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The Valuable 500: disability inclusion in businesses campaign takes off

Caroline Casey explains why she started The Valuable 500 and calls on businesses to stop being ‘diversish.’

Empowering disability in the workplace

BBC World Service asks whether big companies are doing enough to enable workers who have disabilities.

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Seven of the world’s largest financial institutions sign up to disability inclusion campaign The Valuable 500.

The Bank of England, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC UK, RBS, Monex, Standard Chartered and Bank Hapoalim of Israel have announced their membership of The Valuable 500.

BBC In Touch – A Corporate Call to Arms

Caroline Casey has been campaigning for more disability inclusion for the past decade. Earlier this year she took her cause to Davos – the summit for big corporations. She wants 500 CEO’s to sign up to making and acting on one commitment around disability for their company.

Ex-Unilever boss seeks ‘heroic CEOs’ to tackle climate change and inequality

Paul Polman also supports Bank of England-backed group promoting disability rights.

We need to talk about disability inclusion

Cannes Lions Festival’s focus on diversity is commendable, but we need more discussion on disability inclusion, warns Caroline Casey.

London Tech Week’s Missing Voice

Caroline Casey explores the need for the tech sector to realise the untapped market of disabled employees, as part of London Tech Week.

Why disability inclusion must be part of the global business agenda

Caroline Casey is a social entrepreneur who founded The Valuable 500 to spark an inclusion revolution that puts disability on the global business agenda.

The menopause is empowering this disability campaigner to improve awareness

Caroline wants businesses to do more for people with disabilities.

Making Disability Inclusion A Leadership Issue – Forbes

The 1 billion people globally who are disabled and can’t find work, need top leaders to take action—now.

Disability Activist Challenges 500 companies to Make a Change

Caroline Casey —a disability activist— is calling on 500 companies to put disability rights at the forefront of their agendas.

Addressing Disability Inclusion In the Business World

Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern speaks to Caroline Casey, founder of the Valuable campaign, which works to tackle disability exclusion.

DIVERSish | Meet the Winners

The Valuable 500 are thrilled to be at SXSW. Our session “Is Corporate Inclusion #Diversish” will include our first public screening of our Diversish film.

Valuable Leader Conversations

In this series of interviews, Caroline speaks to some of our most #valuable leaders, to find out the role business leaders play in getting disability on the corporate diversity agenda.

How Leaders drive the Diversity Agenda: In conversation with Peter Grauer

Caroline Casey speaks to CEO of Bloomberg, Peter Grauer about the role C-suite sponsors play in driving the diversity agenda, why it's important for leaders to admit they don't have all the answers, and what The Valuable 500 is doing to change the narrative around disability inclusion.

Adding Disability to the Corporate Diversity Agenda: In conversation with Nicola Mendelsohn

At the Bloomberg Equality Summit in London, Caroline spoke to Nicola Mendelsohn, VP, EMEA at Facebook about what we can learn from the success of other equality movements in the private sector and the importance of intersectionality.

The Personal Impact of Corporate Inclusion: In conversation with Janet Riccio

Caroline spoke to EVP and Dean of Omnicom University, Janet Riccio about her personal experience of disability and the impact it has made on her approach to corporate inclusion, as well as Omnicom's longstanding support of The Valuable 500.

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22/07/2019

Global financial services sector announces biggest move to date to tackle exclusion of disabled people

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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11/06/2019

#Valuable takes to the United Nations stage for the first time as 150 further businesses get set to join the inclusion revolution

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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16/05/2019

Global campaign driving disability inclusion in business impacts over 2 million employees

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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11/04/2019

Cerealto Siro Foods joins global inititative to promote disability inclusion in business

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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27/03/2019

Bloomberg joins global campaign driving disability inclusion in the workplace

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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20/03/2019

Sainsbury’s and Omnicom announce firm commitment to disability inclusion

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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15/03/2019

Is corporate inclusion DIVERSish? Disability activist Caroline Casey takes to SXSW to end DIVERSish attitudes in business

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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8/03/2019

APM sets Australian first as it announces commitment to fight disability exclusion in business as part of The Valuable 500 Campaign

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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28/02/2019

Danske Bank UK announces commitment to business disability inclusion in a first for Northern Ireland Business

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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24/01/2019

The Valuable 500 Launches at The World Economic Forum Annual Summit to promote disability inclusion in business

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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24/01/2019

‘DIVERSish’ Campaign launches at Davos to challenge businesses excluding disability from diversity commitments

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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14/01/2019

Disability absent from leadership strategy in majority of global businesses

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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18/12/2018

Global business leaders and businesses throw support behind the disability inclusion revolution

The Valuable 500 x Seven Hills

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Latest reports

24/01/2019

Disability Confidence – The Business Leadership Imperative

EY X #Valuable

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