Cognosante Recognized as Top Scorer on Disability Equality Index

Cognosante is proud to be recognized by Disability:IN as a ‚Äú2023 Best Place to Work for People with Disabilities.‚ÄĚ The recognition is based on a score of 80 or above on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a comprehensive benchmarking tool that helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions they can take to achieve disability inclusion and equality. The DEI was launched in 2015 by Disability:IN and The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and is acknowledged today as the most robust disability inclusion assessment tool in business.

“Diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and belonging are a business and cultural imperative,‚ÄĚ stated Jennifer Bailey, Cognosante‚Äôs Chief Administration Officer. ‚ÄúCognosante has a longstanding transition of infusing equity into our business practices through our hiring, our culture, and our focus on building strong teams by cultivating a sense of both belonging and awareness.‚ÄĚ

The 2023 survey revealed Cognosante performed well in areas of culture and leadership, defined by how we demonstrate a sustained, visible, cultural commitment to disability inclusion. The company also scored well in the areas of accessibility, benefits, and recruitment, demonstrating that values are infused into our business practices.

Cognosante has a longstanding transition of infusing equity into our business practices through our hiring, our culture, and our focus on building strong teams by cultivating a sense of both belonging and awareness.

‚ÄúBusinesses have the power to drive the global advancement of disability inclusion, and we‚Äôre thrilled to see more companies than ever leverage the Disability Equality Index to measure their progress. We recognize these top-scoring companies as a ‚ÄėBest Place to Work for Disability Inclusion‚Äô for their passion and efforts to lead the way in creating greater equity for people with disabilities in the workplace, marketplace, and supply chain,‚ÄĚ said Jill Houghton, President and CEO of Disability:IN.

Cognosante is also a four-time Great Place to Work¬ģ certified company, as well as a U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Gold Award (2022) and Military Friendly Employer (2022) award winner.

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At Cognosante, we help create a safe, healthy, more equitable nation for all. Federal agencies who deliver exceptional public services and programs choose us for our innovative mindset and unwavering dedication to moving their missions forward. Applying practical expertise to build solutions that leverage leading technologies, Cognosante partners with healthcare, civilian, and defense agencies to realize program outcomes and performance.

Whether we are modernizing systems, enabling greater access to public benefits, or delivering mission-critical programs, we innovate with purpose ‚Äď touching the lives of millions of people.

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