Microsoft pledges to bridge 'disability divide' with renewed commitment to accessibility

Microsoft pledges to bridge 'disability divide' with renewed commitment to accessibility

04 May 2021

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Microsoft says it’s doubling down on accessibility in order to bridge what the World Bank has dubbed the ‘disability divide’.

The company has announced a five-year plan with a focus on three key areas: developing the workforce, workplace culture, and accessible technologies.

Microsoft president Brad Smith says these three areas are interrelated, and it is important to involve more people with disabilities.

“This stronger foundation will allow us to implement an “accessibility by design” philosophy not only for Microsoft’s products but for our tools and services that support [...]

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