Starbucks Announces Plans for More Inclusive Stores

2022-04-26T23:23:49-04:00March 17th, 2022|Accommodations, DEI Best Practices, Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN, In the News|

Starbucks is hoping to create more inclusive environments by adding 1,000 Starbucks Community Stores, which are led by employees who directly connect to the initiative or cause of that store. The stores, which number 150 today, strive to provide programming and experiences that support economic opportunity in communities and create pathways to opportunity for employees,

CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

2022-05-12T20:20:23-04:00January 29th, 2022|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, Press Releases|

Join INEmail InquiryCEO Letter on Disability InclusionView Official Letter. Understanding that we are all operating in an unprecedented environment with multiple, competing interests for the time and attention of the CEO, we are writing to you – from a CEO to CEO perspective – to ask for your much-needed help in advancing equality and inclusion

Let’s Celebrate Disability in the Workplace

2021-11-02T07:06:25-04:00October 1st, 2021|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN|

Originally posted as LinkedIn Article by Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN. Follow Jill on LinkedIn here. In my discussions I always talk about how disability is the missing piece in the global conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion.  In fact, there are 1.3 billion people with disabilities around the globe and I’m one of

Partner Spotlight: Marriott International

2021-10-04T13:27:33-04:00September 2nd, 2021|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Marriott International has always focused on welcoming all – from our guests to our associates to our hotel owners and suppliers, regardless of race, nationality, gender, gender identity, age or ability. Open arms are in our DNA, which is only natural for a hospitality company. Working closely with the disability community, we are currently developing

The 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

2021-09-30T10:08:18-04:00July 26th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Press Releases and Announcements|

From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO It has been 31 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act – a landmark federal law that protects the rights of all people with disabilities. Globally, people with disabilities represent over one billion people or 15% of the population. We are 1 in 5 Americans,

2021 Disability Inclusion Findings in the ‘New Normal’

2021-09-15T15:23:10-04:00July 19th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Press Releases and Announcements|

From Jill Houghton, Disability:IN President & CEO We just wrapped up our 24th annual global Disability:IN conference, or what we call our family reunion. Not even a global pandemic could keep us away from each other. In fact, the pandemic has brought us closer together and we gathered with over 4,000 business leaders with disabilities

Helpful materials on the Disability Equality Index

2021-06-30T17:44:33-04:00March 15th, 2021|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN|

Interested in participating in the Disability Equality Index, but would like more information? We’ve gathered the most useful resources in one spot to help you get started. In addition, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] if you’d have any additional questions. Eligibility & Timeline Benchmark Questions (PDF | Word | Excel) – Available

How Disability Inclusion Builds Sustainable Companies- Guest Blog Post for Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose

2021-02-15T14:22:19-05:00January 22nd, 2021|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, In the News|

By: Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN for Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) As the country grapples with a pandemic, a racial equality movement and now, civil unrest, business leaders yearn to get back on the road to stability—and fast. This year, CEOs and investors are expected to intensify their focus on the “S”

S&P Global CEO Douglas L. Peterson Joins Coalition on Advancing Disability Inclusion

2021-02-15T14:22:22-05:00December 4th, 2020|DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, In the News|

As part of its commitment to creating an inclusive economy, S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced that its President and CEO, Douglas L. Peterson, will join more than 30 CEOs in signing the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. “At S&P Global, we recognize and respect people of all abilities as important contributors to our organizational success.

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