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Cheddar: 2022 Disability Equality Index

Text Transcript This segment is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase advancing and empowering people with disabilities to drive inclusion forward. Now a new report is helping companies be more inclusive with those with disabilities. As the 2022 Disability Equality Index Report is out now and it captures data [...]

Chairwoman Waters and Chairman Brown Urge SEC to Include Disability Disclosure

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urge SEC Chair Gary Gensler to require diversity disclosure reporting including disability status. Letter states future rulemaking related to human capital management and diversity should include disability status. This week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial [...]

2022-06-03T11:23:15-04:00May 25th, 2022|In the News, Responsible Business & Policy|

Bloomberg Law: Disability Advocates Seek Inclusion in SEC Board Diversity Rules

The SEC is warming up to calls to include people with disabilities in diversity reporting requirements for public company boards. Allison Lee, the longest-tenured Democratic commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission, said there’s merit to counting individuals with disabilities as diverse members of boards, as women and ethnic [...]

2022-05-25T16:14:46-04:00September 30th, 2021|In the News, Responsible Business & Policy|

Newsweek: It’s Time to Include Disability in All Corporate Diversity Requirements

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gave the green light to Nasdaq for its new board diversity reporting initiative, it rightfully included women, racial and ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ+ individuals. But people with disabilities were left out. The argument from Corporate America against including disability in corporate diversity [...]

2022-05-25T16:15:03-04:00August 25th, 2021|In the News, Responsible Business & Policy|

Forbes: Nasdaq’s Snub To Boardroom Disability Inclusion Initiative — A Missed Opportunity

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission placed its stamp of approval on a Nasdaq initiative that largely sidelines people with disabilities when it comes to boardroom diversity reporting. Arriving less than 2 weeks after the U.S. celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the [...]

2022-05-25T16:15:17-04:00August 13th, 2021|In the News, Responsible Business & Policy|

Responsible Investor Daily ESG Briefing: SEC Approves Nasdaq’s Corporate Board Diversity Push

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved Nasdaq’s push to require companies listed on the stock exchange to meet certain minimum diversity targets on their boards. View the Full Article Disclaimer: Viewer must have a subscription to view full article.

2022-05-25T16:15:25-04:00August 9th, 2021|In the News, Responsible Business & Policy|
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