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As wider share ownership is putting pressure on listed companies to improve their corporate governance they try to offer better returns to their most important stakeholders while other stakeholders in the fringes of corporate governance get ignored.
A new initiative by the employers federation is trying to change this by giving companies a chance to be more socially responsible.rn

rnThe Employers Federation recently held a job fair for the differently abled. rn

rnAll the job seekers at the fair are physically challenged individuals. rn

rnThey were considered for employment by some of the countrys top corporates. rn

rnPotential employers say that physically challenged people can be as, or more productive than other employees.rn

rnThis is because their strengths can be concentrated in a particular area. rn

rnldblquote We need to match their strengths and put them in the right place where they will be better than any one of us,
dblquote says Ranjeew Kulathunga, SriLankan Airline

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