Covid-19 has certainly created unprecedented times. Hence for the first time, Winners of the 2020 Disability Matters North America Awards were announced on Thursday, April 23rd via Live-Stream.Hrtech News
Disability Matters Awards annually honors companies for their innovative programs resulting in the successful outreach, recruitment, engagement and retention of candidates, employees and customers with disabilities. The Honorees represent the “best of the best” when it comes to the commitment required and actions necessary for di/talent-acquisition/sability inclusion; shining a spotlight on companies that have had successes in mainstreaming people with disabilities in their workforce, workplace and/or marketplace.
The annual event and awards is produced in the United States, Europe and Asia by Springboard Consulting, LLC. Springboard is recognized as the global expert in corporate disability inclusion.
Companies represented at the event included: RUBY: American Airlines, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Froedtert Health, Intuit, Oracle, and VF Corporation. SILVER: Bank of America, Toyota, Travelers. BRONZE: The Caring Foundation of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, Cisco, DTCC, Electronic Arts, HSBC, Intel, Landmark College, Unum. MEDIA: DiversityMBA, among others.
The 2020 North America Disability Matters Honorees are:
- American Airlines
- Royal Caribbean International
- The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
- Bank of America
- Intel Corporation
- Royal Dutch Shell
DISABILITY CHAMPION AWARD
- Frank Kaminski, NAVSEA Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport
DISABILITY HERO AWARD
- F. Carl Hansen, Cultural Detritus
- Angela Forker, The Precious Baby Project