The Disability INclusion Blog

Veteran Programs at 3M, McKesson, Qualcomm & the Walt Disney Company

Many of our partners have programs and initiatives that support veterans in the workplace. Explore a few companies that have implemented successful programs to help veterans and enhanced their inclusion efforts: Military & Veterans at 3M “Our Military Support Network provides active support and outreach to veterans and their [...]

Spotlight On Mentoring: Honoring Veterans Day With Wayne Shanks, Supplier Diversity Director, USAA

Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN’s Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant chats with Wayne Shanks from USAA! Wayne and his team have supported V-DOBE™s and SDV-DOBE™s in the Disability: IN Mentoring Program for many years. Since we want to shine a light on USAA and all they do for veterans, especially this [...]

2020-11-10T17:03:56+00:00November 10th, 2020|Accessibility, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

2021 Nominations for Inclusion Awards Now Open!

2021 Inclusion Awards Recognizes Leaders in Disability Inclusion  Registration Deadline: Friday, November 20th The 2021 Disability:IN® Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN is pleased to recognize these award winners during the 2021 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo. There are [...]

2020-11-12T17:58:23+00:00November 6th, 2020|Business Case, Events, Global|

Boston Trust Walden, Avera Health, and the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion

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 [...]

2020-11-05T17:15:40+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

From T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert: Diversity Equals Innovation

By Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile As National Disability Employment Awareness Month draws to a close, I want to talk about how important it is to acknowledge and celebrate — all year long — the countless contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. And with a son who was physically [...]

2020-11-12T17:58:45+00:00October 29th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

SDV-DOBE Spotlight: Black Box Safety, Inc.

BLACK BOX SAFETY, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business. They specialize in the prevention of serious injuries in the workplace. They are also authorized by manufacturers to distribute safety equipment, such as eye, face, and head protection, as well as high-visibility garments like vests. The President & Founder, Jackson [...]

2020-11-10T17:58:13+00:00October 28th, 2020|Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

You Can Do Virtually Anything: Digital accessibility is essential to the employment of people with disabilities

Virtually every aspect of employment in the 21st century relies on technology. We search for jobs and apply for them online. We use websites and mobile applications to determine our medical benefits, plan for retirement, train for jobs, apply for promotions and do our daily work. We mentor, grow [...]

2020-11-12T17:21:26+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Accessibility, Global, In the News|

The Pension Boards-UCC, Inc., JLens, and the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion

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 [...]

2020-11-05T17:19:55+00:00October 19th, 2020|DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

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