Accenture awarded “Star Performer” in Stonewall 2014 index

Accenture has been elevated to the star performer network group in the 2014 Stonewall ranking.

In December 2014, Stonewall launched a new programme to bring together top-performing organisations who have consistently demonstrated exemplary practice to support gay staff. Due to Accenture consistently been ranked as one of the top ten gay-friendly workplaces in the annual Workplace Equality Index, we are delighted to be included in the new Stonewall Star Performers list and will now help to lead the development of best practice in Britain and around the world.

Star Performers will lead their industry and work with Stonewall on pioneering initiatives that will define best practice for tomorrow.

From launching global campaigns to revolutionising service delivery, Stonewall’s Star Performer organisations will share their expertise and pave the way for other organisations to follow.

Accenture has pledged to work with Stonewall on pioneering research into the impact that staff LGBT network groups can have on driving business and creating value for clients.

Stonewall Chief Executive Ruth Hunt said: ‘All eight of our Star Performers have consistently proved that they can make the world a better place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. It is therefore only right that we harness their best practice and commitment to changing workplaces across the country and around the world. Each of our Star Performers has committed to an ambitious programme of work to improve the lives of LGBT people which will have real, tangible results. This takes workplace equality to the next level.