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Our commitment

2022 marks the 18th year Accenture celebrates International Women’s Day – an opportunity for us to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of women around the world and engage in open, honest and meaningful conversations to further advance a culture of equality.

This year, our people around the globe are celebrating our commitments and showcasing the positive actions they’re taking to accelerate equality for all.

Accenture is committed to being a place where women can thrive and hope to work because it’s a place where everyone feels they belong.

IWD2022

Interesting facts about Accenture in South Africa

R68M

Invested in skills development

8500

young individuals trained and placed in jobs

6000

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

Corporate citizenship

We are working to transform our global economy to be more responsible. Our initiatives target the greatest benefits, focusing on skills development, socioeconomic development and enterprise development.

Skills to succeed South Africa

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

Check than a check box: Accenture's Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme

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.

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Empowerment at our core

Accenture has achieved Level 1 B-BBEE status in FY21 for the fourth year in a row. Accenture is 30 percent black-owned and 15.9% black women-owned through equity shareholding by the broad-based fully black-owned Akha Trust.

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

We are committed to accelerating equality for all. Discover how a culture of equality drives innovation.

Unlocking Africa’s abundance

Our vision is to improve the way the world works and lives to drive sustainable economic growth for our people, clients and suppliers. We take thoughtful actions to bring positive change, for today and for the future.

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.

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Toward lasting change

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

A great place to work

At Accenture, we’re a diverse company of thinkers and problem-solvers—we've come together to tackle some of the most important and difficult challenges facing the world’s biggest organizations.

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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Meet our executive leadership team

Accenture celebrates 50 years of service to its incredible clients in South Africa. It has been an exhilarating 50 years and we are very excited about the possibilities that the next 50 years present. With a strong new “Let there be change” purpose, Accenture is committed to achieving shared success— for all business stakeholders—ours, and our clients. Get to know our leaders who are passionately committed to transforming and building a high performing business.

MEET THE TEAM

Our company

As a responsible company, we are committed to conducting business with integrity. The Accenture Group supports the constitutional right of access to information, and we are committed to providing access to our records in accordance with the provisions of PAIA, the confidentiality we owe third parties and the principles of our law.

PAIA Manual The Accenture South Africa Group.

PAIA Manual Accenture (South Africa) Education Trust.

PAIA Manual Accenture Foundation (South Africa) Trust.

Privacy Policy Accenture (SA) Education Trust.

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