Disability Inclusion

KOHLER BOLD Ability Is Creating A Disability-Friendly Workplace

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New mom. World traveler. CAD Designer. Deaf woman.

Ashley Schrubbe brings enthusiasm and determination to all aspects of her life.

This Deaf History Month, we are proud to introduce our newest business resource group, KOHLER BOLD Ability, a global team dedicated to creating a disability-friendly workplace. Together, we are committed to providing the tools for equal access, opportunity and success for our associates with diverse abilities.

Biogen Leads From the Top With Disability Inclusion

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December 3rd marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and we are glad to share that Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos recently signed the Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion. We are proud we scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index for four consecutive years. We look forward to continued learning and growth to best support people with disabilities both within and outside of Biogen.

LogiTalk | Carson Tueller on Diversity & Intersectionality of Disability

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LogiTalk welcomes Carson Tueller, a speaker, coach, and accessibility advocate, whose experiences as a disabled person and a member of the LGBTQ community have driven his activism in diversity, equity, and inclusion. He discusses his journey to rediscovering his worth inside of his disability, and the need for global change in how we approach accessibility.

Hear from more incredible people on our LogiTalk podcast feed, available wherever you listen.

Join Accenture's Celebration for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

One billion reasons for disability inclusion
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Did you know that more than 1 billion people worldwide have a disability? That’s more than 1 billion reasons why we all have a role in enabling change for a more inclusive world.

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.

Celebrating International Day of Persons With Disabilities

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Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World.1

The following article was authored by Dennis P. Heathfield, Executive Director Inclusion, People with Disabilities and Veterans, Cummins Inc. 

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.

A Call to Action for America's CEOs: Show Your Commitment to Inclusion of People With Disabilities

By Jill Houghton and Rod Martin
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As the U.S. celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) today, we offer a simple solution for CEOs to take a meaningful step forward in advancing inclusion for a segment of the U.S. population that totals more than 60 million people of every race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity—a minority group that anyone can join at any time.

A Workplace Where Everyone Can Thrive: Booz Allen Celebrates 100% Score on Disability Equality Index for Sixth Year in a Row

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Disability is a natural part of the human experience that crosses lines of age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and religion.  Globally, people with disabilities represent over one billion people. 

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