CNBC: Hybrid working will now allow more people with disabilities to enter labor force, Ted Kennedy Jr. says

2021-09-27T06:23:50-04:00September 17th, 2021|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Skip to content Home / News & Events / The Disability INclusion Blog / CNBC: Hybrid working will now allow more people with disabilities to enter labor force, Ted Kennedy Jr. says (CNBC) Ted Kennedy Jr., co-chair of the Disability Equality Index and board member of the American Association of People with Disabilities, told CNBC

SHRM: “As technology advances and attitudes change, job opportunities increase for people with disabilities”

2021-02-02T19:00:00-05:00February 2nd, 2021|DisabilityIN, In the News|

“As technology advances and attitudes change, job opportunities increase for people with disabilities. Even with the pandemic ravaging the workforce, Disability:IN’s members collectively hired almost 28,000 disabled workers last year, a 53 percent increase over 2019. Over the last five years, the number of organizations participating in Disability:IN’s Disability Equality Index, a benchmarking tool that

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”

2021 Board of Directors Updates

2021-02-15T14:22:20-05:00December 18th, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News|

We are pleased to announce new board members and officers for 2021. The Board elected the following new members: Camille Chang Gilmore, Vice President Human Resources and Global Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation Paula Kelley, Managing Director and Business Strategy & Initiative Executive at Bank of America The Board re-elected the following members for another

2020 Year in Review

2021-02-15T14:22:21-05:00December 18th, 2020|Accessibility, Affiliates, COVID-19, DisabilityIN, Global, In the News, Mental Health, Multimedia, Recruiting / Talent Acquisition, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

2020 Year in ReviewWilliams2021-01-05T20:42:20+00:00 To our entire community: In a year when the world is facing so many challenges, Disability:IN is grateful for you. Together, we recognized the impact of the 30th Anniversary of the American’s with Disabilities Act by launching “Are You IN?”  A campaign highlighting that we all have a role to play

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.

TD Bank is Now Signatory on Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion

2021-02-15T14:22:22-05:00December 3rd, 2020|DisabilityIN, In the News|

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it has signed onto the Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion. With this action, TD Bank is advancing the conversation around disability inclusion and equality while encouraging other organizations to act. The Joint Investor Statement on Corporate Disability Inclusion was developed in 2019 by New York State

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

From T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert: Diversity Equals Innovation

2020-10-29T15:12:00-04:00October 29th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, DisabilityIN, Global, In the News|

By Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile As National Disability Employment Awareness Month draws to a close, I want to talk about how important it is to acknowledge and celebrate — all year long — the countless contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. And with a son who was physically impacted a few years ago by

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