AIA NZ has been awarded the Accessibility Tick from NZ Disability Employers’ Network, in recognition of the insurer’s commitment to accessibility, neurodiversity, and disability inclusion.
The Accessibility Tick program is a flagship of the network and is designed to help organisations and businesses with their strategic ventures to become more inclusive workplaces for differently abled people.
In a news release, AIA NZ CEO Nick Stanhope (pictured, third from right) said that he was delighted to receive the award on behalf of the firm, and in the process stand alongside other great NZ businesses.
“At AIA NZ we believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace where all our people feel that they belong, can bring their whole, unique selves to work, and be the best they can every day. Our purpose is to help people live healthier, longer, better lives, and we apply this philosophy to all our service offerings and products,” Stanhope said.
Stanhope also said that with a quarter of Kiwis affected by physical, sensory, learning, or mental health impairments, it is imperative that the insurer is there to meet accessibility needs.
Elsewhere in the company, AIA NZ has recently announced the appointment of Calvin Romeo as its new head of ASB partnership.
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