Alexander Mann Solutions, a leading global provider of talent acquisition and management, is delighted to announce its support of The Valuable 500 Campaign (#valuable), in recognition of the importance of disability inclusion.
#valuable is seeking 500 global businesses to place disability inclusion on their board agenda and today promoted its message on the stage of the United Nations #INFOCUS conference in Geneva.
Rosaleen Blair, Chief Executive of Alexander Mann Solutions, commented:
“We are in the business of helping organisations grow while helping talented individuals express their fullest potential. The Valuable 500 Campaign is about inclusion and enabling all members of society to make a valuable contribution, and we are proud to be one of the pioneering organisations to put disability inclusion on our board agenda.”
The Valuable 500, which was launched at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Summit in January 2019, urges global business leaders to become accountable for disability inclusion in their businesses.
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About Alexander Mann Solutions
We are Alexander Mann Solutions and we’re passionate about helping companies and individuals fulfil their potential through talent acquisition and management. Today, over 4,000 of our talent acquisition and management experts partner with more than 100 blue-chip organisations, operating in 40 languages, and over 90 countries. We deliver a distinctive blend of outsourcing solutions and - through Talent Collective - a full range of consulting and specialist services. We provide unrivalled experience, capability and thought leadership to help clients attract, engage and retain the talent they need for business success. For more information, visit www.alexandermannsolutions.com
Launched by Binc, #valuable is a campaign working to ensure businesses globally recognise the value of the one billion people around the world living with a disability. We believe that building a global society that recognises the value of the 1 billion people living with a disability starts with business. We’re on a mission to make sure businesses across the world recognise the value of the one billion people living with a disability.
Binc was founded by social entrepreneur and activist Caroline Casey in 2015, with a mission to ignite a historic global movement for a new age of business inclusion. Binc is capitalising on Caroline Casey’s 18-year track record of success engaging over 450 organisations and working with 500,000 business leaders. Binc fundamentally believes that inclusive business creates inclusive societies and is initiating a new approach to business that genuinely includes the 1 billion people living in the world with a disability. Binc is the founding team behind valuable, an ambitious global campaign to put inclusivity on top of the business agenda around the world in 2019. Binc is using a tried and tested formula that has worked in the past for gender, race and LGBT to leverage the exponential rise of The Diversity and Inclusion Agenda.
Disability and the Sustainable Development Goals
The need to advance disability inclusion around the globe is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Disability or ‘persons with disabilities’ are specifically referenced 11 times in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a further six references to ‘persons in vulnerable situations’. Principally with reference to: promoting inclusive economic growth that allows disabled people to fully access the job market and guaranteeing equal and accessible education through the creation of inclusive environments.
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