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HR Dive: As corporate disability inclusion practices improve, uneven adoption remains

Employee self-identification and board representation rates remain low, according to a new disability equality index. Companies are making strides in implementing more disability inclusion practices throughout their corporate culture, but several key areas need sustained attention in coming years, according to a July 10 report from the 2023 Disability [...]

2023-07-21T16:10:01-04:00July 21st, 2023|In the News|

Axios Newsletter: Disability Pride Month

More people are self-identifying as having a disability at work, according to the latest Disability Equality Index by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities. Why it matters: If you’re not communicating inclusively, then you aren’t communicating effectively. State of play: Nearly 1 in 4 Americans have [...]

2023-07-19T11:23:30-04:00July 19th, 2023|In the News, Self-ID|

Vogue Business: How Gucci is using tech to aid blind and low-vision customers

The Kering-owned brand is rolling out a partnership with virtual accessibility assistance app Aira. It’s a step forward that shows just how much fashion has historically overlooked accessibility. Gucci is taking steps to improve in-store accessibility for disabled consumers through a partnership with visual interpreting service Aira, in what [...]

2023-07-11T12:47:00-04:00July 11th, 2023|In the News|

Forbes: Corporate Disability Inclusion Accelerating But Not In The Boardroom, Says Disability:IN

Workforce disability inclusion at some of America’s largest companies is in a healthier shape than ever before, according to Disability:IN’s latest Disability Equality Index which was announced on Monday. There remains, however, one crucial area where progress appears slow and disability finds itself lagging well behind other diversity segments [...]

2023-07-11T12:47:36-04:00July 10th, 2023|In the News|

Hubspot: Disability-Owned Business Enterprise Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Minority-owned business certification dates back to the 1970s but only gradually began being considered potentially applicable to entrepreneurs with disabilities some 15 years ago — decades after the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. This explains why, in 2023, there are only 500 DOBEs across the [...]

2023-05-23T16:19:32-04:00May 23rd, 2023|In the News|

The American Management Association’s AMA Quarterly: How executives can more effectively include people with disabilities

Leaders have an opportunity to do more to be inclusive of people with disabilities–their employees, customers, and the public. By Jill Houghton Convincing leaders usually starts with the business case. The good news is there’s a strong one. When Disability:IN, a global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in [...]

2023-05-02T11:04:09-04:00May 2nd, 2023|In the News|
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