Partnership Will Deliver Skills Training to 50,000 Students Through A New Digital Platform
NEW YORK, December 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Usher's New Look, a non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, today announced their partnership with Accenture to help New Look reach its goal of training and certifying 50,000 youth as global leaders. The effort reflects Accenture's Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative.
Award reflects Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
TOKYO, December 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded AAR Japan US$1.15 million to help the organization provide vocational training, business skills and suitable job placements to more than 2,700 persons with disabilities.
GE has announced nine new industrial service technologies and a joint venture with Accenture to help drive productivity innovation. The new “intelligent” services will expand GE’s industrial Internet technologies and deliver four categories of outcomes and benefits including optimized networks, plant and facilities, and assets. The services work across major industry sectors, including energy, oil and gas, healthcare, aviation, rail, and manufacturing.
Grant reflects Accenture’s corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
NEW YORK, December 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Accenture Foundations today announced that they have awarded KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program), a national network of charter schools, a grant of US$3.3 million to help young people in underserved communities transition from secondary education to higher education and employment. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support of KIPP to US$3.7 million since 2009.
LONDON, November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have today released a series of new reports, Sustainable Energy for All: The Business Opportunity. Outlining business action across 19 industry sectors, the reports highlight how businesses can create value by supporting the UN Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative, which aims to expand energy access worldwide, improve energy efficiency and increase the share of renewables.
Wal-Mart will offer free heart and spine surgeries at six major health centers to its U.S. workers and their families. Starting in January, workers and their dependents who are enrolled in Wal-Mart’s medical plans will receive free care for certain heart and spinal procedures, along with travel, lodging, and food for the patient and a caregiver.
Work with Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute Reflects Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship Focus Skills to Succeed
New York., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (PNI) today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded PNI $750,000 to help the organization roll out a Patient Navigator selection, skills-building and job readiness program in 35 locations across the United States. The grant builds on a 2011 donation of cash and in-kind support of $875,000, which supported PNI’s successful pilot program in Cleveland and helped fund the training of 120 patient navigators in the city.
Accenture and the Accenture Foundation have awarded a grant of $1.8 million to Save the Children to help that organization provide business skills to 7,000 disadvantaged and at-risk young people, including 5,000 young women, in Egypt, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The grant brings Accenture’s direct support Save the Children to more than $2.5 million since 2010.
Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
MANILA, Oct. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Save the Children today announced Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional grant of US$1.8 million to help the organization provide approximately 7,000 disadvantaged and at-risk young people – including nearly 5,000 young women – in Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines with business skills that strengthen employment opportunities. The grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Save the Children to more than US$2.5 million since 2010.