January 24, 2019
CEO Start Guide to Disability Inclusion: 2019 Davos Resource

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CEO Start Guide for Disability Inclusion

2019 Davos Resource from Disability:IN

Disability Inclusion is taking the center stage at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos. Here are 3 steps to tap into the talent of 1 billion people with disabilities around the world.

1. Understand the ROI

Leading companies in areas specific to disability employment and inclusion achieve: 28% higher on revenue; 2x higher on net income; and 30% higher on economic profit margin.

Companies that start the disability inclusion journey, and improved disability inclusion over time, were four times more likely to have higher shareholder returns than their peers.

Read full report from Accenture, Disability:IN, and AAPD at accenture.com/PWD.

2. Register for the Disability Equality Index, Deadline January 31, 2019

The Disability Equality Index (DEI) is an annual benchmarking tool that objectively rates company disability policies and practices. Companies earning a top score are recognized as “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”.

“We want the companies in our pension fund to be desirable places to work for everyone.” – New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli in his letter encouraging corporations to use the DEI.

Register at DisabilityEqualityIndex.org.

3. Join Disability:IN Inclusion Works

Connect with disability inclusion experts and leverage leading practices and tools. Participating companies receive customized services and plans.

Images of company logos shown, including: 3M, Amazon, BAE Systems, Bank of America, Blue California, Boston Scientific, Charter Communications, Comcast NBCUniversal, CSX Technologies, Dell, DuPont, Facebook, General Motors, Grainger, IFF, Mastercard, McKesson, PG&E, Qualcomm, TD Bank, ThermoFisher Scientific, Thomson Reuters, and Voya Financial.

Contact us for more information at info@DisabilityIN.org.

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