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Fortune CHRO Daily: Only 10% of Fortune 500 companies disclose how many people with disabilities work at their organization—but employees expect more transparency

Good morning! The mainstreaming of remote work and a renewed emphasis on DEI programs in 2020 has put disability inclusion in the limelight over the past few years, and the workforce participation rate for people with disabilities has hit record highs. And as those numbers have gone up, more companies [...]

2024-01-31T12:37:46-05:00January 31st, 2024|In the News|

Event Marketer: Q&A: Inside Google’s New ‘Inclusive Event Design Guide’ for the Industry

“Google wants to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible—that is the mission of the company—and I think if you follow that sentiment to its logical conclusion, accessibility and making things accessible to all of our users can only happen if we understand what our users need, [...]

2024-01-31T12:13:33-05:00January 31st, 2024|In the News|

Forbes: Disability:IN Internationalizes Corporate Inclusion Benchmarking With New Tool

Virginia-based corporate disability inclusion best practice and benchmarking expert Disability:IN has announced plans to launch its acclaimed Disability Equality Index internationally. The index measures corporate disability metrics and maturity through survey data across important categories such as culture and leadership, enterprise-wide access, employment practices, community engagement and supplier diversity. [...]

2024-01-31T11:55:45-05:00January 31st, 2024|In the News|

Cosmopolitan: Meet VMA: The App That’s Going to Forever Change How Blind People Do Their Makeup

Voice-enabled Makeup Assistant is here—and Cosmo chatted with four of the app’s users. For those with low-vision or blindness, putting on makeup is typically a two-person job. Sure, you can learn to dab on concealer or blend out your Drunk Elephant Bronzing Drops with a couple of #GetReadyWithMe TikToks [...]

2024-01-09T11:45:05-05:00January 9th, 2024|In the News|

Forbes: Latest Accenture Research Confirms Disability Inclusive Companies Are More Profitable

Back in 2018, an Accenture report entitled “Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage” demonstrated to the business community how companies that embrace disability inclusion tend to outperform their peers across a number of key commercial metrics. The report went on to become an authoritative source for citations over [...]

2023-12-15T12:04:09-05:00December 15th, 2023|In the News|

SHRM: Disability Inclusion Makes Financial Sense, Report Finds

Organizations that implement disability-inclusive policies and practices tend to outperform their peers financially, according to a new report by Accenture in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities. Building on a 2018 report on disability inclusion in the workplace, the 2023 iteration explored the topic [...]

2023-12-14T09:58:17-05:00December 14th, 2023|Business Case, In the News|

Campaign US: Accenture and TD Bank unveil coalition aimed at increasing disability inclusion in marketing and communications

Global professional services agency Accenture has partnered with TD Bank and Disability:IN, a nonprofit which aims to increase disability inclusion in businesses to create a cross-industry coalition of CMOs and CCOs aimed to power disability inclusion across marketing and communications. Jill Kramer's Accenture's chief marketing and communications officer, noted [...]

2023-10-25T10:26:00-04:00October 25th, 2023|In the News|
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