Tackling social challenges

We’re building better societies by focusing on human rights, employment and economic growth. New technologies, combined with our partnerships and the passion of our people, are transforming the way we work—enabling us to change not just one life but the lives of many for the better.

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Skills to Succeed

We are addressing—at scale—the global need for skills that open doors to employment and economic opportunity. To date, along with our strategic partners, we have equipped more than 2.8 million people with the skills to get a job or build a business.

Coding for the next generation

With Hour of Code, we’re helping children around the world prepare for the digital economy. This year, our efforts helped us reach 100K+ students. Read more.

Building skills for an evolving workforce

Intelligent technologies reshape work and redefine in-demand skills. We’re helping ensure every worker has the means to thrive in the future. Read more.

Technology and society

We are using new technologies to address complex societal challenges from health and human rights to inclusion and environmental sustainability—and to create a positive, lasting impact for people and communities.

Impacting people all over the world

Jaroslav helped us combine blockchain, digital identity and payment technologies to create a circular supply chain for consumers and small growers.

Promoting equality for low-income women

Our work with Grameen Foundation uses artificial intelligence and augmented reality to help give women in rural India access to financial services.

Helping older people stay independent

Our virtual Homecare platform uses voice and vision technology to improve senior citizens’ ability to connect with their community and families.

“We are committed to taking the best of Accenture and applying it to strategically address complex social challenges.”


Jill Huntley

Managing Director – Global Corporate Citizenship

Our goals for 2020

Our focus on innovating for society has grown well beyond what we envisioned when we launched Skills to Succeed. We continue to explore new horizons with our clients and our nonprofit partners to help achieve the goals we have set for 2020.

Deliver in-demand skills

Equip more than 3 million people with the skills to get a job or build a business.

Create sustainable jobs and businesses

Increase our focus on the transition from skill-building programs to sustainable jobs and businesses.

Close employment gaps

Bring together organizations across sectors to create large-scale, lasting solutions.

More about corporate citizenship

Corporate Citizenship Report 2018: Improving the Way the World Works and Lives
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