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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 [...]

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+00:00July 15th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

2020 Inclusion Award Winners

Disability:IN is pleased to recognize the eleven recipients of the 2020 Inclusion Awards. Announced last night, during the virtual Disability:IN Conference, the eleven award recipients were invited to take the virtual stage and provide remarks. The Inclusion Award winners are prestigious brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion [...]

NJIT Senior Alejandra Lopez-Diaz Lands Merck R&D Internship to Work on Vaccines

“Disability-inclusive companies, like Merck, take the opportunity at the [Disability:IN Annual] conference to interview aspiring professionals to see if we may be a fit for their companies,” said Diaz. “I interviewed with them and two days later they called me and asked me to join their internship program.” Continue [...]

Partner Spotlight: AT&T

Inspiring Human Progress through the Power of Communication and Entertainment At AT&T, our mission is to “inspire human progress through the power of communication and entertainment.” In their daily actions, AT&T employees demonstrate a real and consistent commitment to our values of living true and doing the right [...]

2020-11-12T18:00:56+00:00June 9th, 2020|Accessibility, Business Case, Global, In the News|

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