The World’s Largest Blind Tandem Bike Ride to be Hosted by Siteimprove in Copenhagen

Siteimprove-Tandem-Biking

On Thursday, May 21st, 2015, Siteimprove, in collaboration with the Danish Association of the Blind, will hold the world’s largest blind tandem bike ride in Copenhagen, Denmark, to promote Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Prominent guests, such as the American Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford, and Siteimprove employees, will join 100 blind and partially-sighted members of the Danish Association for the Blind on the bikes. After the event, Siteimprove is donating all bikes to various blind cycling associations.

Siteimprove CEO, Morten Ebbesen, hopes the event inspires other businesses to adopt a socially responsible culture. “Promoting equal access for all is an integral part of our digital work and we’re excited to be able to promote accessibility and give back to society” said Ebbesen.

Founded in Denmark by Danish entrepreneur Morten Ebbesen in 2003, Siteimprove is the world-leading provider of web governance tools and solutions. As a Software-as-a-Service company, Siteimprove has the unique ability to make a significant difference in the area of digital accessibility. Websites with poor accessibility are a global problem that Siteimprove proactively works towards solving.


The photo includes Morten Ebbesen, CEO, Siteimprove [left] and Thorkild Olesen, Chairman, Danish Association of the Blind [right].


Siteimprove, siteimprove.com
Founded in Denmark by Danish entrepreneur Morten Ebbesen in 2003, Siteimprove is the world-leading provider of web governance tools and solutions. At Siteimprove, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an important part of our work and as a Software-as-a-Service company, we have the unique ability to make a significant difference in the area of digital accessibility. Websites with poor accessibility are a global problem that we proactively work towards solving because we believe that accessing the internet is a human right.

Dansk Blindesamfund (Danish Association of the Blind), https://blind.dk/
The Danish Association of the Blind is an independent private association, organized and led by people who are blind or visually impaired. Its aim is to promote blind and partially sighted interests to ensure equality with other citizens in society and the possibility of self-determination over their own lives. We represent a nationwide community where we inspire and support each other.

by Stacey McGuire
May 13th
2015