes 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report

NEW YORK; April 16, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details how the company innovates to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
April 16, 2019

Accenture’s Caroline Gayle Named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology

TORONTO; March 8, 2019 – Accenture managing director Caroline Gayle has been named 2019’s Mentor of the Year by Women in Communications and Technology (WCT).
March 08, 2019

Culture of Equality Is Powerful Multiplier of Workplace Innovation, New Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; March 7, 2019 – A workplace culture of equality is a powerful multiplier of innovation and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 07, 2019

Accenture and Expo 2020 Dubai Pledge 2,020 Hours of Coding Tutorials to UAE Students

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; Feb. 24, 2019Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Expo 2020 Dubai have committed to hosting 2,020 hours of coding tutorials for UAE-based primary school students before the World Expo opens on Oct. 20, 2020. The ‘2020 Hours of Code’ initiative will help students build invaluable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, useful to all students regardless of their career interests.
February 24, 2019