Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.Socrates

Accenture Australia Foundation

Accenture and Good Return have worked together since 2009, when the Accenture Australia Foundation provided significant funding for the Skills For Life program. This program has helped us develop and provide opportunities for people to learn basic literacy and numeracy, money management skills, small business management skills, and livelihood skills. Accenture has also provided pro bono IT support, including strategy development and project management support. Their workplace giving program funds over 100 microfinance loans per year.

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Timeline

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October 2015

Accenture hosted Good Return’s “Whitepaper Workshop” on Creating Shared Value (CSV) between Australia’s corporate world and Good Return. Friendly competition between Accenture employees resulted in fantastic ideas around leveraging mobile banking apps and socially responsible voluntourism.


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10 July 2014

Accenture Australia hosts our event “Career With Purpose,” an inspirational networking event. Guest speakers included Di Ryall AM, past MD of Apple Australia; Tharani Jegatheeswaran, Client Director in Deloitte’s NFP Practice; and Sandra Carvajal, Good Return’s Corporate Relations Manager.


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October 2011

Julie Long, Accenture Australia’s Corporate Citizenship Lead, visits Good Return’s programs in the Philippines. Left to right: Rose Ramilo, Good Return Regional Training Specialist; Julie; two microfinance clients; and Luzviminda Coronado, Executive Director of SECDEP Microfinance, our partner in the Philippines.

 

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