Support of educational, cultural and humanitarian causes, etc.
April 20, 2017

Accenture MBA Innovation Challenge Supports USA for UNHCR

NEW YORK; Apr. 20, 2017 – A group of MBA students from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business was selected to team with Accenture (ACN: NYSE) to provide pro-bono management consulting for the U.S. based nonprofit dedicated to raising funds and awareness for refugees and for the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The team will have the opportunity to help implement their proposal for the nonprofit, USA for UNHCR.
April 20, 2017

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children

BENGALURU, India; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by the government. The “Million Meals” project revolutionized Akshaya Patra’s supply chain and operations, resulting in improved food quality and expanded service reach.
April 03, 2017

Accenture Named Best Employer of the Year at International ICT Awards Philippines 2017

MANILA; Apr. 3, 2017 – Accenture has been recognized as the Best Employer of the Year in the Philippines at the recent International Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Awards Philippines 2017. This is the company’s second time winning this award, reinforcing Accenture’s leadership position in the local information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry and its commitment to the professional and personal growth of its more than 45,000 employees in the country.  
March 30, 2017

Accenture Becomes Founding Sponsor of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto

TORONTO; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it is a founding sponsor of the new Vector Institute for artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada. The relationship is based on a shared mission to identify new business models for artificial intelligence and to position Canada as a global leader in the digital era.
March 30, 2017

Making a Difference: Accenture 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report Features Progress on Skills Training, Sustainability and Closing the Gender Gap

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report “Making a Difference,” detailing its commitment to a more inclusive and sustainable world. 
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.