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Axios: Disability groups prioritize communication trainings

2024-06-16T07:41:16-04:00May 20th, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Disability:IN, a nonprofit organization that encourages inclusion in the workplace, has launched trainings to help people with disabilities better tell their personal stories during the job seeking process. Why it matters: Even as companies continue to prioritize inclusion, only 4% of businesses incorporate people with disabilities into their workplace initiatives, according to the most recent

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Disability:IN Recognized As a Company Shaping the Future of Business by Chief’s Inaugural The New Era of Leadership Awards

2024-06-16T07:41:17-04:00May 16th, 2024|Announcements, Awards, DisabilityIN, In the News|

This award recognizes and celebrates the women leaders and companies that are redefining business as usual. May 15, 2024 — Today, Chief, the largest network of senior executive women, reveals the winners of its inaugural The New Era of Leadership Awards, recognizing Disability:IN as one of 25 exceptional companies shaping the future of business with

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HR Brew: Disability:IN launches new career accelerator program for disabled professionals

2024-05-27T20:29:45-04:00May 2nd, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

The organization is partnering with employers including Blue Origin, Dell, and Pfizer to help employees with disabilities advance their careers. Disability:IN, an organization that advocates for disability inclusion in business, has announced the launch of a new career accelerator, the organization told HR Brew. The Early Career Talent Accelerator is a 12-week development program that

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Forbes: 72% Of European Companies Include Disability In Their ESG/ Sustainability Reports

2024-05-27T20:29:45-04:00May 1st, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

A new study released by Disability:IN found that 72% of European Fortune 500 companies include disability in their sustainability or environmental, social and governance reports. Comparatively, 65% of U.S. Fortune 500 companies disclose disability in their ESG reports. The participation numbers are expected to increase as sustainability reporting becomes mandatory in the EU and other

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Forbes: Meet America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2024

2024-05-20T15:42:46-04:00April 24th, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

This seventh annual list was created in partnership with market research firm Statista, and is based partly on survey responses from more than 170,000 individuals working for organizations with at least 1,000 employees within the United States. Participants were asked to anonymously rate their employers’ approach to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as it pertains

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Council of Institutional Investors: The Voice of Corporate Governance Podcast

2024-05-19T14:47:21-04:00April 23rd, 2024|In the News|

CII’s podcast is one of many platforms CII offers members to access timely information and perspectives and to increase public attention to critical issues and developments in corporate governance and capital markets. The target audience for our podcast is CII Members, other institutional investors, public companies, securities lawyers, proxy advisory firms and other institutional investor

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Directors & Boards: Character of the Corporation: Human Capital Governance

2024-04-21T22:16:44-04:00February 26th, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

BREMEN: Within the context of human capital governance, where does DEI fit in? Where does disability inclusion fit, and why is it so important? KENNEDY: The Disability Equality Index measures and scores companies based on their progress toward inclusion, equality and justice for people with disabilities. I’m very proud to say that we now have

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HR Brew: World of HR: Disability Equality Index expands globally

2024-04-11T17:02:42-04:00February 26th, 2024|DisabilityIN, Global, In the News|

Disability:IN hopes it will increase disability inclusion and representation at more multinational companies. HR pros may soon have a better understanding of what disability inclusion looks like in different countries, thanks to a recently expanded benchmarking index. Where in the world? Disability:IN, the organization behind the Disability Equality Index (DEI), an annual report examining the

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Fortune CHRO Daily: Only 10% of Fortune 500 companies disclose how many people with disabilities work at their organization—but employees expect more transparency

2024-03-29T03:01:22-04:00January 31st, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

Good morning! The mainstreaming of remote work and a renewed emphasis on DEI programs in 2020 has put disability inclusion in the limelight over the past few years, and the workforce participation rate for people with disabilities has hit record highs. And as those numbers have gone up, more companies have started mentioning disability in

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Event Marketer: Q&A: Inside Google’s New ‘Inclusive Event Design Guide’ for the Industry

2024-03-25T01:15:20-04:00January 31st, 2024|DisabilityIN, In the News|

“Google wants to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible—that is the mission of the company—and I think if you follow that sentiment to its logical conclusion, accessibility and making things accessible to all of our users can only happen if we understand what our users need, and that goes for live events,

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