The Valuable 500 is the global CEO Community revolutionizing disability inclusion through business leadership and opportunity
27 July 2020
The Valuable 500 is a global movement whose aim is to engage more than 500 multinational companies to publicly commit to advance disability inclusion in the workplace and unlock the business, social and economic value of the 1.3 billion people living with disabilities.
The movement launched at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in January 2019 and now has 289 companies that have pledged to join and put disability on their business leadership agenda. On the 30 th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act , Which falls on July 26, The Valuable 500 will release a press statement calling on business leaders to join the movement.
Barilla is proud to announce we have joined the movement with CEO Claudio Colzani commenting: "As a next step in our global diversity and inclusion journey, we're thrilled to join The Valuable 500. We believe that the inclusion of all employees, including those with disabilities, is the right thing to do for our people and our business. By creating a workplace and products that are designed with people with disabilities in mind, we are living our core values and driving positive change for people and the planet." We will bring you more news on our future actions to create a more inclusive workplace for people with disabilities and we welcome all Barilla People to get involved in the Diversity and Inclusion culture change.
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