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Jo Deblaere, Accenture’s Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Executive—Europe, Appointed New Chairman of JA-YE Europe Board of Directors

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Brussels, April 8th, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise (JA-YE) Europe, Member of JA Worldwide®, welcomes Jo Deblaere, Accenture’s chief operating officer and group chief executive—Europe, as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors.  Mr Deblaere served as a member of our Board of Directors for the last two years. His appointment underscores Accenture’s longstanding commitment to Junior Achievement in Europe and around the world.

Accenture Releases 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report

Skills to Succeed initiative exceeds goal to equip more than half a million people with job skills
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NEW YORKMarch 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the publication of its 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Our Communities, Our Commitments,” which explores the company’s corporate citizenship goals, progress and challenges.
 

Accenture Launches Future Technology Leaders Initiative to Advance Stem Education

Company teams with more than 35 universities in 20 countries
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NEW YORK, January 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Accenture today launched its Future Technology Leaders initiative, a global effort to support undergraduate interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers and increase both the number of students with STEM degrees and their employability.

The Bottom Line for Sustainability: Accenture/UN Global Compact Study - CSR Minute for January 16, 2015

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84 percent of CEOs believe that business should lead efforts to define and deliver sustainability goals. But only 33 percent report that business is making sufficient efforts to address global sustainability challenges. That’s the sobering finding of an Accenture/United Nations Global Compact CEO study that polled 1,000 CEOs across 103 countries and 27 industries.

PYXERA Global Shares Experience on the Changing Landscape of International Development

Council of International Development Companies Conference
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WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Deirdre White, CEO of PYXERA Global, spoke on a panel discussing the evolving development landscape at the Council of International Development Companies (CIDC) Conference this week. Accompanied by CEO of Carana Corporation, Eduardo Tugenhadt, Accenture Senior Manager, Linda Nemec, and USAID India former Deputy Mission Director, Elizabeth Warfield, Ms.

Accenture Awards Concern Worldwide an Additional US$3.25 Million to Equip Farmers with Agriculture & Management Skills in Zambia and Malawi

Grant is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
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DUBLIN, October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Concern Worldwide today announced that Accenture and Accenture Foundations have awarded Concern an additional grant of US$3.25 million to continue its conservation farming programs in Zambia and Malawi. This grant will build on an established agri-business skills training program, which educates and assists farmers and communities in sustainable farming practices.

Accenture Grants African Medical and Research Foundation US$ 1.4 Million, Teams with Vodafone to Develop Mobile Training for Community Health Workers

Grant is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
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NEW YORK, Oct. 1 2013 /3BL Media/ – Accenture today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) a grant of $US1.4 million to help AMREF develop a pilot mobile health training program for community health workers in Kenya. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to AMREF to more than US$4.3 million since 2005.

Skills to Succeed: Accenture and Youth Business International

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Accenture is working with Youth Business International to provide its global network with tools, funding, mentoring and training to help disadvantaged young people become successful business entrepreneurs.

Accenture Awards Conexão US$3.3 Million to Equip Young People in Brazil with Business Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
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SAO PAULO, August 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Conexão today announced that Accenture and Accenture Foundations have awarded Conexão a grant of US$3.3 million to help the organization expand its efforts to help thousands of unemployed young people in Brazil gain the job readiness and entrepreneurial skills they need to enter the workforce. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Conexão to more than $6.5 million since 2007. 
 
The award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizens

Accenture's Skills to Succeed Initiative Awards Grant to Back On My Feet

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Accenture has awarded Back on My Feet (BoMF), a national nonprofit, a grant of $300,000 to expand skills based training initiatives. With this grant, Accenture's total support to BoMF comes to $619,000 since 2011. BoMF promotes running as an effective way to help those experiencing homeless improve their lives and achieve financial independence.

The current grant will support the "Next Steps" program of Back on My Feet.

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