DEI Best Practices

The 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

  From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO It has been 31 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act - a landmark federal law that protects the rights of all people with disabilities. Globally, people with disabilities represent over one billion people or 15% of [...]

2021-07-26T14:22:32+00:00July 26th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

2021 Disability Inclusion Findings in the ‘New Normal’

  From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO We just wrapped up our 24th annual global Disability:IN conference, or what we call our family reunion. Not even a global pandemic could keep us away from each other. In fact, the pandemic has brought us closer together and we gathered [...]

2021-07-19T13:36:14+00:00July 19th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, Press Releases and Announcements|

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|

S&P Global CEO Douglas L. Peterson Joins Coalition on Advancing Disability Inclusion

As part of its commitment to creating an inclusive economy, S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced that its President and CEO, Douglas L. Peterson, will join more than 30 CEOs in signing the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. "At S&P Global, we recognize and respect people of all abilities as [...]

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 [...]

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