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Degree Enters the Adaptive Design Space

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Over the years, we’ve seen continued growth of adaptive products from brands such as McDonalds, Tommy Hilfiger, Microsoft and others.

How Disability Inclusion Builds Sustainable Companies

By Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN
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As the country grapples with a pandemic, a racial equality movement and now, civil unrest, business leaders yearn to get back on the road to stability—and fast. This year, CEOs and investors are expected to intensify their focus on the “S” of ESG activities (environmental, social and governance investing), according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer report.

Companies That Focus on Disability Inclusion Grow Faster Than Their Peers

New Accenture Research: Enabling Change, Getting to Equal 2020
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Our new global research finds companies that fully include employees with disabilities grow faster. Yet, employees with disabilities are 60% more likely to feel excluded than their colleagues. We uncovered eight important factors that build a more inclusive culture for all employees and help unlock a company’s full potential. Find out and learn more.

Why Workplace Accessibility Matters: Hear From Persons With Disabilities Succeeding at Work

Insights from Accenture colleagues on accessibility when you walk in the shoes of someone who is deaf, blind or autistic.
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Imagine a world that is: Silent. Dark. Confusing. Out of reach.

Walk in the shoes of someone who is deaf, blind, autistic or in a wheelchair, and the world will appear very different. Perhaps even isolating, forbidding, closed and exclusive.

That’s often the reality for nearly 1 billion people worldwide with a disability. But workplace accessibility can change that.

Meet Sergio, Beatriz and Jonathan.

Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA With Disability Inclusion

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On Sunday, July 26, the U.S. celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This Act extends civil rights to people with disabilities and prohibits discrimination in the workplace, public places, transportation, telecommunications and local government services and facilities. The ADA built a foundation of rights for people with disabilities but, as with all civil rights movements, there is a critical need to expand these rights. Companies are in a unique position to push the needle much further.

Sodexo Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion for the 5th Consecutive Year

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 17, 2019 /3BL Media/- Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been named as one of the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index (DEI) -- a joint initiative between the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leader

Wells Fargo Commits to Three-Year Title Sponsorship of No Barriers Summit

The summit’s goal is to empower people to break through barriers, find inner purpose, and contribute their best
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For The Fifth Consecutive Year, Aramark Named A Top 50 Employer For People With Disabilities

CAREERS & disABLED magazine recognizes Aramark for diversity and inclusion efforts
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PHILADELPHIA, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, who employs 270,000 team members across the globe, has again been named a Top 50 employer by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine, for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities.

Companies Leading in Disability Inclusion Have Outperformed Peers, Accenture Research Finds

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NEW YORK, November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Companies that embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforces have outperformed their peers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
 

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