Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
January 17, 2018

Top Executives Kick Off Joint Initiative to Grow Women-Owned Businesses

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, D.C.; Jan. 17, 2018 – The Canada-US Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (the Council) has announced recommendations for the first pillar of their groundbreaking bilateral initiative, “Advancing Women in Business.” GE Canada President & CEO, GE Vice President Elyse Allan and NRStor Inc. Chair & CEO Annette Verschuren are leading this pillar, which specifically aims to help growth-minded women entrepreneurs scale up their businesses.
December 20, 2017

Accenture Reimagines Its Code of Business Ethics Through Intelligent Technology

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2017 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is reinforcing its commitment to ethical business practices by transforming its Code of Business Ethics for the digital age.  By applying design thinking and integrating intelligent technology, the company has reinvented its Code from a legal document into an interactive, mobile-first tool that helps its global workforce act with integrity.  
December 13, 2017

United Way of Dallas Collaborates with Accenture and Salesforce for Cloud Transformation to Improve Efficiency and Drive Community Engagement

DALLAS; Dec 13, 2017 – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), an education-, health- and community-focused nonprofit serving Northern Texas, has successfully completed a cloud transformation project with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Salesforce and certified Salesforce partner Configero. The project aims to drive efficiencies in UWMD’s business operations and to leverage data for donor engagement and retention. Specifically, UWMD has invested in cloud technology to get a complete view of its complex business processes, automate labor-intensive tasks and enable more internal collaboration.  
December 04, 2017

Accenture Pledges Thousands of Hours to Bring Coding to Students with ‘Hour of Code’ Activities

NEW YORK; Dec. 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) employees across 56 countries have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of Code and lead coding tutorial sessions around the world during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4-10, as part of the company’s commitment to helping students around the world build computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
November 10, 2017

Accenture Teams with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families to Bolster Skills Training and Transitional Employment Support for U.S. Military Community

NEW YORK; Nov. 10, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has granted more than US$2.5 million to help the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) expand its successful Onward to Opportunity-Veteran Career Transition Program (O2O-VCTP) initiative, which provides comprehensive training, certification and transitional employment support to veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. 
August 30, 2017

Aon and Accenture Join Forces to Expand Apprenticeships Across Chicago

CHICAGO; Aug. 30, 2017 – In the latest sign that the push to create apprenticeships in professional services is catching on, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will expand its Chicago apprenticeship program modeled on Aon plc’s (NYSE: AON) highly successful program run in collaboration with the City Colleges of Chicago. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta praised both companies for bringing apprenticeships to the professional services sector.
August 22, 2017

Accenture Supports Newly Launched Fintech71 Accelerator Program in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Aug. 22, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined leading financial institutions to support the inaugural Fintech71 financial technology accelerator in Ohio. Accenture will serve as a member of the Fintech71 board advisors and provide funding and expert consultation to help establish a robust mentorship program. 
July 27, 2017

Accenture Launches Hands-On Apprenticeship Program with Community Partners in San Antonio to Develop Workforce of the Future

SAN ANTONIO, Texas; July 27, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services has launched an innovative public-private partnership with the City of San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas, targeting the Eastside Promise Zone in San Antonio, that will provide up to 50 paid apprenticeships this year as a pilot for students and adults from the Eastside Education and Training Center, Sam Houston High School, and St. Philips College.  
June 16, 2017

Accenture Employees to Pack and Donate 100,000 Meals to Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank

TORONTO; June 16, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) employees in Toronto today are packing and donating 100,000 hunger-relief meals to Daily Bread Food Bank to relieve an annual reduction in donations that typically occurs after the winter holidays have ended and warmer weather arrives. Accenture is also making a $10,000 cash donation to the food bank. 
June 14, 2017

Accenture Sets Goal to Achieve Gender Balanced Workforce by 2025

NEW YORK; June 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025.