1. “You’ll know you’re getting it right when people feel safe to disclose their condition at work.”
Nancy Doyle shares how companies can go beyond tick box diversity exercises
and truly do better when it comes to recruiting people with disabilities.
One tip: Don’t just offer accommodations at interviews, but show applicants that you are sincere and capable of following through by giving examples of the accommodations you’ve offered in the past. 🧏 2.
How tired are you of video calls? This new calculator gives you the best excuse ever to say good-bye to video
: going audio-only creates less CO2 emissions! 🎧3. “Employee ownership is good for companies, good for workers, and good for a society that values shared prosperity.”
This article looks at the role and value of employee ownership
—be it via profit-sharing schemes, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) or employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs)—and the experience of global development company DAI Global.
See also: Is employee ownership right for your business?
For me as a solo business owner, I’m thinking my team members (cough cough cats) are good with their current deal of cuddles and treats. 🐈4.
Another event for your diary, and this one’s happening this week: Capitalism vs. Climate, Thursday, March 4 at 7 pm Eastern (online, of course).
Journalist and activist Naomi Klein and entrepreneur Régine Clément join host Ayana Elizabeth Johnson to chat about how we can transform our economy in order to address the climate crisis
Naomi and Régine are also both contributors to All We Can Save
, an anthology of essays by women climate leaders, edited by Ayana and Katharine K. Wilkinson. I feel a visit to the book store coming soon. 📖5.
March isn’t all bad: it’s also B Corp month!
to learn more about the B Corp movement and be inspired by the almost 4000 B Corp businesses
working to build stronger communities, more inclusive and equitable companies, and a healthier planet. 🌏