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.
With only single digit daily new COVID-19 cases, the Hong Kong human resources team decided to plan special activities tied to the company’s Responsibility & Inclusion Week. The team aimed at creating memorable employee experiences, at the same time driving the company’s values around inclusion, ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity. I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall.
by Lauren Cole, Senior Digital Communications Specialist
Immanuel Umoren has been a communicator all his life. Growing up in Nigeria, he starred in plays, performed in shows, and emceed events every chance he got. Communicating with people has been a common thread throughout his life -- he's always loved the stage.
As Veterans & Military Families Month comes to a close, a new T-Mobile employee shares her experience being married to the military, and how she found a support system inside the company.
By Logan Mayo, T-Mobile Stories
Last year, I got married in a library three weeks after I got engaged. Before you think this was a choice to be eclectic and hip, let me explain.
My husband is an active-duty Special Operations soldier in the Army. Planning the big wedding we wanted around his shifting responsibilities of team training and permanent change of station (PCS) date was impossible. We tried again for this coming summer — hoped, really — but found out he would be deployed through the following fall.
In order to focus on and expand the perspectives of diversity and foster a culture of inclusion, CNH Industrial held a week dedicated to Diversity at all of its facilities in Brazil and Argentina. The virtual event was aimed at all company employees and addressed the issues of “Masculinity and self-care”, “Ethnic-racial equity” and “Inclusive Culture”.
From HBCU outreach to strategic seed fund investing, these five luminaries are leading the way toward a more diverse, inclusive Silicon Valley.
The tech industry has long been a beacon for change agents. But the disruptors, the innovators, and the inventors most lauded for their work are a reflection of the racial biases of our broader culture — that is, they are white, and usually men.