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The Importance of Disability in Non-Financial Reporting
05 Nov 2019

The Guide “Disability in Sustainability Reporting” offers a practical solution to the challenges faced by companies interested in reporting their activities on disability. The tool, developed by Fundación ONCE and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), with the co-funding of the European Social Fund (ESF), will make it easier to identify what activities can have an impact on the rights of people with disabilities. 

Disability is increasingly included in the sustainability strategy of many companies. Why? Including people with disabilities into the workforce represents an opportunity to create added value for the company. Companies such as L´Oréal, IBM and Telefónica shared the positive experience brought about the inclusion of people with disabilities into their business with the participants of the webinar “Disability in Sustainability Reporting”, organized by Fundación ONCE and CSR Europe in the framework of Disability Hub Europe (DHub) on 29 October. Reporting on disability also contributes to showing the company’s commitment to the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in which people with disabilities are specifically referenced eleven times.

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