Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
April 26, 2016

Accenture Teams with Code.org to Support Increased Funding for Computer Science Education

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced an expanded collaboration and joint campaign with Code.org, joining with other major businesses, elected officials and educators to encourage increased funding for computer science education for K-12 students. As part of its commitment, Accenture will donate $500,000 to support Code.org activities around the nation plus additional pro bono services.
April 25, 2016

Accenture Teams with City Colleges in the College to Careers Initiative, Helping to Prepare Students for Careers in Information Technology

CHICAGO; April 25, 2016 – City Colleges of Chicago today announced a collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help enhance and shape information technology (IT) curriculum at City Colleges of Chicago, as part of the community college system’s College to Careers initiative. Launched by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman, College to Careers aligns each City College with a high-demand career sector and partners faculty and staff with leading employers and four-year universities to prepare students for the tens of thousands of jobs coming to the Chicagoland region in fast-growing fields over the next decade. 
April 11, 2016

Accenture Further Strengthens Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity in Canada

TORONTO; April 11, 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 Bill Morris, Canada President of Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 30, 2016

Accenture Releases 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report; Skills to Succeed Initiative Equips More than 1.2 Million People with Job Skills

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released its 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measureable Difference,” which explores the company’s progress, performance and goals across its global operations.
March 17, 2016

Accenture Named a National Association of Female Executives Top Company for the Fifth Time

NEW YORK: Mar. 17, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) has named the company to the 2016 list of “Top Companies for Executive Women.” This marks the fifth time that NAFE has recognized Accenture as a top company for female executives.  Julie Sweet, Accenture’s group chief executive for North America, will deliver opening remarks today at NAFE’s “Top Companies for Executive Women Gala Awards Luncheon” in New York City.
March 09, 2016

Accenture’s Innovation Challenge Rallies MBA Teams to Address Nonprofit Challenges

PHILADELPHIA; Mar. 9, 2016 – As part of the annual Accenture Innovation Challenge, a group of MBA students from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business will team with Accenture (NYSE: ACN)  to provide pro-bono management consulting support to help advance the growth plans for Back on My Feet.
March 04, 2016

UNOPS and Accenture Form Agreement to Pave Way for Future Collaboration

BRUSSELS, Mar. 4, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enable cooperation between the two organizations on humanitarian and development projects in certain locations around the world.  
March 03, 2016

Digital Skills Help Narrow the Workplace Gender Gap, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Mar. 3, 2016 – Digitally savvy women are helping to close the gender gap in the workplace. And digital fluency, the extent to which people embrace and use digital technologies to become more knowledgeable, connected and effective, plays a key role in helping women achieve gender equality and level the playing field.  
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.