EY shares 3 ways that disability inclusion can power your business
1 in 6 people live with some form of disability. This is the largest (17%) minority group worldwide. Yet, only 4% of businesses are focused on making offerings inclusive of disability. With a disability inclusion strategy, businesses can create a better environment for a diverse workforce. Companies that have one in place also report 28% higher revenues, double net income, 30% higher profit margins, and strong next-generation talent acquisition and retention.
Join our webinar to learn how you can power your business with a disability inclusion strategy today and future-proof your business for tomorrow.
Register & gain insights from experts leading the way
- Strategies to power your business with disability inclusion
- Best practices from EY that will transfer into your business
- Strengths that come from different thinking
- Inclusive tools that maximise talent in the workplace
Bonus Resource: Workplace Inclusion: Building the case for creating inclusive experiences for all.
Authored by Disability:IN and Texthelp, this research report explores how to create a workplace that empowers a neurodiverse workforce to thrive.
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Who will this webinar benefit?
This webinar is for anyone who recognises that disability inclusion must become a natural part of any organisation’s DE&I strategy. Not only is it the right thing to do for our disabled community, it brings huge benefits for the business agenda, and the wider workforce. This includes:
HR Generalists, Talent Managers, DEIB Specialists (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging), Training & Development Leads, Employee Engagement & Staff Performance Managers, Disability & Neurodiversity Champions.
Meet the speakers
Frank O'Keeffe, EY
Frank is the EY Ireland Managing Partner and presides over Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee (DISC) for Ireland and is the EY EMEIA Disability Partner Sponsor. Prior to his current role, Frank held a position on the Irish Leadership Team as Head of Assurance, where he was responsible for leading the fastest growing Assurance Practice in the Island of Ireland.
“Together we will strive for the world where people can be truly themselves, have a sense of belonging and fulfilment because of their different abilities.”
Kevin Grogg, EY
Kevin is a Product Owner for Assistive Technologies (AT) for Ernst & Young (EY) and has occupied the position for 6 years.
His primary duty is to provide 1-1 AT services “at a distance” via Microsoft Teams. Before EY, he worked fifteen years at Shepherd Center, the last ten in the Assistive Technology department. He provided AT services for patients with spinal cord injuries or brain trauma. Kevin holds a BS in Management from Georgia Tech and a MS in Exercise Science & Biomechanics from Georgia State.
Martin McKay, Texthelp
Martin is CEO and he founded Texthelp in 1996 to help people with communication difficulties.
What started as a company focused on people with profound Speech and Dexterity Disabilities has become a world leading Inclusive Technology company creating smart, inclusive software that helps people read, write, express their thoughts and share information more accurately & fluently – across all stages of life. His goal is to make sure that by 2030 Texthelp will have advanced the literacy and understanding of one billion people.
Rebecca Smyth, Texthelp
Rebecca is an Accessibility and Inclusion Specialist at Texthelp and is passionate about promoting equality and creating opportunity for all.
She believes in a world where everyone deserves the right to understand and be understood. With over a decade of experience in providing support solutions to companies, Rebecca advises on tools and strategies to improve digital inclusion and online accessibility.
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