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2021 Nominations for Inclusion Awards Now Open!

2021 Inclusion Awards Recognizes Leaders in Disability Inclusion  Registration Deadline: Friday, November 20th The 2021 Disability:IN® Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN is pleased to recognize these award winners during the 2021 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo. There are [...]

2020-11-12T17:58:23+00:00November 6th, 2020|Business Case, Events, 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 [...]

2020-11-05T17:15:40+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

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 [...]

2020-11-12T17:58:45+00:00October 29th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

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 [...]

2020-11-12T17:59:28+00:00October 14th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

America’s CEOs Call for Disability Inclusion – MediaPlanet

Registering for the index will be a major step forward in advancing inclusion for the estimated 1 in 4 Americans with disabilities — a minority group that anyone can join at any time. To date, 16 CEOs have signed the “CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion,” an open letter encouraging [...]

2020-11-05T17:23:15+00:00August 20th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

CEOs Asked to Pledge Disability Inclusion at Their Companies – AdWeek

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, it provided the first-ever federal equal rights protections for people with disabilities. That meant that a disability could no longer be used as an excuse not to hire an otherwise qualified employee; it also meant that workplaces [...]

Disability Rights Gain Traction Among ESG Investors – Bloomberg

Disability inclusion is shaping up to be the next frontier of ESG investing. Investors are pushing companies to create more welcoming workplaces for employees with disabilities, whether they use a wheelchair or have a mental illness. Twenty-two institutions managing $2.8 trillion of assets urged corporations in late May to review their policies and [...]

A call to action for America’s CEOs: Show your commitment to inclusion of people with disabilities – Fortune

In the midst of the unprecedented environment that all businesses are currently navigating—and will continue to be navigating for the foreseeable future—few would argue that opportunities to deliver improved business performance are now more important than ever. Similarly, at a time when society is calling on all organizations, especially [...]

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