Accenture’s Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program Takes Flight

CHICAGO; May 28, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has launched the second, expanded class of its Diverse Supplier Development Program.  The mentoring program, which teams qualified diverse suppliers with Accenture executives to develop strategies that strengthen the protégé companies’ capabilities, has grown from 9 to 16 suppliers from across the United States. 

May 28, 2009

Accenture Achieves Global ISO 14001 Certification

Accenture Achieves Global ISO 14001 Certification
NEW YORK; May 5, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received Global ISO 14001 Environment Management System (EMS) certification from BSI. The certification covers 53 Accenture locations around the world, including the United States, Canada, South Africa and countries throughout Europe, South America and Asia.
May 05, 2009

Accenture Opens Application Process for 2009 Scholarship Fund for American Indian Students

Accenture Opens Application Process for 2009 Scholarship Fund for American Indian Students
NEW YORK; March 31, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is now accepting applications for its scholarship fund program for American Indian students.
March 31, 2009

Untapped Potential: Half of Female Executives Feel Insufficiently Challenged Despite High Confidence in Skills, Accenture Research Finds

Untapped Potential:  Half of Female Executives Feel Insufficiently Challenged Despite High Confidence in Skills, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; March 2, 2009 – Almost half of female business professionals around the world – and a similar number of their male counterparts – believe they are insufficiently challenged, despite being confident of their skills and capabilities, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 02, 2009

Accenture Recognized on FORTUNE'S “100 Best Companies to Work For” List

Accenture Recognized on FORTUNE'S “100 Best Companies to Work For” List

NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been included on FORTUNE magazine’s 2009 list of “100 Best Companies to Work For.”  The ranking, now in its 12th year, is a prestigious recognition of the best in workplace culture and talent initiatives. 

January 22, 2009

Accenture Awards Scholarships to Eleven Exceptional American Indian Students

Eleven American Indian students from across the United States will continue their education with the help of more than $125,000 in scholarship funding from Accenture's American Indian Scholarship Fund.  The students will be honored at an all-day event at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. on October 10.
October 06, 2008

Accenture Announces Newest Winners of Community College Scholarships

NEW YORK; July 15, 2008 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the 10 newest winners of its Community College Scholarship for 2008. The company also announced today that it is awarding a second scholarship for the 2008-2009 school year to each of last year’s 20 winners. The new class of recipients brings the total number of students in the Accenture Community College Scholarship program to 30.
July 15, 2008

Accenture Joins United Nations Global Compact

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2008 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative.

January 17, 2008

Accenture Foundations Give US$1.5 million to help Enablis Bolster Entrepreneurship in Africa

First Accenture Junior and Community College Scholarship Winners Honored

WASHINGTON, D.C.; Aug. 1, 2007 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) honored 20 winners of the first annual Accenture Junior and Community College Scholarship today at the U.S. Capitol.  The honorees, who are transitioning from junior and community colleges to four-year institutions to continue their education, will each receive a $5,000 scholarship for the coming school year.  Additionally, they will be eligible for an additional $5,000 for another year, or until they earn a bachelor’s degree.
August 01, 2007