Registration Now Open for Second Annual Disability Equality Index℠ Survey
The US Business Leadership Network®(USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) are excited to announce the opening of the registration process for the second annual Disability Equality Index℠ (DEI℠).
Companies that take the DEI self-report on a wide-range of criteria within four categories: Culture & Leadership, Enterprise-Wide Access, Employment Practices, and Community Engagement & Support Services. Eligible companies interested in participating in the second annual DEI must register by Dec. 4, 2015. To register, view the second annual DEI survey questions, or view DEI FAQs, visit: https://disabilityequalityindex.org/deisurvey.
All registered companies will receive access to the second annual DEI survey tool in mid-December 2015. The deadline to submit completed surveys is March 2016. DEI survey scores will be finalized by June 2016. [DOC | PDF]
Champions of Diversity by Diversity Plus Magazine
Each year Diversity Plus Magazine celebrates “Champions of Diversity.” These are the people who have driven diversity in corporate supply chains and workforces.
USBLN Proudly Sponsors A Breakthrough Report On Disabilities And Inclusion From The Center for Talent Innovation
As many as 30% of full-time, college-educated professionals in the U.S. have a disability. That’s the finding from a first-of-its-kind study published today by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), and sponsored by the USBLN.
IBM Wins Employer of the Year for People with Disabilities
IBM is the most recent recipient of the USBLN’s Employer of the Year Award for its continued dedication to inclusion in the workplace. In a letter to its employees, Chief Diversity Officer shares the news, and reiterates the company’s commitment to disability inclusiveness policies, strategies and initiatives.
DXC Technology, EY, Ford Motor Company, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Microsoft, and SAP launch the “Autism @ Work Employer Roundtable”
These cross-industry employers have led hiring initiatives specific to individuals on the Autism Spectrum for over a year, and recognize the significant benefits to their company cultures as well as those experienced by individuals hired at these companies.
A Global Untapped Talent Pool: Employees with Disabilities
CTI’s report "Disabilities and Inclusion" has uncovered that employees with disabilities make up an enormous global talent pool that employers overlook far too often -- to their own detriment.