The Disability INclusion Blog

CEOs Asked to Pledge Disability Inclusion at Their Companies – AdWeek

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, it provided the first-ever federal equal rights protections for people with disabilities. That meant that a disability could no longer be used as an excuse not to hire an otherwise qualified employee; it also meant that workplaces [...]

2020-10-05T17:14:59+00:00July 27th, 2020|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

Disability Rights Gain Traction Among ESG Investors – Bloomberg

Disability inclusion is shaping up to be the next frontier of ESG investing. Investors are pushing companies to create more welcoming workplaces for employees with disabilities, whether they use a wheelchair or have a mental illness. Twenty-two institutions managing $2.8 trillion of assets urged corporations in late May to review their policies and [...]

2020-10-05T17:22:28+00:00July 26th, 2020|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

A call to action for America’s CEOs: Show your commitment to inclusion of people with disabilities – Fortune

In the midst of the unprecedented environment that all businesses are currently navigating—and will continue to be navigating for the foreseeable future—few would argue that opportunities to deliver improved business performance are now more important than ever. Similarly, at a time when society is calling on all organizations, especially [...]

2020-10-05T17:19:21+00:00July 26th, 2020|Disability Equality Index, In the News|

Disability Equality Index reveals 2020 “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”

View official news release. Disability Equality Index reveals 2020 “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” Disability Equality Index report highlights industry trends and global insights Washington, D.C., July 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Disability Equality Index (DEI), the nation’s [...]

2020 Inclusion Award Winners

Disability:IN is pleased to recognize the eleven recipients of the 2020 Inclusion Awards. Announced last night, during the virtual Disability:IN Conference, the eleven award recipients were invited to take the virtual stage and provide remarks. The Inclusion Award winners are prestigious brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion [...]

2020-09-18T16:52:20+00:00July 13th, 2020|Annual Conference, Corporate Partners|

Modernizing the Disability Equality Index – 2021 Updates

July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This historic milestone is taking place during a global COVID-19 pandemic which has further exposed inequality in our society. The promise of the ADA and fight to end racial inequality and injustice [...]

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