Entries by Pete Charles

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Zero Project 2020 Shortlist announced!

For the first time ever, the Zero Project is publishing the Shortlist of projects for the Zero Project Awards. These nominated practices and policies have made it through a detailed quality check and through one round of peer-reviewing from experts – with and without disabilities – from around the world. From an incredible 469 nominations, […]

Zero Project supplement available for download

In August, the Zero Project published a supplement in a leading Austrian daily newspaper “Die Presse”. The supplement focuses on the great opportunity and benefits for businesses when employing people with disabilities. It highlights 53 examples of successful inclusion and integration, showing the benefits for the business, the employees and society in general. The supplement […]

M-Enabling Europe is almost here

The M-Enabling Forum Europe is just 2 weeks away! We’re excited to be attending this event which takes place in Düsseldorf and will focus on assistive technologies and digital accessibility. The second edition of M-Enabling Forum Europe in Germany will take place alongside REHACARE on September 19, 2019. The conference with its accompanying tabletop presentation […]

Nominate your Humanitarian Hero

The AidEx Humanitarian Hero of the Year Award aims to recognise and celebrate stand-out individuals from the humanitarian aid and development community and showcases the courageous heroism and dedication that they put into their line of work. This award is open to anyone involved in the aid and development community including those who are community volunteers, or […]

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2019 awardee Greta & Starks agree an exciting new partnership for replication

Congratulations to #ZeroCon19 awardee and Zero Project Impact Transfer participant Greta & Starks on their new partnership with social impact investor Joachim Schoss, founder of the Scout24 group and MyHandicap.de. Having connected through the Impact Transfer programme, their goal is to make the GRETA app, which provides subtitles and audio description for accessible cinema screenings, […]

Discovering Hands Austria are looking for a trainee!

Our very good friends at Discovering Hands, are looking for a trainee. Discovering Hands is a social enterprise that uses the sense of touch of visually impaired women in the early detection of breast cancer. Their dynamic team are looking for a trainee to work in Austria, to support the project managers and manage individual […]