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.
Company expands 2020 goals to further reduce environmental footprint
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.
Company to enhance nonprofit’s virtual jobs training platform
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.
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
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.
Contribution will expand co-founded CE3 program to increase livelihoods of rural Africans
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.
Commits to reducing per employee carbon emissions by more than 50 percent in latest Corporate Citizenship Report
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
Vodafone and its partners – Safaricom, Mezzanine and M-PESA Foundation – to expand mobile health training platform
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.
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.