Accenture Development Partnerships

Delivering the power of Accenture's global capabilities and experience to address social, economic and environmental issues in the developing world.

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Impact through innovation

New technologies and business models can transform how the international development community serves people in need. Accenture Development Partnerships helps organizations in this sector dramatically increase their impact in areas such as global healthcare, education, financial inclusion and energy access. By applying the talents of our people, capabilities and experience, we are empowering our clients, including non-governmental organizations, foundations and government financial institutions, to improve millions of lives in the developing world. Together with our clients, we are building momentum to change the world and bringing us closer to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Since launching in 2003, we have completed more than 1,600 projects across 90 countries. By tapping into the best of Accenture's ecosystem and alliance partners—global reach, extensive capabilities, cross-industry perspectives and a skilled workforce—we can provide end-to-end solutions.

We help our clients develop sustainable, innovative and market-based solutions to maximize value while driving measurable impact.

What we think

Inclusive business reimagined

Accenture takes an in-depth look at inclusive business—thanks to research supported by the UK Department for International Development. Read more.

Fueling change: The case for a charcoal price index

In Accenture’s new report learn how more clean, sustainable cooking options could become available to millions of people. Read more.

Blockchain in food supply chain

Accenture was commissioned to explore feasibility of blockchain to enable end-to-end supply chain traceability in the food sector. Read more.

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Latest research

Plastics policy playbook: Strategies for a plastic-free ocean

We partnered with Ocean Conservancy to develop an in-depth playbook rooted in data and research for systemically tackling the plastic pollution crisis.

Harnessing the digitalization of finance for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

We collaborated with the UN Capital Development Fund to assess the impact of digitalizing the financial sector on the flow of money across the SDGs.

The role of a market organizer in advancing financial inclusion

In a continuing series with Mastercard, this compelling research defines a more holistic and consumer-centric approach for driving financial inclusion.

Fueling a digital methane future

Together with the Environmental Defense Fund, we analyzed how digital technologies can help scale the oil and gas industry’s efforts to reduce methane.

Recent blogs

Perspectives on driving impact in international development through innovation and digital capabilities.

Leveraging M&A to expand non-profit impact

Roger Ford reflects on best practices and lessons learned from leading NGO CEOs who have successfully completed their merger and acquisition journey.

Go to work. Save lives. Change the future.

Mike Puglisi shares his experience in Nairobi creating a sustainable mobile solution that is improving community health, working with Amref Health Africa.

Digital: Empowering community health volunteers to transform lives

Prat Panda shares his account of a day-in-the-life of a Ugandan community health worker, facing many hardships in her endeavor to support rural families.

Leveraging digital technology to support young entrepreneurs

Youth Business International connected with Dee Jadeja on the benefits of the Digital Accelerator to improve services to entrepreneurs.

Case studies

Helping a Nairobi-based start-up connect Kenyan consumers with African artisans.

A mobile solution to train and support community health workers.

Establishing a clear digital marketing vision.

New business and operational models enhance how Oxfam fights poverty.

Empowering communities with sustainable energy.

Improving health outcomes in under-resourced economies.

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Capabilities

Accenture development partnerships offers a range of services to the development sector centered around four key areas. Our best work happens when we thread strengths in these areas together to provide complete solutions at scale.

Focus areas

Applying Accenture’s global capabilities in Strategy & partnerships, Digital, Organization & Program strengthening, and Technology, we leverage an expansive ecosystem to bring innovation to the following impact areas.

Agriculture

Improving the value chain to safe, nutritious and sufficient food.

Energy

Providing access to affordable, reliable and renewable electricity.

Financial inclusion

Ensuring availability and equality of opportunities to access financial services.

Gender

Working toward gender parity and empowering women and girls.

Health

Improving access and quality standards to health services around the world.

Humanitarian response

Responding to critical human needs in emergencies and disasters internationally.

Livelihoods & education

Promoting effective skills building, leading to employment and economic growth.

Water & environment

Addressing access to clean water and the impacts of environmental challenges.

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Responsible digital transformation

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, leaders from civil society and the private sector advanced the discussion on responsible digital transformation for social impact. They talked about the key trends they are seeing as these organizations adapt to the 4th Industrial Revolution and how organizations recognize the need to transform responsibly. Hear examples of the successes and challenges this brings for organizations including the skills required for digital change.

WEF19 | Responsible Digital Transformation

Accenture's Laurence Morvan discusses responsible digital transformation for social impact with other panelists at the World Economic Forum. See more.

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