Infyability is an employee resource group formed for employees with disability that aims to create a safe, accessible and inclusive work environment. It addresses specific needs towards the recruitment, development, engagement, growth, and retention of employees with disability by promoting an inclusive workplace where skills and knowledge of each employee are valued and respected. It also runs campaigns to raise awareness among employees and contributes to the design of the Company’s disability inclusion strategy.
The practice guidelines will help sensitize, inform and enable various stakeholders including employees with disabilities, their managers and co-workers and enabling functioning’s such as Human resource, facilities and infrastructure transport, technology support team and the legal team to address disability at the workplace more effectively. It is intended to enable stakeholders make informed choices in their line of duty toward building an inclusive work environment. And also adopt formal expressions of commitment and intent related to the recruitment, hiring, retention, and advancement of individuals with disabilities
Creating Inclusion through Social Outreach
We have collaborated with NASSCOM Foundation to set up a National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) Centre for Empowering People with Disabilities. Candidates with disabilities are provided with direct training opportunities along with our NGO partners. We have trained 300+ candidates’ locations including Bangalore, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai. 60% of these candidates have been successfully placed.
Digital and Physical Accessibility at Infosys Limited
Providing an accessible workplace which includes a constant e¬ort to improve both physical (infrastructure) and digital communication accessibility
Reasonable Accommodations: Provision of assistive devicesfor those with special needsto improve accessibility and to create an inclusive work environment
accessible transportation in our Development Centers (DCs) for easy commute across the campus, manual and motorized wheelchairs, conformable workspace at each work station, screen readers and other supporting assistive devices as needed
Employees with hearing impairment are placed in all roles, excluding roles that involve in speaking over the phone to the clients/vendors/employees. Employees with visual impairment are mostly placed in support functions and businessroles where we have reasonable accommodation in place
The Accessibility Lab as the name suggests is a treasure trove of learning on ‘Accessibility.’ All resources in the lab is hosted in a dedicated space in our DEI Channel on LEX, and is contributed to by practitioners at Infosys. Accelerating our efforts at building awareness and skills on Digital Accessibility