The Disability INclusion Blog

Fortune CHRO Daily: Only 10% of Fortune 500 companies disclose how many people with disabilities work at their organization—but employees expect more transparency

Good morning! The mainstreaming of remote work and a renewed emphasis on DEI programs in 2020 has put disability inclusion in the limelight over the past few years, and the workforce participation rate for people with disabilities has hit record highs. And as those numbers have gone up, more companies [...]

2024-01-31T12:37:46-05:00January 31st, 2024|In the News|

Event Marketer: Q&A: Inside Google’s New ‘Inclusive Event Design Guide’ for the Industry

“Google wants to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible—that is the mission of the company—and I think if you follow that sentiment to its logical conclusion, accessibility and making things accessible to all of our users can only happen if we understand what our users need, [...]

2024-01-31T12:13:33-05:00January 31st, 2024|In the News|

Forbes: Disability:IN Internationalizes Corporate Inclusion Benchmarking With New Tool

Virginia-based corporate disability inclusion best practice and benchmarking expert Disability:IN has announced plans to launch its acclaimed Disability Equality Index internationally. The index measures corporate disability metrics and maturity through survey data across important categories such as culture and leadership, enterprise-wide access, employment practices, community engagement and supplier diversity. [...]

2024-01-31T11:55:45-05:00January 31st, 2024|In the News|

February Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for February. 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. Disability:IN Happenings There is an exciting [...]

2024-01-31T10:54:21-05:00January 31st, 2024|Digital Accessibility|

Disability Equality Index® Enters 10th Year with Historic International Expansion to Meet Rising Corporate Demand for Benchmarking Tools

Disability Equality Index® Enters 10th Year with Historic International Expansion to Meet Rising Corporate Demand for Benchmarking Tools Companies can now analyze and progress their disability inclusion efforts in Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, and the United States ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Jan. 30, 2024)—The Disability [...]

2024-01-30T09:03:04-05:00January 30th, 2024|Press Releases|

Cosmopolitan: Meet VMA: The App That’s Going to Forever Change How Blind People Do Their Makeup

Voice-enabled Makeup Assistant is here—and Cosmo chatted with four of the app’s users. For those with low-vision or blindness, putting on makeup is typically a two-person job. Sure, you can learn to dab on concealer or blend out your Drunk Elephant Bronzing Drops with a couple of #GetReadyWithMe TikToks [...]

2024-01-09T11:45:05-05:00January 9th, 2024|In the News|

January Digital Accessibility Roundup

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for January 2024 Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for January. 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 [...]

2024-01-09T10:46:43-05:00January 4th, 2024|Digital Accessibility|

Forbes: Latest Accenture Research Confirms Disability Inclusive Companies Are More Profitable

Back in 2018, an Accenture report entitled “Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage” demonstrated to the business community how companies that embrace disability inclusion tend to outperform their peers across a number of key commercial metrics. The report went on to become an authoritative source for citations over [...]

2023-12-15T12:04:09-05:00December 15th, 2023|In the News|
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