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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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Inc.: How to Build an Inclusive Workplace for People With Disabilities

Companies that value disability inclusion don't just have a stronger workplace culture, they also drive more revenue. All U.S.-based companies with at least fifteen employees are legally required to accommodate employees with disabilities (within reason) at the very least. That said, going above and beyond to ensure employees with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ESG Dive: SEC investor panel pushes for increased workforce disclosures

The Investor Advisory Committee proposed a new rule to the agency that would require companies to disclose comprehensive labor data like compensation ranges and employment status. Dive Brief: An advisory panel unanimously voted last month to propose a rule to the Securities and Exchange Commission that would require publicly [...]

Fast Company: Why Microsoft’s Satya Nadella and Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison care about disability inclusion

Workplaces and products that are accessible to people with disabilities are good business. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has talked about how his late son’s cerebral palsy shaped his commitment to a workplace and products that are accessible to people with disabilities. Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison has said the challenge [...]

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