Accenture Wins 2013 IAOP/ISG Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact
STAMFORD, Conn., May 2, 2013
STAMFORD, Conn., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG)
(NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory
services company, and the International Association of Outsourcing
Professionals (IAOP), the global, standard-setting organization and advocate
for the outsourcing profession, today announced that Accenture has won the
second annual IAOP/ISG Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award.
The award recognizes service provider excellence in Corporate Social
Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing
company, was selected based on its overall excellence in a number of judging
criteria: exemplary leadership in, and ongoing commitment to, activities that
foster community involvement; fair operating and labor practices; respect for
human rights; attention to environmental impacts; consumer issues; and good
The award will be presented to an Accenture representative at an ISG Sourcing
Industry Conference this fall. In addition, ISG will make a cash donation in
the name of Accenture to its chosen charity, Leonard Cheshire Disability.
"On behalf of the more than 800 professionals at ISG, I want to congratulate
Accenture on winning this award," said Michael P. Connors, Chairman & CEO,
ISG. "The commitment Accenture has shown to addressing these critical issues
is a model for the entire sourcing industry."
"Accenture is honored to be recognized with this award," said Mike Salvino,
group chief executive, Business Process Outsourcing, Accenture. "Good
corporate citizenship is a hallmark of the way we run our company and that
commitment is reflected through programs like Skills to Succeed. As one of the
world's leading outsourcing providers, we work hard every day to make a
sustainable, measureable difference in the communities where we and our
clients live and work.Together with employees and through a large number of
pro bono, volunteering and grant-making efforts, our Skills to Succeed
commitment will equip 500,000 people globally with the skills they need to get
a job or build a business."
Accenture was selected from among applicants for the IAOP 2013 Global
Outsourcing 100®. The independent judging panel, selected from IAOP's
Corporate Social Responsibility committee, was chaired by Dr. Bill Hefley of
the University of Pittsburgh and ITSqc, LLC, and also included Ron Babin, COP,
Ryerson University; Rita Soni, NASSCOM Foundation; Sarah Troup, Rockefeller
Foundation; and Tim Hopper, Microsoft.
"Accenture has demonstrated leadership in corporate social responsibility and
sustainability," Hefley said. "Not only has Accenture demonstrated internal
abilities, but it has translated these into action around the world through
leadership efforts such as the Skills to Succeed program. Accenture is also a
firm that others turn to for excellence in CSR and sustainability. It is truly
deserving of this significant award."
Added IAOP CEO Debi Hamill: "IAOP is thrilled to have established the Global
Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award with ISG. It is important to
recognize service provider excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility. We
salute Accenture on its continued efforts and contributions; it has raised the
bar for all of us."
Service providers wishing to be eligible for the 2014 Global Outsourcing
Social Responsibility Impact Award may apply at http://www.iaop.org beginning
About Information Services Group
Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading technology
insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, serving more than
500 clients around the world to help them achieve operational excellence. ISG
supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize
their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and
managed services, with a focus on information technology, business process
transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning.
Clients look to ISG for unique insights and innovative solutions for
leveraging technology, the deepest data source in the industry, and more than
five decades of experience of global leadership in information and advisory
services. Based in Stamford, Conn., the company has more than 800 employees
and operates in 21 countries.
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The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the
global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing
profession. With more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP
helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their
outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their
businesses. To learn more, visit www.IAOP.org.
About Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leonard Cheshire Disability is one of the UK's largest voluntary sector
providers of services to persons with disabilities. It works with partner
organizations in 54 countries around the world to campaign for change and
provide innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live
life their way.
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