Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received back-to-back recognition from industry and government officials for its efforts in developing and supporting its workforce and for its commitment to the environment.

Sheryll Quito (second from left), human resources lead for Accenture Advanced Technology Centers in the Philippines, holding the Best Employer of the Year trophy from the International ICT Awards Philippines. This is Accenture’s third time being recognized for its employee-focused programs that help in the professional and personal development of its workforce. With Sheryll Quito are (from left to right) Julian Payne, president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and chairman of the organizing committee of the International ICT Awards Philippines 2019; Meanne Quiambao, vice president for sales of Globe Business; Peter Macquera, senior vice president of Globe Business; and Maria Ahtisa Manalo, Miss International 2018 1st Runner-up.

After being named the Best Employer of the Year in March at the annual International ICT Awards Philippines for its industry-leading and talent-focused initiatives, Accenture was presented with the Environmental Performance Award from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) in May in recognition of its efforts to care for the environment. The Environmental Performance Award is given to top locator enterprises that implement an environmental management system, have a record of sustained compliance with environmental regulations, and demonstrate continued improvement in waste management, energy and material use, water preservation and restoration, and air pollution prevention, among other areas.

Accenture received the International ICT Awards Philippines “Best Employer of the Year” award for its industry-leading initiatives in developing talent, advancing inclusion and diversity, and supporting the welfare of its employees. The award, which Accenture also won in 2008 and 2017, is given to the company that has showcased leadership in elevating employee potential and success by institutionalizing a talent-led approach that paves the way forward to a more diverse, inclusive and future-ready workforce. Organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and supported by the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines, the International ICT Awards Philippines recognize companies that have exhibited leadership and excellence in the local information and communications technology (ICT) industry.

The Accenture Philippines team receives the Environmental Performance Award from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) in recognition of Accenture’s efforts to preserve and protect the environment within and beyond its locations in Manila, Cebu and Ilocos. In the photo (from left to right) are Rudy Guiao, Infrastructure Services for Accenture (ISA) lead for ASEAN and Greater China, John Vingno, associate director, Accenture Workplace Solutions; Julie Alvarez, manager, Accenture Workplace Solutions; Lito Tayag, country managing director, Accenture in the Philippines; Joan Liston, Accenture Geographic Services lead; and Paul Ranjan, Intelligent Cloud & Infrastructure Philippines Lead.

“We are honored to receive these recognitions from PEZA and the IT-BPM industry,” said Lito Tayag, country managing director for Accenture in the Philippines. “As a people-driven company, Accenture remains focused on developing and upskilling our workforce, enabling them to deliver innovative services to our clients in this digital age. Moreover, we are steadfast in our commitment to engage our employees and instill in them the value of environmental stewardship as a way of life, leveraging technology to help them better understand how their actions contribute to sustainability.”

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