Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. 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. With approximately 215,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$21.55 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2010.
Accenture provides services that are relevant to the economic and infrastructure growth needs of the various African economies in which the company operates. Our African operations have a strong record of delivery, as demonstrated through the support we provide to top African companies and governments. Accenture's business presence in Africa takes into account the need to harness African skills-as we provide local skilled resources that are trained to adapt and redefine our knowledge and experience for emerging markets.
Accenture has operated successfully across Africa for over 30 years serving clients in more than 14 countries. We currently have six offices (South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Botswana, Mauritius and Morocco), and we operate Accenture Global Delivery Network centers in Mauritius and Morocco.
Africa at heart
Accenture's expansion into Africa is largely driven by servicing global and African clients as they extend their presence in the different African regions and countries.
Approximately 3,000 people work for Accenture in Africa, including 300 working there on long-term assignments.
The company and its people have long been well-represented in Africa. Accenture continues to extend its presence throughout Africa by growing its operations in strategically located African countries.
Our corporate citizenship activities have focused on several countries, including South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Tanzania, Malawi, and Ethiopia. Accenture Development Partnerships (a group providing strategic advice and technical and project-management support to organizations in the development sector) activity in Africa has grown significantly over the past several years as more donors and non-governmental organizations expand the focus of their programs and funding in Africa.
In South Africa, Accenture has been recognized as a Level 2 Contributor, supporting Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment. This independent endorsement...