May 21, 2015Accenture Extends Paid Maternity Leave for Employees in Argentina to Five Months
BUENOS AIRES; May 21, 2015 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is extending paid maternity leave for its full and part-time employees in Argentina to five months, paying full compensation for two additional months beyond the three-month national statutory requirement.
May 21, 2015Accenture Delivers International Prospectus for North West Business Leadership Team to Help Grow Science, Technology and Innovation
MANCHESTER, England; May 21, 2015 – An international prospectus, Discovery to Delivery, produced by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was launched today by The North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) to encourage investment in the region’s science, technology and innovation businesses.
May 19, 2015United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Accenture Deliver Global Biometric Identity Management System to Aid Displaced Persons
GENEVA; May 19, 2015 — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to deliver a biometric technology system for registering and verifying the identities of displaced persons around the world, enabling UNHCR to provide refugees with the assistance they require where and when needed.
May 19, 2015Accenture Launches Resources Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Saudi Arabia to Provide End-to-End Services for Refining and Petrochemical Companies
AL KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia; May 19, 2015 – Accenture has launched a new center of excellence in Al Khobar to provide services and skills for petroleum refinery and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries. The Accenture Resources Manufacturing Center of Excellence will help meet increasing demand for services in the Gulf region including designing, building, deploying and operating integrated refinery information systems, manufacturing operations and management systems.
May 18, 2015Accenture to Hire 5,000 U.S. Veterans by 2020
NEW YORK; May 18, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) plans to hire 5,000 U.S. veterans and military spouses in the next five years, significantly adding to the more than 1,000 former members of the U.S. Armed Forces the company currently employs.