Successful Disability Equality Index Pilot Phase Results Announced at Briefing Held in Washington, D.C.
On March 18, 2014, the USBLN®, in partnership with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), successfully hosted the Disability Equality Champions Briefing in Washington, D.C. With a full room of business representatives, the USBLN® and AAPD shared high-level learnings from the recently concluded Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM) pilot. In addition, companies received information about how their organizations can support and become involved in the DEISM.
After a successful pilot with 48 Fortune 1000 scope companies from a wide variety of industries, the USBLN® and AAPD look forward to inviting the participation of all Fortune 1000 scope companies in October 2014 when the official 1st Annual Survey is launched. To learn more this exciting new benchmarking tool, visit: http://usbln.org/programs-dei.html
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.