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BPM Company Launches Program For Persons With Disabilities

BPM COMPANY – A business process management or BPM company in Cebu revealed its suite of accessibility solutions for persons with disabilities.

INCLUSIVE. An Accenture official shows some of their equipment for PWDs, including a special headset for the hearing- impaired. (Sunstar Photo /Alex Badayos)| Image from: SunStar

According to SunStar, the company, known as Accenture, launced the program for employees and applicants with vision, hearing, speech or mobility impairment in its office in Ebloc 2, I.T. Park.

This is in order to boost its campaiogn on the inclusion and diversity in the industry of information technology (IT) and BPM.

Lito Tayag, country managing director of Accenture Philippines, said that they highlighted two points: one is that the rest of their people will have to be equal and sensitive to the inclusion-policy trainings, which is sensitive to PWD situations; the other is non-discrimination.

Based on the report, the program is composed of tools such as Dhavani, the firm-developed software which produces real-time subtitles for videos and will be able to translate voice responses into typed text and vice versa.

As for sight issues, the tools include color contrast and Braille-sticked keyboards, electronic magnifier and non-visual desktop access, voice control technology, blind stick and mobility that includes smart lights, sliding doors, and manual and automated wheelchairs.

“As a people-driven company, we take pride in developing and pioneering initiatives for PWDs in the Philippines, which underscore our unwavering commitment in advancing inclusion and diversity and the welfare of our people,”

“We recognize the individuality of each of our employees– whether by age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion or sexual orientation–and the importance of providing a work environment that enables them to be the best that they can be,”

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