Business Wire 9-Nov-2018 7:59 AM
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the eighth consecutive year. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.
"At Accenture we strive to be a place where our people can navigate and grow their careers while we collectively help our clients solve their most significant challenges," said Bill Morris, president of Accenture in Canada.
Accenture is consistently recognized in Canada and around the world as an employer of choice. For instance, the company has been named to FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies for 16 consecutive years, DiversityInc's for 12 consecutive years, and the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index for three consecutive years — placing first this year.
"Embedded into our culture and core values is our commitment to inclusion and diversity: Last year, Accenture announced it will strive to achieve gender parity by 2025, and we are actively working to attract, retain, advance and sponsor women on this path," said Claudia Thompson, managing director of Inclusion and Diversity and of Accenture's Health & Public Service practice in Canada.
Some new programs and initiatives that contribute to Accenture continuing to be recognized as an employer of choice include:
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world's largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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