UpSkill America is an employer-led movement to expand opportunity for America’s workers and allow our economy and communities to thrive. As part of our mission to advance the upskilling movement, we are pleased to share the following news featuring one of our partners.
Accenture is committing more than $200 million over the next three years to help equip people around the world with job skills for the digital age. The company’s Skills to Succeed initiative advances employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, leveraging digital innovation to help close employment gaps at scale. Together with a network of nonprofits and other ecosystem partners, Accenture has since 2010 equipped more than 2.2 million people with the skills to get a job or build a business, with a goal of equipping a total of more than 3 million people by 2020. Click here to learn more.
We are delighted with Accenture’s decision and commend them for joining a growing list of companies committed to advancing the upskilling movement in 2018.
Tweet “As leaders weigh new technologies and applications, we all must ask ourselves: Does this benefit the next generation? If the answer is yes, it’s the right thing to do.” -Pierre Nanterme, Chairman & CEO @Accenture
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