Equal Opportunities for All

Shell’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team takes great pride in actively promoting equal opportunities for disabled employees. In recent years, better processes have been established across the business to ensure this equality, often as a direct result of the work of our ‘champions of inclusivity’ like Cherelle Williams.

“Shell wants to give potential new hires the opportunity to put their best foot forward, and if we know about their disability beforehand, we can assist them to do so.” – Cherelle Williams

Support in Numbers

To support our employees with disabilities, we have a number of supportive internal networks in place, most notably the enABLE Networks. First launched in 2005 in the UK, there are now six enABLE Networks across the globe, including the UK, the Netherlands, France, the USA, Canada and Brazil.

The enABLE Network provides people with disabilities and people whose lives have been touched by those with disabilities an open forum to engage and share experiences. Through this open discussion, the network raises awareness and understanding of the challenges faced so that line managers and colleagues have the knowledge to be able to thrive in the workplace. It allows employees with disabilities the opportunity to improve the work environment and processes to make it more inclusive for all.

Creating a space for this dialogue is crucial to facilitating the kind of open collaboration that is required for employees with disabilities to thrive.

Enabling successful careers for people with disabilities

At Shell, we recognise people for their talents.

This belief underpins how we work with employees with disabilities, enabling all individuals to perform to their full potential.

Discover more about Shell’s approach through our employee stories.


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