Webinar: a new culture for business on disability inclusion, 23 May 2018, 2pm-3pm (CEST)

How can business change ideas and possibilities around employment of persons with disabilities? Hosted by the ILO's Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN), this webinar featured experiences from the private sector around the world. The webinar explored what can be done in practice to tackle stigma and stereotypes on disability, and what approaches there are to focus on talent and inclusion. Closed captioning was provided.


  • Anne-Sophie Beraud - VP Group Inclusion & Diversity, AccorHotels (GBDN Chair): introduced the webinar series and the challenges companies face in creating a shared positive understanding of disability and disability issues;
  • Yves Veulliet - Global Disability & Inclusion Program Manager, IBM (GBDN Vice-Chair): gave a keynote presentation highlighting key messages and techniques for making new conversations on disability inclusion in global business;
  • Shashaank Awasthi - Co-founder, V-shesh (an award-winning India-based company promoting inclusion): presented conversations with employers and new perspectives to respond to their key concerns on disability.

 Please download the webinar presentations here.


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