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Accenture and VSO Give Entrepreneurship Award to Shoemaker from Sierra Leone

Award reflects Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, October 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and VSO today announced that Umaro Kargo, a shoemaker from Makeni, Sierra Leone, is the winner of the Making Markets Work for the Poor: Entrepreneurship Award.  The award, which honors an individual or group who demonstrates outstanding entrepreneurial spirit in the face of adversity, provides Mr. Kargo with $2,000 worth of in-kind support for business development training from VSO partners to help him build his business by accessing influential markets within West Africa.

Accenture Grants Ashoka France US$962,000 to Equip People Across Europe with Job Readiness and Entrepreneurial Skills

Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
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(3BL Media) Paris, France - September 10, 2012 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Ashoka France today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Ashoka a grant of US$962,000 to help thousands of underprivileged people gain the job readiness and entrepreneurial skills they need to enter the workforce.

Accenture Grants Plan International an Additional US$3.65 Million to Equip Young Adults in Thailand and Indonesia with Skills

Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
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(3BL Media) New York, NY - September 6, 2012 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Plan International today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Plan International an additional grant of US$3.65 million – distributed over a three year period – to help provide approximately 7,100 disadvantaged young adults in Thailand and Indonesia with the technical, vocational and entrepreneurial skills necessary to find employment or build a busines

Accenture Grants $3.6M for Thai Jobs; Ceres Offers New Online Tool for Supply Chain Sustainability; Network for Business Sustainability Presents Workshop - CSR Minute for September 14, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Starbucks Launches New Eco Cup Sleeve, McDonald's Recycles at the Olympics, CR Magazine Lists Best Corporations for Transparency - CSR Minute for July 30, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Accenture and Out & Equal Honor Green Chimneys with First Skills to Succeed LGBT Award

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(3BL Media) New York - June 29, 2012 - Accenture and Out & Equal today announced that Green Chimneys, a New York-based nonprofit, is the winner of the first Accenture Skills to Succeed LGBT Award. 

Global Business Leaders Make Push for Sustainable Energy

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Nearly 300 business, government and civil society leaders from around the world gathered at UN Headquarters in New York today for the UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, hosted by the UN Global Compact in collaboration with UNIDO/UN-Energy.

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Nearly 300 business, government and civil society leaders from around the world gathered at UN Headquarters in New York today for the UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, hosted by the UN Global Compact in collaboration with UNIDO/UN-Energy.

New Framework Articulates Business Options to Advance Sustainable Energy

UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All launches new guidance for business to contribute to universal energy access, improved efficiency and greater share of renewables
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The UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, today is launching a new framework for business to support UN efforts to improve energy access, drive energy efficiency and grow the share of renewable energy by 2030. The Framework for Business Action will be introduced at the 2011 UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, a high-level gathering between chief executives and government, UN and civil society leaders, to be chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters today. 

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The UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, today is launching a new framework for business to support UN efforts to improve energy access, drive energy efficiency and grow the share of renewable energy by 2030. The Framework for Business Action will be introduced at the 2011 UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, a high-level gathering between chief executives and government, UN and civil society leaders, to be chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters today. 

IBLF's CEO Clare Melford is panelist at Accenture report launch

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Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), served as a panelist at the launch of a new report from Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) in May 2011. She expressed her opinions on how to make partnerships work in a convergent economy and whether business had any mandate to stray into social areas traditionally reserved for government.

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Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), served as a panelist at the launch of a new report from Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) in May 2011. She expressed her opinions on how to make partnerships work in a convergent economy and whether business had any mandate to stray into social areas traditionally reserved for government.

Sustainability Splits Industry Sectors, Finds Major UN Global Compact and Accenture Study as CEOs Increasingly see Sustainability as an Engine for Growth

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London/New York - 25 May 2011 - A new research study published today by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture shows major differences in perceptions of sustainability between CEOs in different industry sectors, and significant gaps in the level of integration of sustainability already achieved in their companies, despite an overall trend towards seeing sustainability as an opportunity for value creation and business success.

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