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ACCESSIBLE! Natixis.com gets the AccessiWeb Bronze label

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ACCESSIBLE! Natixis.com gets the AccessiWeb Bronze label

The Web is fundamentally designed to work for all people, whatever their hardware, software, language, culture, location, or physical or mental ability.
Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web

 

Engaged for several years in digital accessibility for its website, Natixis has just received the AccessiWeb Bronze label from Association BrailleNet for the third time. This label is a recognition of the work accomplished by Natixis to comply with accessibility standards.


The site complies with the recommendations of W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), which develops standards for web pages (HTML, cascading style sheets (CSS), etc.) and endeavors to make the web accessible to all.

Natixis has applied these accessibility principles to: 

  • Keyboard navigation: hit tab to navigate from link to link, set up skip links for direct access to page content, image carrousel navigation;
  • Optimize software ergonomy: enhanced contrast and legibility, and adjustable text size for comfortable reading;
  • Enhanced browsing: a breadcrumb trail allows to see where you are, the site map is accessible on all pages and the web browser is internalized for greater efficiency;
  • Optimize content consultation: pdf-accessible format available for all documents prepared since June 2010, alternative texts for images, videos and animations.

For greater comfort, these initiatives allow people with disabilities to navigate the Natixis.com website using technical devices, such as: 

  • A Braille terminal;
  • Screen reading software;
  • Speech synthesis, etc.

Yet another action that demonstrates Natixis’ commitment to society

With the AccessiWeb label being renewed, Natixis completed all the actions set up for several years to promote diversity and disabilities: creating employee awareness, setting up a disability reference person in each subsidiary, developing an external network of specialized partners and developing the procurement of services from the protected worker sector.