The Disability INclusion Blog

Axios: Disability groups prioritize communication trainings

Disability:IN, a nonprofit organization that encourages inclusion in the workplace, has launched trainings to help people with disabilities better tell their personal stories during the job seeking process. Why it matters: Even as companies continue to prioritize inclusion, only 4% of businesses incorporate people with disabilities into their workplace [...]

2024-05-20T15:29:01-04:00May 20th, 2024|In the News|

Disability:IN Recognized As a Company Shaping the Future of Business by Chief’s Inaugural The New Era of Leadership Awards

This award recognizes and celebrates the women leaders and companies that are redefining business as usual. May 15, 2024 — Today, Chief, the largest network of senior executive women, reveals the winners of its inaugural The New Era of Leadership Awards, recognizing Disability:IN as one of 25 exceptional companies [...]

2024-05-16T12:16:59-04:00May 16th, 2024|Announcements, Awards, In the News|

GAAD: Celebrating Digital Accessibility Around the Globe 365 Days a Year

Accessibility is at the core of disability inclusion. Today, companies are expected to continue to improve access to digital content, technologies, and experiences for employees and customers alike. On May 16th, 2024, Disability:IN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) with a full day of virtual events on [...]

HR Brew: Disability:IN launches new career accelerator program for disabled professionals

The organization is partnering with employers including Blue Origin, Dell, and Pfizer to help employees with disabilities advance their careers. Disability:IN, an organization that advocates for disability inclusion in business, has announced the launch of a new career accelerator, the organization told HR Brew. The Early Career Talent Accelerator [...]

2024-05-02T10:20:19-04:00May 2nd, 2024|In the News|

Disability:IN Launches Early Career Talent Accelerator to Provide Career Development for Professionals with Disabilities

Innovative program customized for people with disabilities also equips companies to retain, train, and advance disability talent  ALEXANDRIA, VA. (May 2, 2024)—Disability:IN, the global nonprofit driving disability inclusion in business, today introduced the Early Career Talent Accelerator—a first-of-its-kind development program for professionals with disabilities—and announced the initial cohort of [...]

2024-05-06T10:41:57-04:00May 2nd, 2024|Press Releases|

Forbes: 72% Of European Companies Include Disability In Their ESG/ Sustainability Reports

A new study released by Disability:IN found that 72% of European Fortune 500 companies include disability in their sustainability or environmental, social and governance reports. Comparatively, 65% of U.S. Fortune 500 companies disclose disability in their ESG reports. The participation numbers are expected to increase as sustainability reporting becomes [...]

2024-05-01T15:02:46-04:00May 1st, 2024|In the News|

Partner Spotlight: State Street

State Street's Tech Accessibility Taskforce was launched in 2020. The team engages with various technology owners (End Users, Learning Technology and Design, Architecture, Cyber Security, Marketing) across the company. To date the taskforce has: identified an owner for our WCAG conformance, outright purchased various accessible technologies, and created an [...]

2024-04-30T20:15:21-04:00April 30th, 2024|Partner Spotlight, Uncategorized|

May Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for May. 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 [...]

2024-04-30T20:05:10-04:00April 30th, 2024|Digital Accessibility|
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