- Accenture collaborates with ABC on US business report in Nigeria
Global tech, strategy, digital and consulting service firm, Accenture recently collaborated with the American Business Council (ABC) in Nigeria to conduct and publish a survey on American companies operating in Nigeria.
The survey which represented the responses of 48 American companies shows that US companies’ impacted on the Nigerian economy in 2016 through gross value added to the nation’s energy future, economic, output investment, jobs and communities.
US businesses generated N1trillion revenue for Nigeria in 2016 financial year and made contribution of more than N34.4billion to the tax revenue, according to published survey conducted with Accenture and two other firms.
In area of capacity building, over N340million was reportedly spent on training in 2016.
According to the survey, most of the businesses embarked on CSR projects in areas of education and empowerment such as provision of free internet connection to Nigeria’s premier incubation hubs; building of community school houses; scholarship for secondary school students; volunteer staff time to teach technical skills.
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