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Procure Access Initiatives and Human Impact

Inclusion means that all employees, customers, and suppliers are empowered to participate meaningfully and fully. At Disability:IN, we know that inclusion cannot exist without digital accessibility. That is why we are proud to announce the launch of the Procure Access initiative, a business-to-business initiative facilitated by Disability:IN that brings [...]

Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work

DOWNLOAD: Updating Your Social Profiles for #DEAM. Download Disability:IN is Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work Multiple activities aim to bring attention to the untapped potential of 1.3 billion people globally with disabilities October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). As we [...]

2022-09-19T13:10:58-04:00September 9th, 2022|Announcements|

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement Facilitated by Disability:IN New business-to-business initiative seeks to drive accessibility into procurement processes for companies that buy and sell technology and other products and services ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Sept. 7, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global [...]

September Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for September. At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer. Building a business case for accessibility [...]

2022-08-31T14:22:43-04:00August 31st, 2022|Digital Accessibility|

Partner Spotlight: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Advancing Disability Inclusion at Lowe’s Through Innovation To better serve customers and our associates who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Lowe’s has created an American Sign Language (ASL) tools and resources, including an app with Talk-to-Text capabilities to facilitate open and seamless communication. Lowe’s strives to be an employer [...]

2022-08-30T11:23:52-04:00August 30th, 2022|Partner Spotlight|

Partner Spotlight: Diageo

How Diageo is creating a culture of belonging We believe at Diageo the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business, and a better world. So as part of our ‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress’ 10-year sustainability action plan, we have committed to championing inclusion and diversity [...]

2022-09-05T21:05:55-04:00August 25th, 2022|Partner Spotlight|

HR Brew: Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer on stepping up disability inclusion efforts

Lay-Flurrie cites training, technology, and inclusion as key components to success. When employees feel left out at work, they’re more likely to leave their jobs. And yet, 48% of US adults who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision report facing accessibility challenges with digital onboarding forms before they’ve [...]

2022-08-03T15:50:37-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

Rehab Management: More Companies Are Employing People with Disabilities in Leadership Roles, Per Disability:IN

Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), released the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI) recently at Disability:IN’s 2022 Global Conference in Dallas. The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for measuring disability inclusion [...]

2022-08-03T15:49:11-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

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