Accenture on Its Commitment to Achieving Net-Zero Emissions by 2025

Originally published at and on LinkedIn. Accenture ranked No. 2 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.


As a global company, we’re making significant progress to be net-zero by 2025 by committing to power our offices with 100% renewable electricity by 2023; engaging key suppliers to reduce their emissions; and being thoughtful about how we travel.

To achieve net-zero emissions by 2025, we’ll focus first on actual reductions across our scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. To address the remaining emissions, we will invest in nature-based carbon removal solutions that directly remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere.

The projects we are putting in place will reforest land with native species, rebuild biodiversity, make agriculture more sustainable and help create green jobs, all while removing carbon—and all in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a particular focus on SDG 13: Climate Action.

At Global Citizen Live, we shared how we’re investing in nature-based carbon removal solutions to remove CO2 from the atmosphere. Watch the video to learn more.

Latest News

CDO Series: Humana’s Carolyn Tandy

Following the murder of George Floyd, the role of Chief Diversity Officers has become more important as companies started to be more intentional with their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, which has made the last few years tumultuous for many CDOs. In the first interview of a series of articles…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: August 4

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. The Supreme Court’s…