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Accenture in South Africa

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Interesting facts about Accenture in South Africa

R68M

Invested in skills development

8,500

young individuals trained and placed in jobs

6,000

people empowered. We upskilled 4 000 people and created 2 000 job opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

Corporate citizenship

Skills to succeed South Africa

Accenture’s Skills to Succeed initiative empowers people through skills development, entrepreneurship and job opportunities. Read more.

Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme

Applying global best-practice principles with the aim of sustaining and increasing the participation of black-owned entrepreneurs and SMEs. Read more.

Transformation through Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to transformation, to help create an enabling working environment, a diverse and inclusive Accenture for all our employees. Read more.

Empowerment at our core

30%

Black-owned and 15.9% Black Woman-owned through Akha Trust

80%

Black representation at board level

R65 M

Spent on training for black employees and learners with disability in FY21.

>47%

spend with black-owned suppliers (targeting 50%)

>39%

spend with black women-owned suppliers (exceeding our 12% target)

>67%

of employees are black, of which, 30% are black female employees.

Inclusion & diversity

Unlocking Africa’s abundance

Level 1 B-BBEE contributor

We’re thrilled to be recognized for our key role in moving South Africa forward. Our initiatives, like diversity programs, enterprise development and employability skills uplift many communities.

Environmental impact

We are an environmentally conscious organization, with an environmental strategy to decrease our energy consumption by 2.9 percent and air travel emissions by 31.12 percent.

Giving back

We encourage our people to volunteer and support pro bono consulting projects and grants. We work with non-profit organizations and have developed our own Accenture-led initiatives.

TOWARD LASTING CHANGE

Learn about our goals for gender, ethnicity and race, and people with disabilities.

A great place to work

TOP EMPLOYER INSTITUTE

#1 Employer in Professional Services for 2020

Ranked #1 in South Africa.

TOP EMPLOYER INSTITUTE

South Africa’s Top Employer Awards 2021

Ranked #2, 2021

FORTUNE

FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For

For 12 consecutive years (2009-2020)

EMPOWERBEE

Achieved and maintained Level 1 B-BBEE status

For 3 consecutive years (2018-2020)

DIVERSITYINC

DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Ranked #5, 2020

BLOOMBERG

Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

Included since inaugural year 2018

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