Disability Equality Index 2019

 

Disability EqualityIn today’s blog, we will discuss the Disability Equality Index of 2019.   The Disability Equality Index is a list of companies that adhere to many of the numerous leading disability inclusion practices.  It was developed by two national leaders, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability: IN, in consultation with the appointed DEI Advisory Committee, a diverse group of experts in business, policy, and disability advocacy.  Companies that receive a score of 80 or above on the DEI are considered “DEI Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.”

 

 

Companies that have 100%:

Sprint

3M

Bank of America

AT&T

Florida Blue

DuPont

Facebook, Inc

Google, LLC

American Airlines

Delta Airlines

United Airlines

JP Morgan

Metlife

 

Companies that have 90%:

Amazon

Mass Mutual

Meijer

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Johnson & Johnson

UPS

 

Companies with 80%:

Bayer

Duke Energy

Southwest Airlines

Lowe’s

Land O’ Lakes

USAA

 

The 45 companies with a 100% are identified as standing out for their leadership in areas specific to disability employment and inclusion had, on average over the four-year period, 28 percent higher revenue, double the net income, and 30 percent higher economic profit margins than their peers.

 

To learn more about the Disability Equality Index and what it takes to get your company on next year’s list check out https://www.disabilityequalityindex.org.

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