BNSF Recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion”

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Berkshire Hathaway’s BNSF Railway has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the esteemed Disability Equality Index (DEI). With an impeccable score of 100, BNSF has showcased its unwavering dedication to cultivating an inclusive workplace that honors the talents and contributions of every individual, including those with disabilities.

The Disability Equality Index, an all-encompassing benchmarking tool collaboratively developed by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, commends organizations that actively champion disability inclusion and parity. By attaining the highest score, BNSF secures its position among the industry’s foremost companies committed to constructing diverse and inclusive work environments.

Debra Ross, BNSF’s Assistant Vice President of Talent Management, expressed her profound pride in the company’s remarkable accomplishment.

“At BNSF, we firmly subscribe to the belief that diversity and inclusion must encompass everyone,” asserted Ross. “We feel deeply honored to receive this prestigious accolade, a testament to our unwavering endeavors in supporting individuals with disabilities and forging an environment where every employee feels empowered to embrace their authentic selves wholeheartedly, every single day.”

BNSF’s commitment to nurturing a diverse and inclusive workforce is unmistakable through its array of business resource groups, notably the Disability Inclusion Alliance. These groups work tirelessly to promote awareness, education, and equitable access to resources within the organization.

© 2023 David Mazor

Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell a stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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