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Bloomberg: Nasdaq Urged to Widen Diversity Rules by Disability Activists

Activists are pushing Nasdaq Inc. to expand its proposed board-diversity rules to include people with disabilities. The exchange operator’s planned regulations are currently too narrow and should be amended, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities said in comment letters submitted jointly to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. [...]

2021-03-08T18:48:57+00:00February 23rd, 2021|In the News|

Target, Eli Lilly and Company, Cargill Join the CEO Campaign

By Jill Houghton, CEO When we first created the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion one year ago, we knew we wanted it to be a leadership driven campaign where CEOs could call on their peers to commit to disability inclusion across their enterprise. The nation’s top executives would [...]

2021-03-08T18:45:17+00:00January 28th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) Guest Blog Post: How Disability Inclusion Builds Sustainable Companies

By: Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN for Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) As the country grapples with a pandemic, a racial equality movement and now, civil unrest, business leaders yearn to get back on the road to stability—and fast. This year, CEOs and investors are expected to [...]

2021-03-08T18:46:00+00:00January 22nd, 2021|DEI Best Practices, In the News|

TD Bank is Now Signatory on Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it has signed onto the Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion. With this action, TD Bank is advancing the conversation around disability inclusion and equality while encouraging other organizations to act. The Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion was developed [...]

2020-12-03T17:13:44+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Press Releases and Announcements|

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 – Actions towards Success

This International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we are pleased to announce the coalition of investors has grown to 30 signatories of the Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion, with TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank as the latest signatory. This group, representing over $2.8 trillion dollars in assets, are calling [...]

2020-12-03T16:53:54+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Global|

Boston Trust Walden, Avera Health, and the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion

Investors representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, are calling on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain [...]

From T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert: Diversity Equals Innovation

By Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile As National Disability Employment Awareness Month draws to a close, I want to talk about how important it is to acknowledge and celebrate — all year long — the countless contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. And with a son who was physically [...]

The Pension Boards-UCC, Inc., JLens, and the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion

Investors representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, are calling on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain [...]

2020-11-05T17:19:55+00:00October 19th, 2020|DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases and Announcements|

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff signs CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

"As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of Disability Employment Awareness Month and further our commitment towards building a more inclusive workplace for people with disabilities, Salesforce is honored to join “IN” with a coalition of CEOs advocating for the inclusion of people with disabilities within business through the “CEO Letter [...]

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