How do you start a supplier-diversity initiative? Get best practices from Wyndham Worldwide, which received our award as Top Company for Supplier Diversity. Jose Nido, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, discussed how to find and nurture diverse suppliers, including Tier 1 and Tier 2, at DiversityInc's event this week.
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 event this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.