8 March 2022
TOKYO– On March 8th, 2022, Accenture and one personal were referred to the Prosecutor’s Office by the Tokyo Labor Bureau in relation to potential violations of the Labor Standards Act. At present the matter is being investigated by the relevant authorities and we are cooperating fully with the investigation. We apologize for any concern and inconvenience resulting from these events.
The health and well-being of our people remains our top priority and we are committed to continuing and advancing our progress toward creating a work environment which allows all employees to work safely.
For Accenture, its people are of utmost importance. We want to provide a working environment where our people have confidence and pride in the work they do, and we will continue to put all our efforts into providing opportunities that allow diverse talent to grow and succeed. We believe this is directly linked to our ability to provide the very best service to our clients.
Accenture takes this situation very seriously. In addition to complying with all legal requirements, we are committed to continuing and advancing further progress in workstyle reform and organizational culture reform in order to meet the expectations of our clients and other important stakeholders.