Update on Nasdaq Board Diversity Proposal

2021-05-10T08:45:42+00:00April 7th, 2021|DisabilityIN, ESG, Press Releases and Announcements|

This week, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) submitted additional comments to the SEC regarding Nasdaq’s proposed rule on board diversity. Disability:IN Board Chair Chad Jerdee and AAPD Board Chair Ted Kennedy, Jr. wrote in part, “it is important to remember that disability inclusion matters to investors… Requiring companies to disclose

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

2021-02-26T02:36:00+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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

Letter to Nasdaq From AAPD & Disability:IN

2021-05-05T12:16:56+00:00February 26th, 2021|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

Reuters: Nasdaq pushed to add disabled people to its board diversity proposal

2021-04-30T12:38:59+00:00February 23rd, 2021|DisabilityIN, ESG|

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two organizations representing people with disabilities asked Nasdaq Inc on Tuesday to be more inclusive in the exchange operator’s proposal to require all of its listed companies to adopt new rules related to board diversity. Nasdaq in December proposed new rules that will require most Nasdaq-listed companies to have, or publicly

Nasdaq Urged to Widen Diversity Rules by Disability Activists

2021-02-23T22:27:00+00:00February 23rd, 2021|DisabilityIN, ESG, Press Releases and Announcements|

Activists are pushing Nasdaq Inc. to expand its proposed board-diversity rules to include people with disabilities. The exchange operator’s planned regulations are currently too narrow and should be amended, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities said in comment letters submitted jointly to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read the full article on Bloomberg.com.

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