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Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

Commitment includes company’s Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3 million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020
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NEW YORK, May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age.
 

Using AI to Create a Greener Planet

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All of us have a shared responsibility to protect the environment. Many companies are doing their part by making sustainability goals a priority in their operations.

Accenture Publishes 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company’s achievements include surpassing 2020 carbon target and advancing Skills to Succeed initiative to equip people with skills for digital economy 
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Company’s achievements include surpassing 2020 carbon target and advancing Skills to Succeed initiative to equip people with skills for digital economy 

Live #CiscoChat April 19th — Circular Economy: Solving for a Sustainable Future

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From technology to transportation, businesses in every industry are getting more and more involved in the circular economy, with the goal of creating a more sustainable future. They’re recycling, repurposing, and reevaluating their strategies, and with these changes, seeing the benefits go well beyond a greener planet.

Want to know more? Join our #CiscoChat on Thursday, April 19th at 10 a.m. PT for answers to some of the most pressing circular economy questions, including:

Accenture Develop AI Solution to Aid the Visually Impaired in Life and Work

By Andrew Carroll
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A new Artificial Intelligence powered solution called Drishti has been developed by Accenture in order to improve the lives and work of the visually impaired. Drishti – Sanskrit for vision – will enhance the way visually impaired people experience the work all while improving workplace productivity.

Accenture Is Taking a Leap to Make a Difference: Tiffany & Tyrone's Story

Accenture helped Tiffany and Tyrone realize their dream to build more equal and inclusive communities in its Corporate Citizenship Report
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Accenture is committed to helping people succeed and grow in the digital era. Business partners Tiffany Hoang and Tyrone Botelho got the skills and mentoring they needed to build their business through Accenture's Skills to Succeed partner Youth Business USA. Want to read more stories about how Accenture is making a difference? Read its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report.

Pressing for Progress: Accenture, Ball, Genentech and Intuit Illuminate the Way

How companies are advancing gender equality through purpose-driven cultures
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Gender equality is front and center in the public conversation as never before, and people are looking for ways to get involved and make a difference with more urgency and action. When we look at data from the hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies that use Benevity’s platform, volunteering time for women’s causes is growing at twice the rate of overall active volunteerism. On International Women’s Day itself, we saw donation activity double from 2016 to 2017, and donations to causes dedicated to women’s issues grew by nearly 12 times.

30 Leading Companies with a Combined Revenue of USD $1.3 Trillion Join Forces to Implement the Circular Economy

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, over 30 leading companies across 16 sectors joined forces to implement the circular economy through WBCSD’s newest initiative, Factor10. Collectively responsible for USD $1.3 trillion in annual revenues, the companies in Factor10 represent a powerful business effort scale up momentum for circular economy solutions.  

Arrow Electronics Supports Accenture’s “Hour of Code”

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Arrow Electronics’ employees supported an Hour of Code event at Accenture’s Denver office last month that was attended by local students and their families. Arrow provided 20 laptops for the event, and employees volunteered to coach students through the event’s interactive coding modules. 

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