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Procure Access Initiatives and Human Impact

2022-09-27T07:55:29-04:00September 21st, 2022|Announcements, Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

Inclusion means that all employees, customers, and suppliers are empowered to participate meaningfully and fully. At Disability:IN, we know that inclusion cannot exist without digital accessibility. That is why we are proud to announce the launch of the Procure Access initiative, a business-to-business initiative facilitated by Disability:IN that brings together companies to advance accessible procurement

Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work

2022-09-27T07:55:30-04:00September 9th, 2022|Announcements, DisabilityIN|

DOWNLOAD: Updating Your Social Profiles for #DEAM.DownloadDisability:IN is Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work Multiple activities aim to bring attention to the untapped potential of 1.3 billion people globally with disabilities October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). As we celebrate disability talent and innovation, we must also build a future that

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Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work

2022-09-09T16:35:00-04:00September 9th, 2022|DisabilityIN, Press Releases|

DOWNLOAD: Updating Your Social Profiles for #DEAM.DownloadFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disability:IN is Celebrating Disability Employment, Inclusion, and the Future of Work Multiple activities aim to bring attention to the untapped potential of 1.3 billion people globally with disabilities ALEXANDRIA, VA. (September 9, 2021) — October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM/NDEAM). As we celebrate disability

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EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement

2022-09-27T07:55:30-04:00September 7th, 2022|Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN, In the News, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement Facilitated by Disability:IN New business-to-business initiative seeks to drive accessibility into procurement processes for companies that buy and sell technology and other products and services ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Sept. 7, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global nonprofit driving disability inclusion in

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September Digital Accessibility Roundup

2022-09-27T07:55:31-04:00August 31st, 2022|A11Y Roundup, Digital Accessibility, DisabilityIN|

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for September. 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. Building a business case for accessibility is often the first step in

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Partner Spotlight: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

2022-09-27T07:55:31-04:00August 30th, 2022|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

Advancing Disability Inclusion at Lowe’s Through Innovation To better serve customers and our associates who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Lowe’s has created an American Sign Language (ASL) tools and resources, including an app with Talk-to-Text capabilities to facilitate open and seamless communication. Lowe’s strives to be an employer of choice by creating a

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Partner Spotlight: Diageo

2022-09-27T07:55:32-04:00August 25th, 2022|DisabilityIN, Partner Spotlight|

How Diageo is creating a culture of belonging We believe at Diageo the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business, and a better world. So as part of our ‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress’ 10-year sustainability action plan, we have committed to championing inclusion and diversity for our people, partners and communities.

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Spotlight on Mentoring with Wells Fargo

2022-09-02T11:37:12-04:00August 4th, 2022|DisabilityIN, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

Wells Fargo Website: www.wellsfargo.com Supplier Diversity Website: www.wellsfargo.com/about/diversity/supplier-diversity/index Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant, spoke with Priscilla Wallace, SVP, Head of Supplier Diversity at Wells Fargo. Priscilla and her team have supported Disability:IN for many years, including, the DOBE (Disability-Owned Business Enterprises) Mentoring Program. This year the company sponsored the Special Educational Sessions for the

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HR Brew: Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer on stepping up disability inclusion efforts

2022-09-27T07:55:32-04:00August 3rd, 2022|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Lay-Flurrie cites training, technology, and inclusion as key components to success. When employees feel left out at work, they’re more likely to leave their jobs. And yet, 48% of US adults who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision report facing accessibility challenges with digital onboarding forms before they’ve even started their jobs, according to

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