Lauder, L’Oréal among global businesses to take action on disability inclusion

Lauder, L’Oréal among global businesses to take action on disability inclusion

THE WHAT? The CEOs of The Estee Lauder Companies and L’Oréal are among 10 companies set to take steps on disability inclusion by releasing new commitments to action.

THE DETAILS Nicolas Hieronimus, L’Oréal CEO, has committed to promote the recruitment of persons of disability in all countries and set a global goal of at least 2 percent of the workforce with disabilities by 2025.

President and CEO, ELC, Fabrizio Freda, meanwhile, has fostered an inclusive recruitment process, promoted digital inclusion and accessibility of communication, delivered unconscious bias and inclusive leadership trainings and launched supplier diversity initiatives.

THE WHY? Caroline Casey, Founder of the Valuable 500, said, “When it comes to disability inclusion, we believe there is no time like now. We are delighted to see how we are already moving from commitments to action to make change happen… I am confident that over the next decade, if the business community pulls together and stands united in ensuring disability inclusion is a central part of their leadership agenda, we can truly make a difference globally.”

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