Eaton is named on the Disability Equality Index and cited as a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion


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Eaton is named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Eaton is named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

 July 14, 2021

The American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN have recognized Eaton on the Disability Equality Index (DEI).

"We're committed to empowering all of our employees to be their best. Thank you to AAPD and Disability:IN for naming us a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion," tweeted Eaton in response to the news.

Eaton's workplace is a welcome space for all

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a Top Scoring Company,” adds Monica Jackson, Vice President, Global Inclusion and Diversity at Eaton. “This recognition is a real testament to the work our teams do every day to make our workplace a welcome space for all.”

Committed to inclusive workplace practices for people with disabilities

Launched in 2015, the DEI is a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN. The index measures an organization’s commitment to inclusive workplace practices for people with disabilities.

The DEI measures a wide range of criteria within six categories:

  • Culture & Leadership
    Businesses commit to and demonstrate a sustained, visible cultural commitment to disability inclusion and demonstrate visible leadership commitment to disability inclusion throughout the organization.
     
  • Enterprise-Wide Access
    Businesses commit to and demonstrate commitment to workplace accessibility.
     
  • Employment Practices
    Businesses commit to and demonstrate commitment to benefits, recruitment practices, employment practices, and accommodation practices that fully incorporate and include individuals with disabilities.
     
  • Community Engagement
    Businesses demonstrate public-facing engagement practices that celebrate and support individuals with disabilities.
     
  • Supplier Diversity
    Businesses commit to and demonstrate supplier diversity practices that fully include and utilize disability owned, veteran–disability owned businesses and service-disabled veteran owned businesses.
     
  • Non-U.S. Operations
    Businesses commit to and demonstrate non-U.S. practices that fully incorporate and include individuals with disabilities.

Each company receives a score from zero to 100 with those earning 80 and above being recognized as a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion.


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