Fulfilling our vision to improve the way the world works and lives means playing a vital role in bringing together our people, clients, suppliers and partners to tackle the complex challenges and opportunities that lay ahead. How do we think bigger? We set ambitious targets. Read more in our 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report.
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Reduction in per employee carbon emissions against 2007 baseline2020 Target
Improvement in energy efficiency against 2007 baseline2020 Target
Women new hires2017 Target
Of our key suppliers will disclose emissions reduction targets and actions2020 Target
Learn how we are advancing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for individuals around the globe, leveraging technology to drive impact at scale.
Since setting our initial carbon target in fiscal 2008, we have reduced our per employee carbon emissions by more than 47 percent against our fiscal 2007 baseline—an eight-year reduction from an average of 4.04 to 2.14 metric tons of CO2 per employee. This reduction is equal to avoiding approximately 2.6 million metric tons of CO2 or the annual electricity usage of about 350,000 North American homes.
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Our commitment to corporate citizenship extends beyond the locations in which we do business. Use the map to see how our global commitment makes a measurable difference for individuals and communities around the world.
Skills to Succeed beneficiary
As a founding partner of Movement to Work, we collaborate with clients, suppliers and fellow employers to offer young people access to high quality digital training, work experience and a path to entry level jobs. To date, Accenture has offered more than 160 in-house placements, and more than 80 of our trainees have gone on to find full time employment, 30 of them at Accenture.