Accenture Development Partnerships: Service overview

Read how Accenture uses its unique corporate social enterprise model to help development organizations attain high performance.


Accenture Development Partnerships collaborates with organizations working in the international development sector by delivering innovative solutions that truly change the way people work and live.

We also help companies targeting emerging markets for growth to develop the kind of social development projects that are essential to build traction in these regions.

We provide assistance in Organizational Strengthening, Program Innovation & Delivery and Partnership Services. Our mission is to have a significant impact on global development challenges by:

  • Providing development sector organizations with access to Accenture’s top people, knowledge, assets and global network.

  • Teaming with our clients to help them become high-performance organizations, and applying Accenture’s business and technology capabilities to help them maximize their impact.

  • Advancing market-based solutions to development challenges which are scalable, sustainable and outcome-oriented.

  • Fostering collaboration and partnerships between the public, private and non-profit sectors in order to address global development challenges.

We achieve this mission by making Accenture's core capabilities–its best people and strategic business, technology and project management expertise–available to clients in the international development sector.

Learn more about Accenture Development Partnerships.

Why Accenture

We strive to achieve impact for our clients and the communities they serve by bringing private-sector thinking and innovation to their programs in areas ranging from health and education to financial inclusion and nutrition. We work with:

  • Non-governmental organizations focused on global development.

  • Donor organizations, including multilateral agencies, bilateral agencies, and corporate and private foundations.

  • Governments of developing countries and other public-sector entities.

  • Private-sector organizations looking to develop relationships in emerging markets as part of their growth plans.

  • Cross-sector partnerships and alliances which bring together public, private and non-profit organizations to address global challenges.

Our dedicated team of consultants is supplemented by top-performing colleagues from Accenture’s commercial practice on a project-by-project basis, enabling us to draw on Accenture’s more than 200,000 professionals. This model also allows us to apply Accenture’s research-based understanding of high performance to the development sector.

To date, we have completed over 500 projects for more than 120 clients, and have established long-term partnerships with leading development sector clients based on trust, mutual understanding and a commitment to work together to achieve results.


This infographic celebrates ten years of Accenture Development Partnerships helping deliver innovative solutions that truly change the way people work and live.

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