The Business Case

Hiring a qualified person with a disability brings greater benefits to your workplace beyond just filling an open job. There’s a solid business case, too. These are just a few of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities:

Return on Investment

Businesses that employ people with disabilities turn social issues into business opportunities. These opportunities provide you with lower costs,   higher revenues and increased profits. Capitalize on the Return on Investment of employing people with disabilities.

Increase Revenues

  • Access new markets within your community
  • Improve productivity through innovative and effective ways of doing business

Reduce Costs

  • Reduce hiring and training costs
  • Increase retention
  • Reduce costs associated with conflict and litigation

Enhance Shareholder Value

  • Capitalize on opportunities to meet business goals


Customers with disabilities and their families, friends and associates represent a trillion dollar consumer market. They, like other market segments, purchase products and services from companies that best meet their needs. A large number of people also say they prefer to patronize businesses that hire people with disabilities. A huge benefit of employing people with disabilities is it increases your opportunity to build a lasting customer base.

Capitalize on New Market Opportunities

  • Mirror the market to attract a wider customer base
  • Increase your market share and improve your bottom line

Develop New Products and Services

  • Respond to marketplace needs
  • Lead your market
  • Increase profitability


Innovation is key to the success of your business. Hiring employees with disabilities bring unique experiences and understanding that transform a workplace and enhance staff productivity, products and services. As part of your team, employees with disabilities can help build your business and can lead your company into the future.

Workplace Innovation

  • Create more efficient and effective business methods
  • Develop and implement management strategies to attract and retain qualified employees
  • Use technology in new ways to increase productivity

Product and Service Innovation

  • Stimulate new product and service development through disability-inclusive diverse teams
  • Customize products and services to increase profitability

Define the Future

  • Foster the development of trending products and services