Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
March 09, 2017

Accenture Publishes 2016 U.S. Workforce Demographics, Sets Goal to Grow Percentage of Women to 40 Percent by 2020

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2017 –  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today published the 2016 demographics of its U.S. workforce for gender, ethnicity, persons with disabilities and veterans, showing modest increases in these areas of diversity over 2015. The company also set a new goal to grow the percentage of its women in the U.S. from 36 percent to 40 percent by 2020.

March 07, 2017

Three Critical Accelerators to Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Class of 2020, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Mar. 7, 2017 – Women graduating from university in developed markets in 2020 could be the first generation to close the gender pay gap in their professional lifetimes, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
February 07, 2017

Accenture Finds Girls’ Take-up of STEM Subjects is Held Back by Stereotypes, Negative Perceptions and Poor Understanding of Career Options

LONDON; Feb. 7, 2017 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with ‘doing research’ (52 percent) ‘working in a laboratory’ (47 percent) and ‘wearing a white coat’ (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys.
February 06, 2017

Journalists for Human Rights Launches Redesigned Dibaajimo.com Platform with Accenture to Help Train Indigenous Canadians in Journalism

TORONTO; Feb. 6, 2017 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has launched the redesigned dibaajimo.com, a free digital learning platform to train indigenous peoples across Canada in fundamental journalism skills and help them begin careers as journalists. 
December 21, 2016

Accenture Awards INR 48 Million in Grants to Support Job-Skills Training for Persons with Disabilities in India

NEW DELHI; Dec. 21 2016 – To increase job readiness and opportunity for persons with disabilities, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has awarded a series of grants worth INR 48 million to its nonprofit partners Dr. Reddy’s Foundation, Anudip Foundation and EnAble India.
December 05, 2016

Accenture Teams with Code.org Through ‘Hour of Code’ to Inspire Students to Learn Coding, Develop Computer Science Skills to Prepare for the Digital Economy

NEW YORK; Dec. 5, 2016 – For the second straight year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches tens of millions of students through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming. 
December 01, 2016

Accenture Names 647 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named 647 people to managing director and senior managing director, including a record percentage of women.
November 23, 2016

Two Accenture Leaders Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network

TORONTO; Nov. 23, 2016 – Two Accenture leaders have been named to the Women’s Executive Network 2016 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list. The Accenture leaders are: 
November 10, 2016

Accenture Named a Top 10 Company for Women in India

MUMBAI; Nov. 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized in the Top 10 of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India list, which celebrates organizations that champion sustainable careers for women. The inaugural list was published by Working Mother and AVTAR.
November 07, 2016

Accenture Named to 2017 List of Canada's Top 100 Employers for Sixth Consecutive Year

TORONTO; Nov. 7, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the sixth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.