Don Watson, Vice President at MSD, about business and disability inclusion
MSD, member of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN), is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. With support from the GBDN, MSD aims to promote initiatives for the inclusion of workers with disabilities in the company.
Gilles Schnepp, CEO of Legrand, about business and disability inclusion
Legrand, member of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN), is a multinational company with more than 35,000 staff and locations in more than 80 countries. With support from the GBDN, Legrand aims to promote initiatives for the inclusion of workers with disabilities beyond the current 20 locations in which these initiatives already exist.
How can business promote diversity and inclusion through workplace adjustments?
Mark Bell, Professor of Laws at Trinity College Dublin, explains how reasonable adjustments at the workplace enable employees to bring their full professional potential to work and thereby promote diversity and inclusion as well as contribute to business success.
The ILO Global Business and Disability Network consists of multinational enterprises, employers’ organizations, business networks on disability, academia and international non-governmental organizations. Its mission is to raise business awareness about the positive impact of including persons with disabilities in the workplace and support employers in becoming more confident on disability issues.
ILO Global Business and Disability Network presentation
The Secretariat of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network took part in the online conference “Road to employment for Persons with Disabilities”, 4-5 May 2020, organised by the European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) and L’ADAPT.