Open letter to the Business World: why you should support the Accessibility Act

EPA/ARNE DEDERT

Open letter to the Business World: why you should support the Accessibility Act


I recently attended an event on the European Accessibility Act (EAA), bringing together stakeholders from the disability field, the business world and public authorities. The Act sets common accessibility requirements for certain (mostly ICT) key products and services. In short, it is about not creating additional barriers for persons with disabilities. Expecting to hear all speakers state their overall support for the Act and recommending improvements –the usual lobbying stance-, I was surpri...


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