The Ability Factor: Employing people with disabilities makes good business sense
People with disabilities represent an untapped pool of skills that can enhance business. However, people with disabilities frequently face greatbarriers to work that go beyond physical obstacles -- stereotypes and wrong assumptions often prevent this significant chunk of the world population from..
ILO Global Business and Disability Network
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..
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.
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 ..
Manique Gunaratne on disability inclusion in The Employers’ Federation of ..
Manique Gunaratne, Manager Specialised Training and Disability Resource Centre of The Employers' Federation of Ceylon which is a member of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network, on the business case of disability inclusion.
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.
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.
Corporate commitment to disability inclusion in times of the pandemic – GB..
The ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN)'s annual conference took place virtually. During the conference, two company members were welcomed officially - Nestlé and SUEZ Group - and an additional four companies declared their commitment to joining the GBDN -Sopra Steria, Schneider Elect..
Adil Hasan Ali Farghal, Produce Service Associate at Panda
Adil Hasan Ali Farghal, Produce Service Associate at Panda Retail Company - part of the Savola Group, a company member of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network - is a valued employee with Down syndrome. In an inclusive work environment with supportive co-workers and managers, Adil is enable..
Self-Assessment Tool of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network – f..
As part of the Zero Project Conference 2023, the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN)'s Self-Assessment tool was presented in a fireside chat. Susan Scott-Parker, the tool's content architect, Neil Milliken, 2023-24 chair of the ILO GBDN representing Atos, and Jürgen Menze, coordinator..