Tag: Accenture

VIDEO: 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards

The 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards were handed out at a dinner ceremony on October 21, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. CEOs from all seven recipient companies were on hand to accept their awards and share some insight into what their company does that sets them apart….

VIDEO: 2014 Top Company for Global Diversity: Accenture

Top Company for Global Diversity: Accenture Accepting Award: Stephen J. Rohleder, Group Chief Executive North America Reasons for Honor: Accenture is a truly global company, with 85 percent of its workforce outside of the United States. The firm pioneered the virtual workplace and has also been a pioneer in creating…

Global Diversity Research Executive Summary: 203 Data Submissions in 46 Countries

By Barbara Frankel To evaluate the impact of global diversity efforts, we have investigated best practices that correlate to results, measured in increased human-capital diversity and business opportunity. Through 203 data submissions and extensive interviews with 25 companies, we have learned that diversity-and-inclusion initiatives have been mostly focused around gender,…

Dr. King & Civil Rights: How Walmart, AT&T & More Keep It Relevant

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to observe civil-rights milestones and reflect on next steps. What best practices do top companies use to align this holiday with diversity-management strategies And how important is it to make the day a holiday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on…

8 CEOs Prove the Intersection of Diversity, Engagement & Innovation

How does accountability for diversity-management results improve engagement and innovation, often resulting in higher market share Fourteen CEOs and senior executives shared their best practices at Diversity-Management Best Practices From the Best of the Best, Oct. 1112 in New York City. The six CEOs and eight senior executives at our…

Retention: 5 Strategies to Maximize Employee Loyalty

You’ve done the leg work to set up employee-resource groups. But are you using them to full potential Take a cue from Accenture (No. 23 in The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity). Several years ago, this company nearly lost several of its young, Latino managers. A cultural communications…