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Disability Equality Index reveals 2020 “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”

View official news release. Disability Equality Index reveals 2020 “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” Disability Equality Index report highlights industry trends and global insights Washington, D.C., July 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Disability Equality Index (DEI), the nation’s [...]

2020-11-12T17:50:25-05:00July 15th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases|

Modernizing the Disability Equality Index – 2021 Updates

July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This historic milestone is taking place during a global COVID-19 pandemic which has further exposed inequality in our society. The promise of the ADA and fight to end racial inequality and injustice [...]

Global Investor Group Representing $2.8 Trillion Call on Companies to be Inclusive to People with Disabilities

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD), an investor group representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets and 22 signatories, is calling on companies they invest in to be inclusive to people with disabilities through a Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion. The statement encourages companies to create inclusive [...]

2020-11-10T00:20:00-05:00May 21st, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases|

MassPRIM adopts new proxy voting guidelines – Pensions and Investments

Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board, Boston, approved new proxy voting guidelines designed to increase board diversity, ban guns in the workplace and prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities. Read the full article on Pensions & Investments magazine.

2019 Year in Review

To our corporate partners, board members, Affiliates, disability-owned businesses, NextGen Leaders, friends, and allies: 2019 has been an incredible year and we have all of you to thank! We are gaining momentum to help improve the unacceptable low labor force participation rate. More companies are taking the Disability Equality [...]

Ethisphere Announces Disability Equality Index Collaboration

Ethisphere Aligns With Disability Equality Index to Drive Awareness and Expertise Ethisphere to collaborate with the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN to demonstrate how inclusion drives business success Scottsdale, Arizona , December 3, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing [...]

2020-11-10T00:30:58-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases|

BlackRock, American Association of People with Disabilities, and Disability:IN facilitate forward-thinking disability inclusion dialogue with investors and global inclusion leaders

BlackRock, American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN facilitate forward-thinking dialogue on disability inclusion with investors and global inclusion leaders. The next frontier of corporate social responsibility brings the ‘Disability Advantage’ New York, New York, November 5, 2019, BlackRock, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN [...]

2020-11-10T00:32:19-05:00November 13th, 2019|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases|

Honoring Marca Bristo

Honoring Marca Bristo Access Living has been advocating for the right of people with disabilities to live fully-engaged and self-directed lives since 1980. Pictured here are the staff of the organization during that first year. Marca Bristo is on the far left. | Access Living We are [...]

2020-11-10T00:35:44-05:00September 9th, 2019|DEI Best Practices|

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