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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.

WeThe15 - Creating Change for the World's Largest Marginalized Group


Persons with disabilities makeup 15 percent of our world – that’s 1.2 billion people. Yet, the disability community continues to face prejudice, inequality, and lack of access every day. In fact, 40 percent of people with disabilities live under the poverty line worldwide.

Lenovo Named Best Workplace for Disability Inclusion, Scores 100% in Disability:In's 2021 Disability Equality Index

Lenovo demonstrates leading disability inclusion practices in its commitment to an inclusive culture, visible support from company leadership, accessible workplace and employment practices, community engagement initiatives, and supplier diversity programs
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Lenovo has been recognized as a top scoring company and “Best Workplace for Disability Inclusion” in Disability:IN’s 2021 Disability Equality Index (DEI).

Degree Enters the Adaptive Design Space


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

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.

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


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.


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