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Global Symposium 2021

Our Global Symposium saw four days of events including webinars, roundtables, fireside chats and panels to debate the hot topics on global disability inclusion and to launch some great new resources to support you in your global Disability Smart journey.

Global Symposium Day 1 round-up


Global Symposium Day 2 round-up


Global Symposium Day 3 round-up


Global Symposium Day 4 round-up


View our two new global reports:

Collecting Global Employee Disability Data

Through the Global employee disability data research, we aimed to understand the reasons global organisations gather employee disability data, the common challenges associated with its collection and also to highlight the things that have been helpful to any progress organisations have been able to make.

This research has been undertaken in partnership with Business Disability Forum’s Global Disability Data Working Group (Working Group), a dedicated subgroup of our Global Taskforce, whose purpose is to uncover key challenges and promote best practices associated with the collection of employee disability data worldwide.

Global Workplace Adjustments

We spoke to several global organisations to understand their current practices in global workplace adjustments. The findings are summarised in the Global workplace adjustments report, as follows:

  • Discussion of considerations from global organisations
  • Three-stage approach to current practice
  • Recommendations

This report also includes case studies kindly provided by Member and Partner organisations.

People standing and talking at BDF event

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