i.c.stars and Accenture Launch Skills Manual for Non-Profit Organizations

i.c.stars and Accenture Launch Skills Manual for Non-Profit Organizations
CHICAGO, March 22, 2010 --  i.c.stars, a Chicago-based, non-profit job training program for young adults, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are issuing a new, step-by-step manual for non-profit organizations, which documents how i.c.stars operates its innovative IT and professional skills training program.  The program places young adults with high school diplomas or GEDs into career-track IT jobs, and i.c.stars is making the manual public through its online documentation repository or “wiki.”
March 22, 2010

Resilience Key to Keeping Your Job, Accenture Research Finds

Resilience Key to Keeping Your Job, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; March 5, 2010 – Corporate leaders around the world believe that resilience – the ability to overcome challenges and turn them into opportunities – is key to keeping your job.  These leaders view women as slightly more resilient than men, and they are providing their female professionals with a variety of programs aimed at developing resilience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 05, 2010

Optimistic Outlook: Despite Obstacles, Millennial Women Overwhelmingly Positive about Career Prospects, Accenture Research Finds

Optimistic Outlook: Despite Obstacles, Millennial Women Overwhelmingly Positive about Career Prospects, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; Jan. 19, 2010 –  Against a backdrop of economic volatility, the vast majority of young professional women believe they will have rewarding careers balanced with fulfilling personal lives, according to research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 19, 2010

Accenture and NetHope Launch First IT Help Desk for International Non-Government Organizations

Accenture and NetHope Launch First IT Help Desk for International Non-Government Organizations
NEW YORK; Jan. 8, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetHope, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation, have launched the first global information technology (IT) help desk for international non-government organizations (NGOs).  The help desk, currently staffed by NGO employees and Accenture employees working with Accenture Development Partnerships, is available to NetHope members and represents the first time such a cross-agency service has been attempted for the development sector.
January 08, 2010

DiversityInc Names Accenture Top Company for Generational Communications

DiversityInc Names Accenture Top Company for Generational Communications
NEW YORK; Nov. 4, 2009 – DiversityInc, which has run The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® for 10 years, has named Accenture (NYSE: ACN) the Top Company for Generational Communications, citing the way its employees of all generations communicate with each other and with clients for maximum effectiveness.
November 04, 2009

Accenture Awards Scholarships to Eleven Outstanding American Indian Students

NEW YORK; Oct 14, 2009 – Eleven American Indian students from across the United States will continue their post-secondary education with the aid of $125,000 in scholarship funding from Accenture's American Indian Scholarship Fund. 
October 14, 2009

CDP Partners with Accenture, Microsoft and SAP to Establish the De Facto Global Climate Change Data and Reporting Platform

CDP Partners with Accenture, Microsoft and SAP to Establish the De Facto Global Climate Change Data and Reporting Platform
NEW YORK; Sept. 24, 2009 -- The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced plans to build an improved and upgraded version of its global climate change disclosure system. The system will make available primary information on corporate emissions performance, collected for use by institutional investors, businesses and the world’s national regulatory systems, to drive greenhouse gas emission reductions and performance improvements. The provision of high quality data on climate change and corporate carbon footprints will be vital to supporting a global framework post Kyoto, bridging the gap between corporations’ climate change reporting and government regulation.
September 24, 2009

Accenture Releases Updates on Inclusion & Diversity Programs, Environmental Performance Data

Accenture Releases Updates on Inclusion & Diversity Programs, Environmental Performance Data
 NEW YORK; June 30, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today released its Inclusion & Diversity Review and its environmental performance data.  The Inclusion & Diversity Review is available at https://www.accenture.com/InclusionandDiversity.  More information regarding Accenture’s environmental performance data can be found at https://www.accenture.com/Environment.
June 30, 2009

Summer Forecast: Work/life Balance is Valued, But Most Professionals Will Likely Continue Working on Vacation, Accenture Survey Finds

Summer Forecast: Work/life Balance is Valued, But Most Professionals Will Likely Continue Working on Vacation, Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK; June 11, 2009 – While nearly eight in 10 professionals say they want balance in their work and personal lives, more than half work while on vacation, according to findings of an Accenture survey (NYSE: ACN). 
June 11, 2009

Accenture Kicks Off Global Employee Eco Challenge

Accenture Kicks Off Global Employee Eco Challenge
NEW YORK; June 5, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) employees around the globe can pledge to reduce their environmental impact at home and at work, as the company celebrates the United Nation’s World Environment Day and kicks off a three-month Eco Challenge to focus attention on sustainability.  From now through August 31, Accenture employees can determine their carbon footprint and pledge to reduce it with eco-friendly actions and activities.
June 05, 2009