President's Challenge Enabling Employment Pledge
President’s Challenge advocates for employers to empower persons with disabilities so that they can achieve their full potential. SG Enable, being the focal agency for the disability sector in Singapore, supports the President’s Challenge Enabling Employment Pledge, through its
For persons with disabilities, employment helps in their social inclusion, personal development, financial independence and overall well-being. For employers, this is an excellent opportunity to tap on the pool of talent, skills and experience from the community of persons with disabilities. The employment of persons with disabilities will also inject positive workplace diversity within the organisation.
Therefore, your support as an employer is important in this national movement to build a caring and inclusive Singapore, where differences in abilities are valued and embraced.
Here are our proud pledgers of the Enabling Employment Pledge.
Sign for the Enabling Employment Pledge and affirm your commitment to:
Adopt an inclusive mindset towards employees with disabilities
Create barrier-free workplace environments
Recognise that employees with disabilities are capable of contributing and bringing value as all other employees do
Create a work culture that welcomes and respects employees with disabilities
Treat employees with disabilities fairly and with dignity
Enable employees with disabilities to have access to information, activities and opportunities at work like the other employees
Implement supportive employment policies for employees with disabilities
Create a conducive workplace that is non-discriminatory, safe and friendly to employees with disabilities
Ensure that work-related programmes and facilities are accessible to employees with disabilities
Embrace innovation and technology as enablers to employability, productivity and independence of employees with disabilities at the workplace
Pledge your support for disability-inclusive hiring here.
Incorporate HR practices such as flexible work arrangements, assistive technologies, fair remuneration and career development, that encourage hiring and retention of persons with disabilities
Explore adjustments or redesign job roles or work processes to enable employees with disabilities to showcase and develop their strengths and capabilities
Leverage available resources and support (both internal and external) for employers to hire and train persons with disabilities
Help employees with disabilities transition smoothly from school/training to work, and help them to upgrade and embark on lifelong learning
Exchange best practices with other employers on how to better support employees with disabilities.