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How 'Culture-Smart' Organizations Say, Do and Drive a Culture of Equality

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Did you know?

  • We often categorize people without even talking to them.
  • Sometimes “yes” does not mean “yes.”
  • Inviting a client to dinner (or not) can be a deal breaker.

Go anywhere around the world and communication styles and customs are often different from our own.

Most times, we don’t even realize that something holds us back—or leads us—to stereotype people from different cultures and backgrounds before we’ve even met them.

Why Workplace Accessibility Matters: Hear From Persons With Disabilities Succeeding at Work

Insights from Accenture colleagues on accessibility when you walk in the shoes of someone who is deaf, blind or autistic.
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Imagine a world that is: Silent. Dark. Confusing. Out of reach.

Walk in the shoes of someone who is deaf, blind, autistic or in a wheelchair, and the world will appear very different. Perhaps even isolating, forbidding, closed and exclusive.

That’s often the reality for nearly 1 billion people worldwide with a disability. But workplace accessibility can change that.

Meet Sergio, Beatriz and Jonathan.

Leaders Who Are Out, Proud and Loud Foster LGBT+ Inclusion

Insights into how leaders can set LGBT+ employees up for success from Accenture’s Christine Rauh, Managing Director and Global Pride Network Co-Sponsor
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The rainbow flag of Pride continues to spread its colors, and as we celebrate the unity and determination of people across the world striving for equality, we must also remain laser-focused on the road that lies ahead.   

Accenture Leverages AI to Help Senior Citizens Live Independently

Our virtual homecare program uses voice and vision technology to help senior citizens connect with their community and families.
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The number of older people physically and socially isolated at home is rising rapidly around the globe. Because these people often do not have family members living nearby to help, the situation has created a new population of vulnerable people.

Accenture and Save the Children Help Youth Envision New Careers

Together, we developed and are testing Better Careers Through Extended Reality (BecaXR)—an augmented and virtual reality tool that helps students and out-of-school youth visualize potential career paths.
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Accenture’s Skills to Succeed initiative focuses our expertise in growing talent to address the global need to close skills gaps and prepare individuals to get a job or build a business.

With nonprofit Save the Children, a Skills to Succeed partner, we developed BecaXR, an immersive mobile phone application that allows young job seekers to see—and prepare for—better careers.

Taking Climate Action at Accenture

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We can make a greater impact when we all do our part. We’re committed to using 100% renewable energy across our global operations by 2023.

Accenture Publishes 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company strengthens commitment to reduce environmental impact and progresses toward its Skills to Succeed and gender-balanced workforce goals
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NEW YORK, April 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details how the company innovates to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
“As the pace of innovation disrupts what it means to be a responsible business, organizations must take a leadership role in positively contributing to society at a scale that makes a difference,” said Laurence Morvan, Accenture’s corpora

My Journey from Army Soldier to SAP Developer

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Aleathia Coles-Dixon’s resume highlights all the high bars she has already achieved: Military intelligence expert. Technology systems developer. Master’s degree candidate.

“Accenture is good for military vets because it enables us to lean into projects,” she says, “to take that leap and be leaders within our field and within our teams.”

Companies Leading in Disability Inclusion Have Outperformed Peers, Accenture Research Finds

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NEW YORK, November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforces have outperformed their peers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
 

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