Comcast and NBCUniversal Help Launch Disability Equality Index
WASHINGTON, DC (July 1, 2014) – Today, the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) are pleased to announce that Comcast and NBCUniversal joined as the Founding Technology Partner of the USBLN and AAPD’s new Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM), an online tool that offers businesses the opportunity to objectively measure their full inclusion of people with disabilities as customers, employees, and suppliers. Comcast and NBCUniversal’s Founding Partner funding will be used to build and power the technology underlying the DEI. [DOC | PDF]
Disability:IN reveals new research that says millennials want disability inclusion
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USBLN – A Leading Nonprofit for Disability Inclusion – Rebrands to Disability:IN, Publishes Survey Data on Millennial Job Priorities
Survey shows millennial employees prioritize diversity and inclusion when selecting, remaining at jobs; yet only half believe their employer is committed to hiring, retaining people with disabilities.
126 Major Businesses Rated “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
Fortune 1000 Corporations are recognized as a part of the 2018 Disability Equality Index (DEI) and honored as the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”.
5 Ways to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
On May 17th, the USBLN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD was established to create awareness and generate conversations about accessibility, specifically web accessibility, for people with disabilities.
USBLN Facilitates Over 8,000 New Hires with Disabilities Through Going for the Gold Program
Through the Going for the Gold (GFG) program, the USBLN is aiding 20 Fortune and Global 500 companies achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces.