Supply Chain Diversity

Nancy Wong, Wells Fargo, on Diversity & Asian Outreach

Multicultural Marketing Case Study: Wells Fargo’s Asian Outreach

How are resource groups helping Wells Fargo reach the rapidly growing Asian American market?

Ernst & Young Panel on Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity Success Stories Shine at the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum

Tips to open the door for many women- and minority-owned businesses.

CEO Pamela Eason, WBENC, on supplier diversity

How WBENC Helps Companies & Women-Owned Businesses

Here’s WBENC president and CEO Pamela Eason's agenda for this important organization, which works with corporations to increase supplier diversity and helps women-owned businesses succeed.


Cleveland’s Economic Development: Investment in Diversity & Inclusion Pays Dividends

Diversity management is paying dividends in Cleveland's economic development, where the Greater Cleveland Partnership and regional companies including hospitals, colleges and utilities invested in underserved communities.

Should You Track Suppliers Owned by LGBT People or People With Disabilities?

Why are companies making an effort to track suppliers owned by LGBT people or people with disabilities?

In the Twin Cities, Diversity & Economic Growth Go Hand in Hand

Wells Fargo and Faegre Baker Daniels' significant investments in community outreach help drive the region's thriving job market and diversity.

Supplier Diversity: How Can You Make the Business Case?

Here’s how Toyota, Walmart, Ameren and Cox Communications have fueled economic growth by doing business with MBEs and WBEs.

Maintaining and Growing Diverse Suppliers (VIDEO)

Toyota's Adrienne Trimble talked to a DiversityInc roundtable about the company's supplier-diversity challenge: whether to add new minority-owned suppliers or grow procurement opportunities for the current ones during this economic downturn.

Taking Supplier Diversity to the Next Level

Despite shrinking budgets and more stringent regulations, corporate supplier-diversity programs are thriving. Here's how several companies are making a significant economic impact through leadership commitment, more efficient practices and innovative ideas.

A Win-Win: Companies Thrive, Communities Get a Boost With Supplier Diversity

Companies such as PSEG, Wells Fargo, HCSC, Cargill and SUPERVALU are using supplier diversity to communicate company values, spur innovation and benefit their local communities.

How Supplier Diversity Helped Change Walmart’s Way of Thinking (VIDEO)

Walmart's Theresa Barrera discussed the company's deliberate move to go after and advocate for diverse suppliers at a roundtable on supplier diversity at DiversityInc's headquarters. Watch more here.

Diversity Management at Kaiser Permanente: This Female Muslim Entrepreneur Brings Sensitivity to Suppliers

Diversity management in supplier diversity at Kaiser Permanente benefits from Dr. Sally Saba’s unique perspective of the world—she grew up in Egypt and successfully ran a small business in the United States.

Diversity Drives Cleveland’s Economic Development, Recovery

Find out how a collaborative network of committed diversity-and-inclusion leaders is fueling this Northeast Ohio region's turnaround and driving Cleveland's economic development.

Why Does the Fed Have So Little Supplier Diversity?

Compelled by a Freedom of Information Act request to release its supplier-diversity data, the Federal Reserve shows some disappointing numbers. See our interview with the man who forced the Fed to go public.

A Helping Hand: Banker Luke Yancy Aids Suppliers

The Mid-South Minority Business Council helps small minority-owned and women-owned businesses become competitive suppliers.

Why Is Tier II Supplier Diversity Important? (VIDEO)

How is Cox Communications holding itself accountable for developing Tier II (subcontractor) suppliers? Hear what the company is doing, including putting supplier diversity in its contract templates to communicate an increased level of reporting and commitment.

WBENC: Helping Women-Owned Businesses Connect, Grow

Nearly 2,800 corporate supplier-diversity leaders, federal-agency heads and women business owners were drawn to Baltimore this week to make valuable connections at the 11th Annual Women in Business National Conference and Business Fair. How does expanded contracting opportunities spur job growth?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

What Would Make White People Support a Black Business?

Why would white people choose to do business with a black company over a white one? The White Guy has the answer.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Supplier Diversity Is Neither ‘Condescending’ Nor ‘Unfair’

Question: Would not "giving" black contractors 2 percent of the available job, reserving that portion for blacks just because they are black, actually be easily understood, clearly defined reverse discrimination? And wouldn't it also be patronizing, condescending, and unfair? Does it really help those presumed disadvantaged to give them free things solely because of the color of their skin?