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Accenture’s Support of Youth Business International Will Help Young Entrepreneurs Launch 10,000 Start-Ups

Press Release

LONDON, December 01, 2015 /3BL Media/ – With a US $5 million grant from Accenture (NYSE:ACN), Youth Business International (YBI) will enhance the capacity,scale and impact of its global network and equip 50,000 youth worldwide with entrepreneurial skills.

Accenture Recognized by CDP as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

Company expands 2020 goals to further reduce environmental footprint
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NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is recognized as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change and is named to the “Climate A List” by CDP, an international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies.

Accenture to Help Upwardly Global Expand Jobs Training Program for Immigrants and Refugees in the U.S.

Company to enhance nonprofit’s virtual jobs training platform
Press Release

NEW YORK; October 22, 2015 –  Accenture has granted US$1.2 million to Upwardly Global to help the nonprofit expand and enhance its national jobs training program and equip 1,700 unemployed and under-employed immigrants and refugees with career skills.
 

Addressing the Youth Employment Crisis Needs Urgent Global Action

In the coming decades, global growth will depend on today’s young people. Combatting the persistent youth employment crisis requires a global effort and proactive action: report
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – One third of the world’s 1.8 billion young people are currently neither in employment, education or training. Of the one billion more youth that will enter the job market in the next decade, only 40 percent are expected to be able to get jobs that currently exist. The global economy will need to create 600 million jobs over the next 10 years – five million jobs each month -- simply to keep pace with projected youth employment rates.

Accenture Provides US$1.6 Million to University of Notre Dame to Help Thousands in South Africa and Uganda Access Employment

Contribution will expand co-founded CE3 program to increase livelihoods of rural Africans
Press Release

NOTRE DAME, Ind., July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing US$1.6 million to the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) project – a joint initiative developed by Accenture and the university to increase the livelihoods of individuals living in rural Africa.

Accenture to Equip 3 Million with Workplace and Entrepreneurial Skills by 2020

Commits to reducing per employee carbon emissions by more than 50 percent in latest Corporate Citizenship Report
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture released its 2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measurable Difference,” which announces a series of 2020 goals and highlights the company’s efforts to collaborate with others to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
Together with its strategic partners, Accenture will equip more than 3 million people with the skills t

Accenture and Amref Health Africa to Improve Healthcare Services for Hundreds of Thousands Across Africa

Vodafone and its partners – Safaricom, Mezzanine and M-PESA Foundation – to expand mobile health training platform
Press Release

LONDON Mar. 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Amref Health Africa an additional grant of US$3 million to help the organization enhance and scale its mobile health training program to 3,000 community health workers in Kenya.

With So Many Options Available, Why is Giving at the Workplace Important?

By Gina Rude
Blog

When I was growing up, my dad kept a pen and paper ledger of all of my “income” and spending. He was basically being my bank and teaching me how to track income vs. expenditures. He not only wanted me to know the value of the dollar, but wanted me to understand the trap of indebtedness. I am grateful for his teachings; I believe because of them, I have been successful in managing my finances through each stage of my adult life. As I reflect on my personal finances, I identify one component of our family budget not learned through my parents’ teaching: Charitable Giving.

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