Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
October 25, 2016

Six Accenture Leaders Named to the 2016 OUTstanding-Financial Times’ Leading LGBT and Ally Lists

NEW YORK; Oct. 25, 2016 – Accenture’s Sander van ’t Noordende, Andrew Wilson, Simon Eaves, Marty Rodgers, Ramsés Aldana and Rica Paras have been recognized by OUTstanding and the Financial Times as 2016 Leading LGBT and Ally Executives.
October 25, 2016

Accenture Announces Winners of ‘Innovation Jockeys’ Season Five

BENGALURU, India; Oct. 25, 2016 – Accenture, in partnership with Yahoo, announced the winners of the fifth season of #Innovation Jockeys, the hunt for India’s most ‘Innovative Minds’ at the Grand Finale round of the contest held in Bengaluru.
October 20, 2016

Women’s Share of U.S. Computing Workforce Declining, but Interventions Could Triple the Pipeline by 2025, According to Research from Accenture and Girls Who Code

NEW YORK; Oct. 20, 2016 – The share of women in the U.S. computing workforce will decline from 24 percent to 22 percent by 2025, according to new research from Accenture and Girls Who Code. But interventions to encourage girls to pursue a computer science education could triple the number of women in computing to 3.9 million, growing their share of technology jobs from 24 percent today to 39 percent in the same timeframe.
September 27, 2016

Accenture Named a Top 10 Company for Working Mothers

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named to the Top 10 on Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list, which spotlights organizations leading in areas such as women’s advancement, inclusion and diversity and work-life programs.
September 26, 2016

Accenture Named to Thomson Reuters Index of World’s Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies

NEW YORK; Sept. 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Thomson Reuters’ inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Index, which ranks the 100 most diverse and inclusive companies in the world.  Accenture ranked No. 18 on the list. 
September 05, 2016

Accenture and READ India Partner to Empower Women in Rural Karnataka India

Bangalore; Sept. 5, 2016 – To improve the employability and livelihood of more than 150 underprivileged women and young girls, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and READ India are launching a rural community development center in Bagepalli in Karnataka. The initiative will provide life and work-skills training in areas such as self-confidence, gender sensitization, sewing and stitching, computer skills, local crafts and reading and writing.
August 17, 2016

Accenture Teams with Women Filmmakers to Capture Inspirational Stories of Accenture Women around the World

New York; Aug. 17, 2016 – Growing up in a violent community in apartheid South Africa … swimming the English Channel to give back … inspiring women to follow their dreams in math and science. These are among the new video stories – produced by women filmmakers – for Accenture’s Being Greater Than campaign, which showcases the company’s female employees. 
July 15, 2016

Accenture Teams with Joint Base San Antonio Career Skills Program to Help Transition Service Members to Civilian Employment

SAN ANTONIO; July 15, 2016 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) is partnering with the 502d Air Base Wing Career Skills Program (CSP) at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) to help prepare soldiers for the transition from military to civilian employment. 
June 14, 2016

New Online Platform to Help Fill Empty Seats in Classrooms

BOSTON; June 14, 2016 – A company led by Harvard University students aspires to be “the Airbnb for higher education,” tapping unused capacity – empty seats – in higher education and vocational classrooms. The annual Public Sector Innovation Award, under the auspices of the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard and sponsored by Accenture, is providing $10,000 to help advance the new online platform.
May 18, 2016

Accenture Named a Working Mother 2016 Best Company for Multicultural Women

NEW YORK; May 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother’s 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.