KUALA LUMPUR: PETRONAS and Ernst & Younger Consulting Sdn Bhd (EY) have just lately signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collectively collaborate in creating Malaysia’s neurodiversity ecosystem.
The MoU outlines areas for collaboration between PETRONAS and EY in creating consciousness on neurodiversity in Malaysia, selling and facilitating organisational readiness in creating neurodiversity job alternatives, in addition to offering upskilling and group help to chose organisations and educational establishments. The collaboration is a part of PETRONAS’ dedication in advancing its Variety & Inclusion (D&I) agenda, which additionally encompasses rising its various workforce to incorporate neurodiverse abilities. PETRONAS recognises the potential of neurodiverse abilities leveraging their diversified considering and views. These strengths will show to be essential as PETRONAS develops its expertise pool for the roles of the longer term, which require new and modern options to deal with the vitality transition.
PETRONAS Senior Vice President, Group Human Useful resource Administration, Farehana Hanapiah and Ernst & Younger PLT, Malaysia Markets Chief, Ismed Darwis Bahatiar signed the MoU, witnessed by PETRONAS President and Group CEO, Tan Sri Tengku Muhammad Taufik and Ernst & Younger PLT, Malaysia Managing Associate, Dato’ Abdul Rauf Rashid.
Farehana stated, “Hiring neurodiverse abilities brings an modern alternative for PETRONAS and different organisations to deal with enterprise wants and contribute to nation constructing. This drives us to create a extra deliberate ecosystem to draw and have interaction neurodiverse abilities to allow them to unleash their full potential. By harnessing the ability of people that suppose in a different way, neurodiversity may help to convey innovation and creativity to the office whereas additionally creating higher leaders which can be extra inclusive and empathetic.
“We’re happy to collaborate with EY on this journey as EY has a powerful observe report in neurodiversity globally. EY has been on this journey for the final eight years and has been in a position to quantify tangible enterprise outcomes on account of having neurodiverse abilities as a part of their workforce. This MoU supplies a platform for each PETRONAS and EY to advertise consciousness, advocate for neurodiverse abilities, and begin constructing a motion for a extra equitable ecosystem for neurodiverse abilities in Malaysia on a bigger scale,” she added.
Ismed stated, “We’re excited to hitch forces with PETRONAS of their pursuit of a neurodiverse workforce, as a part of their D&I initiative. By recognising and celebrating the distinctive views and skills of neurodiverse people, we’re collectively fostering a tradition of innovation, driving sustainable development throughout the vitality sector and positively impacting communities. Collectively, we’re constructing a greater working world for all.”
PETRONAS’ partnership with EY signifies its dedication to create a various and inclusive surroundings for its folks, affirming its place within the international vitality market as a progressive vitality and options companion that helps the United Nation Sustainable Growth Objective 3 (Good Well being & Wellbeing), 8 (Respectable Work & Financial Development) and 10 (Lowered Inequality).-Bernama