Using AI for Disability Inclusion

2021-07-27T01:42:52-04:00May 24th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, Recruiting / Talent Acquisition|

Author: Laurie A. Henneborn, Managing Director, Accenture Research at Accenture Imagine finding your dream job only to be rejected because a computer algorithm misinterpreted your facial expressions or decided that the tone of your voice during your initial interview made you a less-than-desirable candidate. Approximately 76% of organizations with 100 or more employees use algorithms

New Federal Court Opinion Should Not Affect Corporate Commitment to Digital Accessibility

2021-07-18T07:11:02-04:00May 10th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN|

In 2017, after the first federal court web accessibility trial in the United States, a federal judge in Miami ruled that the Winn-Dixie grocery chain violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by maintaining an inaccessible website.  On April 7, 2021 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit disagreed. In a narrowly written opinion based

NY State Comptroller DiNapoli Joins AAPD and Disability:IN in Calling on Nasdaq to Include “Disability” in “Diversity”

2021-02-26T20:45:00-05:00February 26th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, Press Releases and Announcements|

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, joined AAPD and Disability:IN to advocate for “disability” to be included in the Nasdaq’s definition of “diverse” for its listing rules. This was prompted by Nasdaq’s “Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change to Adopt Listing Rules

NY State Comptroller DiNapoli Joins AAPD and Disability:IN in Calling on Nasdaq to Include “Disability” in “Diversity”

2021-05-17T06:06:55-04:00February 26th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN|

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, joined AAPD and Disability:IN to advocate for “disability” to be included in the Nasdaq’s definition of “diverse” for its listing rules. This was prompted by Nasdaq’s “Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change to Adopt Listing Rules

Letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission From AAPD & Disability:IN

2021-02-26T02:36:00-05:00February 26th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, ESG, Press Releases and Announcements|

February 2, 2021 Allison Lee Acting Chair Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street, NE Washington, DC 20549-1090 Re: #SR-NASDAQ-2020-081 Dear Acting Chairwoman Lee, We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN, two of the nation’s leading disability 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations focused on employment and economic advancement

Letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission From AAPD & Disability:IN

2021-05-10T08:45:45-04:00February 26th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, ESG|

February 2, 2021 Allison Lee Acting Chair Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street, NE Washington, DC 20549-1090 Re: #SR-NASDAQ-2020-081 Dear Acting Chairwoman Lee, We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN, two of the nation’s leading disability 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations focused on employment and economic advancement

Letter to Nasdaq From AAPD & Disability:IN

2021-02-26T02:17:00-05:00February 26th, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, ESG, Press Releases and Announcements|

February 17, 2021 Adena T. Friedman President and Chief Executive Officer Nasdaq 151 W. 42nd Street New York, NY 10036 Re: SR#-NASDAQ-2020-081 Dear Ms. Friedman, We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, two of the nation’s leading disability 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations focused on employment and

AAPD and Disability:IN Urge SEC and Nasdaq to Include People with Disabilities in Board Diversity Proposal

2021-02-23T13:53:00-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Business Case, DisabilityIN, Press Releases and Announcements|

Institutional investors also push for measuring and reporting disability diversity in the corporate boardroom ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Feb. 23, 2021)—Disability:IN, the leading global nonprofit organization for advancing business disability inclusion and equality, and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), a national cross-disability rights organization, have jointly submitted comment letters to the U.S. Securities and

2021 Nominations for Inclusion Awards Now Open!

2021-01-31T14:13:56-05:00November 6th, 2020|Business Case, DisabilityIN, Events, Global|

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 eleven Inclusion Award categories recognizing leaders

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

2020-11-02T17:56:00-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, In the News|

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 underrepresented in the workforce. Investors are

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