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Update on Nasdaq Board Diversity Proposal

This week, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) submitted additional comments to the SEC regarding Nasdaq’s proposed rule on board diversity. Disability:IN Board Chair Chad Jerdee and AAPD Board Chair Ted Kennedy, Jr. wrote in part, “it is important to remember that [...]

2021-04-07T18:09:12-04:00April 7th, 2021|Press Releases|

Letter to Nasdaq From AAPD & Disability:IN

Download PDF version February 17, 2021Adena T. FriedmanPresident and Chief Executive OfficerNasdaq151 W. 42nd StreetNew York, NY 10036Re: SR#-NASDAQ-2020-081Dear Ms. Friedman,We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, two of the nation’s leading disability 501(c)(3) not-for-profit [...]

2021-03-08T18:43:30-05:00February 26th, 2021|Press Releases|

AAPD and Disability:IN Urge SEC and Nasdaq to Include People with Disabilities in Board Diversity Proposal

View Release on Global News Wire Institutional investors also push for measuring and reporting disability diversity in the corporate boardroom ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Feb. 23, 2021)—Disability:IN, the leading global nonprofit organization for advancing business disability inclusion and equality, and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), a national cross-disability [...]

2021-02-23T14:41:17-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Business Case, Press Releases|

S&P Global CEO Douglas L. Peterson Joins Coalition on Advancing Disability Inclusion

As part of its commitment to creating an inclusive economy, S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced that its President and CEO, Douglas L. Peterson, will join more than 30 CEOs in signing the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. "At S&P Global, we recognize and respect people of all abilities as [...]

2020-12-04T16:41:29-05:00December 4th, 2020|DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases|

TD Bank is Now Signatory on Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it has signed onto the Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion. With this action, TD Bank is advancing the conversation around disability inclusion and equality while encouraging other organizations to act. The Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion was developed [...]

2020-12-03T17:13:44-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Press Releases|

Boston Trust Walden, Avera Health, and the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion

Investors representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, are calling on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain [...]

2020-11-05T17:15:40-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, Press Releases|

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