Embracing disability as a diversity factor in the 21st century’s world of work

Jürgen Menze

Jürgen Menze,
Disability Inclusion Officer

Including persons with disabilities as employees, customers and business partner is clearly the smart thing to do from a business point of view. Yet, while companies increasingly recognize the benefits of building and retaining diverse workforces, they often neglect disability in their inclusion practices.

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Smart employers know how to include people with disabilities

Peter Fremlin, Disability Consultant

One in seven persons in the world has a disability, according to the latest statistics. Yet people with disabilities are still far less likely to have a good job – or any job at all – than people without disabilities. Providing reasonable workplace adjustments can often make the difference. More and more employers are discovering just how simple and cost-effective these adjustments can be.

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