Inclusion improves business

In Ontario and across Canada, employers are in a fierce competition to secure the best talent. One way that businesses can do this is by prioritizing accessibility and inclusion in their hiring practices.

Inclusive businesses that hire people with disabilities grow profits up to three times faster than their competitors. They also experience a 72% increase in productivity.footnote 1

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  • 72% higher employee retention rate among people with disabilitiesfootnote 2
  • 92% of consumers favour companies that hire people with disabilitiesfootnote 2
  • 80% of people with disabilities do not require accommodations in their workplacefootnote 2

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

NDEAM is held nationally each October to increase awareness of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities.

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