FORT WORTH, Texas, July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — For the sixth year in a row, American Airlines received a top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI) and is named one of the best places to work for disability inclusion in 2021. The DEI was launched in 2015 by Disability:IN and The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Today, the DEI is acknowledged as the most robust disability inclusion assessment tool in business.
WEConnect International, with support from the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and Disability:IN, is proud to announce the 2021 Top 10 Global Champions for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion. This ranking, now in its third year, is the only one of its kind in which some of the world’s largest corporations are recognized for having demonstrated a commitment to global diversity and inclusion by sourcing from diverse suppliers including minority-, women-, LGBTQ- and disabled-owned businesses around the world.
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.
CINCINNATI, July 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has been named for the first time one of the best places to work for people with disabilities as part of the 2020 Disability Equality Index (DEI), the nation’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for disability inclusion. The index is a joint initiative between leading disability organizations, the American Association for People with Disabilities, Disability:IN and businesses that have invested in accessibility and inclusion across their company.
National Recognition Spotlights Walgreens Training and Job Readiness Programs for People with Disabilities
DEERFIELD, Ill., July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Walgreens has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year with a top score of 100 percent on the 2020 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
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.
For the fifth year in a row, Merck was recognized as a Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, receiving a score of 100% on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI). The DEI is a unique, joint initiative of Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). It serves as the nation's most comprehensive annual benchmarking tool for corporations.