The Disability Inclusion Advantage. A research report produced jointly by: Disability:IN & AAPD

Global Investor Group Representing $2.8 Trillion Appeals to Companies to be Inclusive

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 underrepresented in the workforce. View the joint statement.

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Signatories to date:

  1. Bank of America
  2. Rodney O. Martin, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Voya Financial, Inc.
  3. Dieter Waizenegger, Executive Director, CtW Investment Group
  4. Christopher J. Ailman, FSA, Chief Investment Officer, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
  5. Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller
  6. Scott M. Stringer, New York City Comptroller
  7. Tobias Read, Oregon State Treasurer
  8. Shawn T. Wooden, Connecticut State Treasurer
  9. Michael W. Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
  10. Deborah B. Goldberg, Massachusetts State Treasurer
  11. Joseph M. Torsella, Pennsylvania State Treasurer
  12. Thomas “Thom” Williams, Executive Director, Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii
  13. Richard Trumka, President, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
  14. Xander den Uyl, Vicechair, Pension Fund PWRI, The Netherland
  15. William H. Apfel, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Boston Trust Walden
  16. Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island State Treasurer
  17. Sheila Morgan-Johnson, Executive Director, District of Columbia Retirement Board
  18. Clifton S. Robbins, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Harbour Group, L.P.
  19. Beth Pearce, Vermont State Treasurer
  20. Brian Bodager, Chief Executive Officer, The Pension Boards-UCC, Inc.
  21. Matthew W. Patsky, Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Asset Management LLC
  22. Boston Common Asset Management
  23. Carole Liable, Chief Executive Officer, Domini Impact Investments LLC
  24. Avera Health
  25. Matt Nacard, Chief Executive Officer, Ethical Partners Fund Management
  26. Julie Hammerman, Executive Director, JLens
  27. Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  28. Sister Jean Steffes CSA, General Superior, Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes
  29. Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Aberdeen SD
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Supporting Disability Organizations:

  • American Council of the Blind
  • ADAPT
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living
  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network
  • Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network
  • Communication Service for the Deaf
  • Disability:IN
  • Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
  • Little People of America
  • National Coalition of Mental Health Recovery
  • National Council on Independent Living
  • National Federation of the Blind
  • National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities
  • Not Dead Yet
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Self Advocates Becoming Empowered
  • United Spinal Association