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Accenture Named One of the “Best Corporate Citizens” in Government Contracting

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Corporate Responsibility Magazine Highlights Importance of Transparency, Philanthropy</i> </p>

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Accenture Named One of the “Best Corporate Citizens” in Government Contracting15:15 EDT Thursday, July 19, 2012 ARLINGTON, Va. (Business Wire) -- For the second year in a row, Corporate Responsibility magazine, one of the nation's leading independent voices on corporate citizenship, has named Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as one of the top government suppliers. Ranked second on the list of “the Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting,” Accenture was recognized for its proactive and dedicated social responsibility and transparency efforts when supporting and working with government agencies. Corporate Responsibility (CR) magazine's annual Best Corporate Citizens list measures companies against 318 different elements in seven weighted categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy. “We are honored to be recognized again by CR magazine. Corporate citizenship is a fundamental part of Accenture's mission and guiding principles and we are committed to living up to those standards when serving our government clients,” said Stephen J. Rohleder, group chief executive for Accenture's Health & Public Service operating group. The magazine ranked 40 contracting and consulting companies regularly doing business with the U.S. government. Accenture's federal business serves every cabinet-level department and 20 of the largest federal organizations. The U.S. federal portfolio spans across clients in civilian, defense, intelligence and public safety agencies. Accenture works with state and local governments and agencies across the United States, providing a wide range of management and technology services for administrative operations, human services and public health projects. Learn more about Accenture's work with federal agencies and state and local governments delivering Public Service for the Future. About Accenture Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 249,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net reviews of US $25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com. AccentureJoanne Giordano, + 703-919-1288joanne.b.giordano@accenture.com