USBLN® Releases "The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise" Publication as Exclusive Benefit to Member Companies
WASHINGTON, DC (February 25, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to announce an exclusive benefit for its business members, “The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise.” This initiative was driven by the USBLN®’s Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) and fully supported by the USBLN® Board of Directors (BOD) and the Founding Members of the USBLN®’s Disability Supplier Diversity Program® (DSDP). During 2012, the members of the CAB, BOD and DSDP Founding Members developed a business friendly guide to identify goals and provide road maps for a company to use as it strives to reach the Gold Standard within seven (7) critical business areas, including measurements and reporting outcomes. This document was designed as an internal tool to help member companies make progress toward an ultimate goal. It is neither a compliance tool nor a step-by-step cookbook, but a business-to-business manual to help guide progress toward full inclusion of people with disabilities across the enterprise. [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.