Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)

Non-Profit Organization Management 31 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119595

Inclusive Business Pledge

About Us

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) promotes understanding, strengthens relationships and facilitates cooperation among the people, institutions and organisations of Asia and Europe. ASEF enhances dialogue, enables exchanges and encourages collaboration across the thematic areas of culture, education, governance, economy, sustainable development, public health and media. ASEF is an intergovernmental not-for-profit organisation located in Singapore. Founded in 1997, it is the only institution of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). ASEF runs more than 25 projects a year, consisting of around 100 activities, mainly conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures, publications, and online platforms, together with about 150 partner organisations. Each year over 3,000 Asians and Europeans participate in ASEF's activities, and much wider audiences are reached through its various events, networks and web-portals. For more information, please visit www.ASEF.org

Information

  • Category:Non-Profit Organization Management
  • Location: 31 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119595
  • Website: www.ASEF.org
Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has pledged the following:

Safeguards from Discrimination

  • Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is committed to protecting its employees or voluntary employees and customers from discrimination, regardless of age, gender, disability, pregnancy or family responsibilities, race or nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion or cultural background.

Safeguards against harassment

  • Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is committed to protecting its employees or voluntary employees and customers from all forms of harassment, including sexual harassment.

Accessibility

  • Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is committed to creating an accessible business environment for employees or voluntary employees and customers with diverse needs and abilities.

Transgender

  • At least one standard male/female washroom and toilet on each floor that a transgender person could use without fear of harassment.
  • No protocols as yet but we want to implement employee service training for Transgender people

Child-Friendly Services

  • At least one designated room or area for women to breastfeed infants.
  • The stroller accessible entrance route is sheltered.

Deaf / Hard Hearing

  • No protocols as yet but we want to implement employee service training for Deaf or Hard of Hearing people

Walking Aid Users

  • At least one route from the alighting/boarding point for taxis, buses, subway or private vehicles for persons with disabilities leading to the building's entrance is level, has steps or a ramp.
  • The accessible entrance route is sheltered.
  • All stairs and ramps have handrails that run continuous for the length of the stairs.
  • All elevators are equipped with handrails inside the car.
  • At least one toilet and urinal on each floor has grab bars on both sides of the toilet and urinal.
  • Toilet stalls can be locked with one hand.
  • At least one wash basin has taps that can be operated with one-hand and grab rails adjacent to the basin.

Wheelchair Users

  • A sheltered bay at least 1.2 metres in width enabling a wheelchair user to alight or board a private public transport or vehicle in an adjacent bay.
  • A kerb ramp enabling wheelchair access from the alighting bay to the footpath and/or building entrance.
  • Ramps and/or elevators are available enabling wheelchair users to move between floors.
  • Ramps have a gentle gradient that adheres to local building codes.
  • A single use restroom with an automatic sliding door, or outward swinging door, accessible on every floor of the building via level or corridor and/or ramp.
  • Floor space within the restroom is sufficient for a wheelchair to manoeuvre.

Blind and Low Vision

  • No protocols as yet but we want to implement employee service training for Blind or low vision people
  • No accessible reading formats are available, but staff can assist with verbal communication
  • The lighting level in our place of business is bright

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Workplace Inclusive

  • A policy prohibiting all forms of bullying and harassment, including sexual harassment, at your company.
  • A redress mechanism to deal with instances of discrimination, bullying or harassment
  • Training programs for employees to improve skills
  • Internal networks for diverse employees to connect (e.g. employee resource groups, employee clubs, etc)
  • Workplace activities that promote social engagement among diverse employees
  • Flexible work arrangements for persons with disabilities, parents and caregivers

More details soon...