Only one month left to apply for the ESCAP-Sasakawa Award for Disability-Inclusive Business in Asia and the Pacific
§ Publicly recognize and reward businesses that demonstrate good practices in responding to the needs of persons with disabilities in their business operations;
§ Raise awareness regarding the opportunities available to the private sector for inclusion of persons with disabilities in businesses; and
§ Catalyse Asia-Pacific leadership in disability-inclusive business.
Nominations for the Award close on 19 August 2013. Companies may apply for the Award under one of the three categories:
§ Disability-inclusive multinational enterprise;
§ Disability-inclusive national enterprise; and
§ Disability-inclusive entrepreneurial business.
All winners will receive ongoing public recognition for their excellence and innovation in the field of disability-inclusive business. The winner of the entrepreneurial business category will additionally receive a grant in the range of US$ 50,000 to 100,000. The first Award will be conferred on 3 December 2013 in conjunction with the commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
For more information, please visit: www.di-business-award.com.