Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
At Accenture, our commitment to inclusion and diversity is unwavering. We believe it makes us smarter, more competitive and more innovative - and is a key part of what makes Accenture a great place to work.
With special programs designed to encourage cross-cultural diversity, support persons with disabilities, celebrate our LGBT community and promote gender diversity, we are committed to creating a place where every individual is respected for what they bring to the table.
We believe that gender equality is essential for a high-performing, talent-led organization. We strive to provide a culture where our women can thrive and define their own personal approaches to success. As more women pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, we’ve created unique programs to support our women.
WHEN SHE RISES, WE ALL RISE
Our latest Getting to Equal research shows that creating a culture of equality unlocks women’s potential and uncovers the key drivers of a workplace culture where everyone can advance and thrive.
OUR 50-50 PROMISE: THE FUTURE WORKFORCE IS AN EQUAL ONE
Accenture’s commitment to inclusion and diversity starts at the top-with our CEO and board of directors-setting goals to achieve a gender-balanced workforce by 2025. We will grow our percentage of women to 50% by 2025. We will also grow the percent of women Managing Directors to 25% globally by 2020.
Here are a few highlights of our progress on the path to gender equality:
1) 41% of our global workforce are women
2) 45% of our new hires are women
3) 32% of our newly promoted managing directors are women
CAREER AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Accenture’s unique career development approach connects high-potential women to an enhanced network of senior professionals and to the Leadership team, alongside the ability to acquire new capabilities and skills.
Women and Client Centricity
Directed at women senior managers, this program presents strategies and tactics to maximize client relationships and become effective managers of our people and our business.
High-Tech Women program
Designed to help Accenture women build a career in technology, the program focuses on our women technologists at mid-career levels enabling them on a career path as Technical Architects, through training, certification, mentorship, and support.
Intentionality of Careers
The Intentionality of Careers approach is a conscious investment toward career goals while navigation planned and unplanned changes in life. The program discusses career management techniques and strategies for success while touching on the knowledge, skills, personal characteristics and experience required to progress laterally or through promotions.
Grow Women in Leadership program
Built on the “3R” approach, the program helps women identify the right role, right client and right sponsor to help them grow into leadership roles in Accenture. The program also provides apersonalized set of development and growth interventions designed to enable women to be successful in their individual career progression journeys.
ACCENTURE LEADS THE WAY IN INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY
We’ve been recognized for our efforts toward building a gender equal workplace where both men and women can thrive:
- Recognized among the top 10 on the Working Mother & AVTAR’s list of “100 Best Companies for
Women in India” (2018)
- No. 14 on Diversity Inc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity,” marking six consecutive years in the top 15 (2012-2017) and 11 consecutive years on the list overall (2007-2017)
- On the Anita Borg Institute’s “Top Companies for Women Technologists Leadership Index,” marking three consecutive years (2015-2017)
- Recognized among the top 5 on Working Mother’s list of “Best Companies for Multicultural Women,” marking three years (2009-2017).