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Many Businesses Still Fail to Report Financial Value From Strong Environmental Performance, According to New Research From Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management

Despite almost $500bn in reported opportunities from climate change
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NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Four in 10 telecommunications and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), CDP and Hermes Investment Management.

Optimizing Safety and Performance through Accenture’s Connected Mine

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As part of our series on #DisruptMining Innovation, in today’s post we share how we’ve been working with Accenture to create a connected mine.

Accenture Offers Skills to Succeed

Through powerful partnerships, the firm has helped equip more than 1.2 million people with skills needed to compete in the global economy.
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The following is an excerpt from the most recent issue of 

UNHCR, Accenture Study Finds Internet, Mobile Connectivity a Lifeline for Refugees

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GENEVA and ARLINGTON, Va., September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Refugees view access to a mobile phone and internet as being critical to their safety and security and essential for keeping in touch with loved ones. Many refugees regard a connected device as being as vital to them as food, water or shelter, according to a new report from UNHCR- the UN Refugee Agency- and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

Local entrepreneurs have solar energy, Internet connectivity, skills training, and mentors to build businesses and create jobs
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NEW YORK; July 14, 2016 /3BL Media/– Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) program.
 

There’s a Clear Path for Business on Sustainability, Finds United Nations Global Compact-Accenture Strategy Study

CEOs See United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as Opportunity to Address Global Challenges, Redefine Competitiveness and Transform Business
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NEW YORK; June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Eighty-seven percent of chief executive officers (CEOs) say the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent an essential opportunity to rethink approaches to sustainability, and nearly half (49 percent) say businesses will be the most important actor in their delivery, according to a new study by the UN Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

Accenture Named a Working Mother 2016 Best Company for Multicultural Women

Ranking is latest in diversity recognitions for the company
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NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to Working Mother’s 2016 Best Companies for Multicultural Women list, which recognizes companies in the U.S that exemplify best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color.

Working Mother recognized Accenture for its leadership development programs, mentors, coaches and sponsors. The ranking noted that at least 95 percent of the company’s managers have taken part in diversity training.

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

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NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – 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.

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