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The value proposition of disability-driven innovation

Category
Guest Articles
Author
Robert Ludke
Date
07.09.2022
Text: "The value proposition of disability-driven innovation" Photo: Robert Ludke speaking at a podium at Harkin Summit 2022 in Belfast.

How can you enrich your company, drive up profitability, and increase shareholder returns? Competitive, integrated employment (CIE) is your answer. But how does CIE work and why is it valuable for your organization? We asked Robert Ludke, Senior Fellow at Harkins Institute about the benefits of disability employment and the payoff in innovation and market value for organizations.

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Meet your #ZeroCall23 Shortlist!

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Updates
Author
Maria Chiara Franco
Date
12.08.2022
Shortlisted 156 Innovation from 63 Countries, #IndependentLiving #ICT #PoliticalParticipation #ZeroCall23

The Zero Project has announced the Shortlist for the 2023 Zero Project awards in the field of Independent Living & Political Participation, and ICT. 156 Innovative Solutions from 63 countries have made it to the coveted Shortlist this year.

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Zero Project receives 319 nominations from 78 countries for #ZeroCall23

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Updates
Author
Maria Chiara Franco
Date
14.07.2022
Banner with a map of the world and written 319 nominations, 78 countries for #ZeroCall23

The Zero Project has completed the nomination process for the Zero Project Call for Nomination 2023 - #ZeroCall23 - that is centered around Innovative Practices and Policies in the field of Independent Living & Political Participation, and ICT. #ZeroCall23 received a total of 319 nominations from 78 countries around the world.

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Zero Project announces changes to Management Team

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Updates
Author
Robin Tim Weis
Date
05.07.2022
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The Management Team of the Zero Project is restructured, as the Zero Project Director Michael Fembek joins the Board of the Essl Foundation.

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Join the Zero Project Team as Communications Officer

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Updates
Author
Maria Chiara Franco
Date
01.07.2022
Globe next to text "We are hiring, Communications Officer part-time, Join the team"

Join the Zero Project Team as Communications Officer and become part of something larger than yourself, pursuing a world with zero barriers with an international team.

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Zero Project Events during COSP15: June 14 – 16, 2022

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Updates
Author
Robin Tim Weis
Date
09.06.2022
COSP15 logo next to Zero Project logo

The Zero Project will be well represented in various forums during the 15th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP15) at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, from June 14-16. During COSP15, the election of nine members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with disabilities will be conducted.

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