Ameriprise Financial Named a “Best Place to Work” on the Disability Equality Index® for the Second Consecutive Year
“At Ameriprise, we embrace the unique contributions of our employees and are committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone can feel they belong and has the opportunity to succeed in their careers,” said
The 2021 DEI evaluated companies based on culture, leadership, enterprise-wide access, employment practices, community engagement, and supplier diversity.
Sponsoring an employee-led business resource network, STRIVE, that offers education and support for employees with seen and unseen disabilities, and for those who want to learn about differing abilities. The network focuses on eliminating the stigma around physical and mental health issues and providing resources for those in need. Each year, the network hosts an annual Polar Plunge event in
Minneapolis, where Ameripriseis headquartered, to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.
- Participating in recruiting events with organizations that reach diverse candidates, including people with disabilities.
- Partnering with Lifeworks, a nonprofit that helps differently-abled individuals find meaningful training and employment.
“The Disability Equality Index shines a spotlight on companies that believe they have a stake in creating a more equitable society for people with disabilities,” said
About the Disability Equality Index®
The Disability Equality Index (DEI) is a comprehensive benchmarking tool that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions that they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality. Each company receives a score, on a scale of zero (0) to 100, with those earning 80 and above recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion.”
The DEI is a joint initiative of the
AAPD is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power for people with disabilities. As a national cross-disability rights organization AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the 50+ million Americans with disabilities. Learn more at: www.aapd.com.
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