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28th annual event brings Tier 1 suppliers and minority businesses together in Detroit.
What makes a company a “25 Noteworthy”? How did two companies move from the 25 Noteworthy list in 2014 to the DiversityInc Top 50 in 2015?
For hospitals, finding diverse suppliers can be a challenge. Mary Beth Levine, Vice President, System Resource Management, University Hospitals, shared best practices on reaching MBEs and WBEs at DiversityInc’s event.
CEOs from Accenture, Wyndham, Sodexo, EY, Novartis, MasterCard and Merck share what makes their companies so special as they accept awards at a DiversityInc event in New York City.
Stephen Holmes, CEO, Wyndham Worldwide, told DiversityInc’s audience of his company’s team effort to find and support diverse suppliers, both in the United States and globally.
Can supplier diversity work outside of the United States? Yes, provided it is implemented with local cultural competence in mind, says Elizabeth Vasquez, President and CEO, WEConnect International, at DiversityInc's October event.
How do you find certified suppliers owned by LGBT people and people with disabilities? Leaders of the two certifying organizations—the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and US Business Leadership Network offer advice at DiversityInc's October event.
How do you start a supplier-diversity initiative? Get best practices from Wyndham Worldwide, which received our award as Top Company for Supplier Diversity. José Nido, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, discussed how to find and nurture diverse suppliers, including Tier 1 and Tier 2, at DiversityInc's October event.
A first-in-the-nation move by one state is working to expand opportunity for LGBT-owned businesses. What is being done and what state is stepping up?
Oliver Turman (AT&T), Michael Byron (Walmart) and Keith Hines (PwC) lead supplier diversity initiatives at their companies.
AT&T is a longtime supplier-diversity leader with high Tier 1 (prime) percentages: 15 percent with Minority Business Enterprises, 5 percent with Women-Owned Business Enterprises, 1.5 percent with Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises.
How are hospitals growing supplier-diversity efforts to mirror the increasing diversity of their patient base and using these efforts to strengthen community ties?
Terrez Thompson has focused on fully integrating the brands' supplier diversity team across the supply chain of the entire operation.
“The power of diversity is real,” say two leaders of companies on the DiversityInc Top 50, who share their best practices on how to harness that power into supporting effective diversity management.
Report says officials are seeking NBA stars to assist in marketing President Obama’s signature healthcare law.
Toyota executives share how their remarkably diverse Treasury Department creates an engaged team that delivers significant business results.
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation to Help Strengthen Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program
New Legislation Expands the Scope of Program-Eligible Contracts and Increases Agency Accountability
Tips to open the door for many women- and minority-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.
Why are companies making an effort to track suppliers owned by LGBT people or people with disabilities?
Diversity experts at Innovation Fest! reveal how leading organizations turned their diversity-management efforts into measurable, sustainable growth. Watch the videos.
Wells Fargo and Faegre Baker Daniels' significant investments in community outreach help drive the region's thriving job market and diversity.
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.
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.