THE WHAT? L’Oréal USA has achieved top marks on the 2020 Disability Equality Index (DEI) for the third year running, earning a score of 100.
THE DETAILS The index is said to be the benchmark tool for corporations regarding disability inclusion and is a joint initiative between Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).
The index scores companies on a scale of 0 to 100, with a score of 100 representing the most inclusive. Some 247 corporations have used the (DEI) to benchmark their efforts in 2020.
Discussing the company’s achievement, Angela Guy, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, L’Oréal USA, said, “L’Oréal USA is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace where individuals with disabilities are welcomed and positioned for success.”
THE WHY? As the beauty industry steps up its efforts to put talk into action regarding the need for transparency and diversity in 2020, the accolade highlights L’Oréal USA’s ongoing commitment to inclusivity within the workplace.
Guy continued, “As a leader with my own disabilities, I know first-hand the value in building an open dialogue with the employee community to ensure that we are fostering a community where we all belong.”