Our success comes down to one thing: our skilled and talented people. We know that having the right skills in a fast-changing digital world is essential. Our Skills to Succeed initiative advances employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for individuals around the globe by partnering with an eco-system of non-profit organisations.
This program leverages digital innovation to drive impact at scale and help close employment gaps. To date, more than 1.7 million people globally have been equipped with skills that have secured them a job or start a business. Our partnerships for Skills to Succeed share common aims: to help equip people with the skills and confidence they need to find sustainable employment or to start and grow a business.Read our Skills to Succeed stories
Equip more than 3 million people with the skills they need to secure a job or build a business.
Continuously improve how we transition people from skills development into work—with measurable outcomes.
Partner with organizations to create large-scale, long-term solutions that close global employment gaps.
A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE
Melissa Moloney, senior manager with Accenture Technology, teaches Java programming to a community college student in Miami. “Leading this work means I am able to bring the best of Accenture—our best skills, talents and assets—to our non-profit partners.”
IN FISCAL 2016, ACCENTURE
Donated US$9.1M+ to charitable causes through our company-sponsored channels
Contributed 700K+ hours to company-sponsored corporate citizenship activities during work hours, including pro bono consulting projects
Volunteered 180K+ hours of their own time through Accenture-facilitated volunteer events
The rapid pace of technological advancements is transforming the labor market. Our research for workforce development practitioners and funders highlights the skills needed to thrive in the digital economy. Learn more on how these skills can be developed and designed into effective programs that prepare marginalized and vulnerable populations for the future of work.