Best Practices in Disability-Inclusive Employment

This series features best practices from the collective knowledge and experiences of trailblazing inclusive employers in Singapore.

Developed as digestible content with practical tips and applications, the case studies in this series serve as a blueprint for organisations seeking to learn from others on how to forge an inclusive workplace.

Learn how:

Firmenich – the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company – has redesigned jobs for employees with disabilities.

Shangri-La has integrated employees with disabilities through reasonable job accommodations, even at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.

Marina Bay Sands has a Diversity and Inclusion Human Resources Committee, along with partnerships to improve workplace accessibility.
National Library Board has pre-employment programmes for their Library Service Assistants, along with disability-inclusive programmes and services that benefit both employees and library users with disabilities.
Deutsche Bank set up dbEnable, a disability inclusion committee that facilitates the employment of persons with disabilities and advocates for disability inclusion.

Workplace accommodations go a long way in making office environments more accessible and inclusive for employees with disabilities, as exemplified by Marina Bay Sands and Dione International Singapore. Find out more in this article.

With tailored training and on-the-job support, persons with disabilities can be enabled at work.

Learn how Foreword Coffee and Evergreen Refuse Disposal & Cleaning Services have allowed them to shine at work.   

SG Enable has been working with employers in the healthcare and IT sectors to offer more jobs to persons with disabilities, where an inclusive workplace benefits the rest of society. Learn how our employer partners – Ensign InfoSecurity and Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home – are championing an inclusive workforce in these sectors.

The Enabling Mark provides employers such as Bollore Logistics Singapore, Raffles Hotel Singapore and Deutsche Bank with a comprehensive framework for strengthening their workplace disability inclusion practices.

Leaders at Microsoft, UOB and Human Capital Singapore are committed to embracing and scaling disability inclusion through their corporate networks.

The strengths of persons with autism could be uncovered and tapped when employers have greater disability awareness. Learn from the experiences of Avanade and Vital in this article.

More case studies will be added to the series later, featuring employers with best practices in areas of:

  • leadership, culture and climate;
  • recruitment practices;
  • workplace accessibility and accommodations;
  • employment practices; and
  • community engagement and promotion.

This series is supported by:

Image of 3 logos - from left to right: President's Challenge Empowering for Life Fund; i'mable; Enabling Lives Initiative.