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USBLN Welcomes New Board of Director Members from Accenture, TD Bank and Voya Financial

USBLN is excited to announce three new board members for the first half of 2017. These board members have shown commitment to disability inclusion and bring key expertise in supplier diversity and marketing that will help progress USBLN forward. Nedra Dickson, the Global Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Lead for Accenture, has joined the USBLN board. Nedra has much experience in […]

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“Billion Dollar Roundtable” Now Includes LGBT, Disability, and Veteran-Owned Businesses in Corporate Supply Chains

Washington, DC – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership Network), the disability inclusion business resource, are pleased to share that The Billion Dollar Roundtable voted to expand their criteria of diverse businesses counted toward a corporation’s billion dollar supply chain spend on diverse-owned businesses to include: certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs), Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs®), Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (SDV-DOBE™) and Veteran-Disability Owned Business Enterprises (V-DOBEs™).

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The US Business Leadership Network Elects New Board Officers

The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) Board of Directors has elected new officers. The new leadership team includes Jenny Lay-Flurrie as Chair, Regina O. Heyward as Vice-Chair, and Janice Little as Secretary/Treasurer. Steve Pemberton, will remain a member of the executive committee as Immediate Past Chair. “I want to thank Steve for his service as chair […]

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Partnership helps transition youth with disabilities

Partnership helps transition youth with disabilities Inaugural conference leads to career opportunities WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 21, 2016) –  October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and a great time to highlight the partnership between the USBLN’s Rising Leaders Program, Greater Houston Business Leadership Network (USBLN affiliate) and the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitation Services […]

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USBLN Highlights Disability Inclusion with Leadership Awards at Annual Conference

USBLN Highlights Disability Inclusion with Leadership Awards at Annual Conference Winners include EY, AT&T, PNC and Wells Fargo The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) presented top awards on Sept. 21 during the annual conference Leadership Awards in Orlando, Fla. Recognition was given to four companies, three individuals and an affiliate network for their outstanding commitment […]

USBLN Technology HUB Connects DOBEs and SDV-DOBEs with Corporate Buyers and Decision Makers

USBLN technology HUB to connect certified disability-owned businesses to corporate buyers and decision makers

USBLN technology HUB to connect certified disability-owned businesses to corporate buyers Tool will help promote job creation and competitive contracts The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) is launching its new Disability Supplier Diversity Program (DSDP) technology tool, which will provide certified disability-owned and service-disabled veteran disability-owned businesses the opportunity to promote their cost-competitive businesses to […]

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Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in the Best Places to Work survey!

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to participate in the Best Places to Work Survey Registration now open for 2017 Disability Equality Index Today, the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) officially open the registration process for the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI). Companies interested in participating […]

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Fortune 500 companies lead 2016 DEI: Top scoring companies see value in participating in the survey

Washington, D.C. (July 13, 2016) – Today, the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announce the results of the 2016 Disability Equality Index® (DEI®) survey. A comprehensive list of DEI top scoring companies deemed “2016 DEI Best Places to Work” can be found on the DEI website. […]

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Massachusetts Governor’s Executive Order reaffirms and expands the Supplier Diversity Program

An historic day for disability-owned businesses and service-disabled owned businesses! WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 2, 2015) – Today is a historic day for disability-owned businesses and service-disabled owned businesses! Earlier this morning, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced several improvements to the state’s supplier diversity program, including best practice innovations and updates from the public and private […]