Inclusive leaders, inclusive businesses25 November, 2020 | (01 hr)
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The World Bank Group estimates that over 1.3 billion people around the globe live with some form of disability, but in a survey of C-suite executives conducted in 2018 by EY/Valuable 500, 56% of respondents indicated that disability inclusion rarely or never came up on their leadership agenda.
In this webinar you will hear from Kristen Anderson, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Barilla, the Italian global food company, and Caroline Casey, Founder of the Valuable 500, a global movement to put disability inclusion on the global business leadership agenda. They will be in conversation about some of the steps that global businesses can take to create truly inclusive businesses for customers, clients and employees.
Key learnings the audience will take-away:
- Why disability inclusion is a priority for business
- Where to start and how to develop the work on disability inclusion
- Understand the call to action – the power of collective action on disability inclusion
*The Valuable 500 is the global CEO community revolutionising disability inclusion through business leadership and opportunity. You can find out more about them and their mission here.
Kristen is currently the Chief Diversity Officer for Barilla and has been a member of the D&I Board since its formation in 2013. Kristen reports to the CEO of Barilla and leads a 12 member D&I Board, comprised of internal members from 8 key countries and 2 external advisors.
Caroline Casey is an award-winning social entrepreneur and founder of The Valuable 500 - a catalyst for an inclusion revolution that exists to position disability equally on the global business leadership agenda.
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Sarah Bond is council director for the Diversity and Inclusion in Business Council (Europe). Bond has worked in the field of diversity and inclusion all her professional life, and now leads a consulting practice. She works with clients in the private, public, and humanitarian sectors in the UK, E...Full Bio