If disability is not on your board agenda, neither is diversity Heart graphic

(Nor is innovation, productivity, brand experience, talent, risk, reputation...)

Join The Valuable 500 and make disability your business

Submissions will now close on Sept 15th 2020. The final 500 leaders will be announced at the United Nations General Assembly 2020.

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The Valuable 500

The global movement putting disability on the business leadership agenda.

We need 500 national and multinational, private sector corporations to be the tipping-point for change and to unlock the business, social and economic value of people living with disabilities across the world. Because the potential of 1.3 billion should not be ignored.

Whether you’re starting your disability inclusion journey, scaling up or leading the charge, join The Valuable 500 to show the world how it’s done.

Our goal: 500

CEO signatures: 252

Days remaining: 203



Adjective: diversish

Selectively inclusive of some types of people within a company, group or business, depending on which type suits the company best.

Why this matters

+1.3 Billion

Over 1.3 billion people across the world live with some form of disability.

World Bank Group

$8 Trillion

Together with their friends and family, this group has a spending power of $8 trillion.

Global Economics of Disability Report


80% of disabilities are acquired between the ages of 18 and 64 - the workforce age.

Disabled Living Foundation


Only 4% of businesses are focussed on making offerings inclusive of disablilty.

Global Economics of Disability Report

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There are more clothing lines for dogs than for disabled people.

Stephanie Thomas of Cur8able

What does it mean for your business?

  • Heightened innovation
  • Increased customer base
  • Improved experiences for all
  • Greater workplace productivity
  • Reduced risk

Our revolutionary leaders

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Leaders can change lives

The Valuable 500 is a business to business initiative catalysing the influence of large private sector corporations doing business in national and international markets.

By joining The Valuable 500, you agree to:

Table disability on your board agenda from 2019.

Make ONE firm commitment to action by the end of 2020.

Share your commitment to The Valuable 500 internally and externally.

In return, you will have access to our resource hub and a community of like-minded peers. Information on how to access each of these will be available upon sign up.

You’ll need to validate your commitment to The Valuable 500 with the signature of your Chair or CEO.

Our partners

Strategic Partners

Omnicom Agency Partners

Expert Partners

Business Resource Networks

Our #valuable tribe

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