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Shaping an Inclusive Future With Special Olympics

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If your travels have taken you through Chicago O'Hare International Airport anytime since October 2019, you may have had a friendly, caring and jovial exchange with Daniel Smrokowski. Daniel is one of four Service Ambassadors thanks to our ongoing partnership with Special Olympics. This inaugural ambassador program aims to provide Special Olympic athletes employment opportunities within our operation, affording them a unique and meaningful career.

CIT Donates to Lynn Haven, FL-based The Arc of the Bay

Grant supports the organization’s Culinary Institute for individuals with disabilities
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/– CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has made a donation to The Arc of the Bay, a nonprofit organization based in Lynn Haven, FL that provides support and opportunities for adults with disabilities.

Merck Receives Top Score of 100 on 2020 Disability Equality Index

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For the sixth year in a row, Merck has been recognized as a Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, receiving a score of 100% on the 2020 Disability Equality Index (DEI). This is the third year that the company has earned a top score in the DEI ratings.  

Merck named Employer of the Year by Disability:IN

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Merck has been recognized by Disability:IN® as the 2020 Employer of the Year for its exemplary policies, strategies and initiatives that have resulted in measurable results in areas of disability inclusiveness in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain.   

Disability-Led Organizations, Corporations and Foundations Launch Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration

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What do 633 disability leaders from 29 countries spanning six out of seven continents have in common? 100% believe that organizations led by people with disabilities are left out of disaster relief funding from foundations, corporations and governments.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Learning Through Service in Bangalore

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. At the core of this approach is our Service Learning program, which provides forty paid hours annually to employees around the world to contribute their time and talents to the community.

The Bridge to Inclusive Technology: Steps We are Taking to Increase Accessibility

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The following is an excerpt from the 2019 CSR report.

Cisco laid the foundation on which the Internet is built. As we enter an era where everything and everyone is connected, we’re once again shaping the network’s future. In the process, we’re applying the lessons we’ve learned over more than 30 years and building technologies that are secure, accessible, and that bring people together.

Merck Joins ‘The Valuable 500’ Initiative, Reinforcing Commitment to Disability Inclusion

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Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, is proud to announce its membership in The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda. The company supports the campaign which is dedicated to unlocking the business, social and economic value of people living with disabilities around the world.

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