Empowering people with disabilities in the green industries

Program or topic:

Empowering people with disabilities in the green industries

Department(s) or unit(s):

ILR School, Employment and Disability Institute

Contact information:

Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Outreach, ILR School
Director, Employment and Disability Institute
smb23@cornell.edu

Program goals:

The Employment and Disability Institute (EDI) advances knowledge, policies, and practices to enhance the opportunities of people with disabilities through our projects, training, technical assistance, research, and publications.

Brief Description:

People with disabilities represent a talented and creative section of the workforce in most areas of employment. A study suggests that as the so-called “green economy” grows, so education and training opportunities should be tailored to people with disabilities as well as those without.

More information:



Category: Community response, Economics, Research, Social Science

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