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Accenture has partnered with GirlCode to train unemployed female graduates with a goal to get them into formal employment. Read more.
To fast track gender parity, powerful organisations will come together on 5 August 2021 to share a set of values across their organisations and strengthen the value proposition of gender equality through the Voices of Change event. Read more.
SMEs from the Accenture Enterprise Supplier Development Programme (ESDP) walked the stage to receive their well-deserved business management qualifications, accredited by Henley Business School. Read more.
The Gender Mainstreaming Awards (GMA) are back in 2021 with the aim, once again, to reward organisations and individuals that are at the forefront and are advancing the business case for gender diversity in Africa. Read more.
NEW YORK; April 21, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made an investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Nigeria-based fintech company Okra, an open finance data infrastructure startup serving the rapidly expanding African financial services market. Read more.
Steering your brand in the right direction and maintaining that focus is more difficult than ever. It is both a science and an art; and great marketing professionals understand that in these turbulent times, sticking to the plan while compensating for the variance is the key to success. Accenture Interactive has collaborated with the Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) to celebrate marketing professionals who excel in the science and art of strategic marketing. Read more.
COVID-19 is eroding the hard-won progress made towards many aspects of parity over recent decades. A number of studies have indicated the devastating macro-level impact of COVID-19 on women. It is therefore important that leaders turn this test into an opportunity, by planning a recovery based on the principle of inclusiveness. Read more.
The report, “Leaders Wanted: Masters of Change at a Moment of Truth”, outlines how leading enterprises are compressing a decade of digital transformation into one or two years. Read more.
The importance for South African businesses to move to the cloud is now more urgent than ever, as the COVID-19 pandemic plays out. Read more.
The Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG) Innovation Hub herewith announces the launch of Project Khokha 2 to explore the policy and regulatory implications of innovation in financial markets driven by distributed ledger technology (DLT). Read more.
Insurance companies need to proactively rethink their business strategy and take the opportunity to get closer to their consumers at a time when many show increased willingness to consider alternative providers and methods of purchasing insurance. Consumers now expect more help from their insurance provider and our study details three areas of action that can help ensure they get it. Read more.
Impersonal digital bank transactions via online and mobile channels have accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, causing a deeper ongoing erosion of consumer trust in banks. Read more.
Prominent economists and visionary business leaders agree that due to rising inequality, environmental degradation and the profound impact of emerging technologies on human life, the future will not be a gradual extension of the past. Read more.
As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from Accenture. Read more.
Accenture and its partner organisations host the Voices of Change virtual event that aims to encourage men and women to play leading roles on gender parity in the workplace amid Covid-19. Read more.
South African executives discuss how their businesses are preparing for and are positioned to deal with disruption. Read more.
As digital disruption and transformation take hold across industry sectors and economies, speed-to-market pressure is growing. Read more.
Pixel Entropy continues to develop ground-breaking applications that change the way our people engage with the world. Read more.
Accenture has been ranked the #1 Employer in Professional Services and #3 overall in South Africa at the Top Employer Awards 2019. Read more.
Financial institutions hold an ace and enjoy a significant trust advantage over potential competitors. Read more.
Accenture South Africa has again achieved Level 1 B-BBEE status. Read more.
Accenture and CodeX co-develops a skills development programme to equip South African youth for the fourth industrial revolution economy. Read more.
New research surveyed more than 8,300 organizations to reveal the relationship between technology adoption and business growth. Read more.
Traditional retailers in South Africa are encouraged to rethink their business models to survive. Read more.
The latest Accenture research shows that by upskilling more women in South Africa could unlock R319 billion into its GDP. Read more.
Most refiners cite digital as having a positive impact but resistance to digital adoption is a barrier to wider deployment. Read more.
Voices of Change aims to encourage men and women to play leading roles on gender parity in the workplace. Read more.
The business landscape is changing and It’s an opportunity for workforce empowerment, but can South African companies rise to meet the challenge. Read more.
South Africa has emerged as a global destination of choice for Business Process Services. Read more.
Empowering employees to innovate could raise global GDP US$8 trillion. Read more.
Successful businesses will take advantage of new set of technologies but prioritise trust, responsibility, privacy and security. Read more.
Report reveals digital technology's decade-long value creation potential in SA. Read more.
Accenture South Africa regains Level 1 B-BBEE status due to empowerment strategy, development and preferential procurement programmes. Read more.
Thriving future systems will be "boundaryless, adaptable, and radically human. Read more.
Fjord Trends 2019 examines seven ideas expected to shape the next generation of experience. Read more.
SA Rugby Union selects Accenture to champion their digital acceleration ambitions as the official digital partner to SARU and the Springboks. Read more.
Accenture Africa has launched its new 2019 brand campaign to unlock African abundance for all. Read more.
The Top Employers Institute has recognised Accenture South Africa as the country’s top employer in professional services for 2018. Read more.
Accenture launches a new decentralised internship programme to discover new talent and empower learners where job opportunities are limited. Read more.
How to mitigate the new and evolving risks of cyber failure in South African distribution systems.
The adoption of smart solutions enables utilities to manage water resources more efficiently and mitigate against unforeseen events.