Unlocking Potential: A Multinational Corporation Roundtable on Disability and Employment - Asia and the Pacific. Proceedings of the Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 6 July 2005
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ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
The MNC Roundtable explored the business case for hiring people with disabilities and identified and discussed ways to overcome barriers that prevented disabl The MNC Roundtable had two major objectives:· To start a dialogue among stakeholders in the region, including multinational corporations, on how to stimulate the hiring of people with disabilities from the business case perspective; and,· To identify needs and action steps, regionally and nationally, that wouldcontribute to the training and hiring of workers with disabilities.The expected outcomes included:· Improved networking among stakeholders in the region;· Increased awareness among multinational companies about the business case for hiring disabled workers and the good practices of some companies;· Development of at least one or more partnerships that improve the training or hiring of people with disabilities at the national level;· Identification of good practice examples; and· Consensus about several action steps that the stakeholders and meetingorganizers can take to move the business case agenda forward in the region.
disability; disabled; ILO; Asia; conference; corporations; impairment; employment