ATLANTA, March 24, 2017/3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE:UPS), in partnership with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), is proud to be included on the 17th annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) – the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.
‘Inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum’ launches program by hosting the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce during Black History Month
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC supplier diversity kicks off 2017 with a new initiative aimed at connecting its purchasing organization with minority, women and veteran business associations by providing customized training, learning and development, and networking opportunities.
Written by Vanessa Carneiro, Supplier Diversity & Responsible Sourcing Senior Lead at General Mills
Every day, General Mills strives to live our purpose to serve the world by making food people love. General Mills is committed to establishing and growing successful business relationships with increasing numbers of qualified minority, women, LGBT and veteran-owned suppliers. Fulfilling this commitment is important to our increasingly diverse consumer base, the communities in which we operate, our shareholders, and ultimately, the success of our company.
Edkedsha “KeeKee” Mathis Is on a Mission to Increase Supplier Diversity at Volkswagen. As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Mathis said she relies on a concept called the three A’s: Aim high, apply yourself and achieve your goals.
Diversity helps businesses and communities thrive. It’s that simple. When there are more options, more voices and more ideas, there are more opportunities for business excellence. While many organizations focus on cultivating a diverse workforce that can offer a variety of ideas and strengths, it’s equally as important to ensure your business supply base includes diverse vendors.
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and while this day means different things to different people, it’s often seen as a time to reflect on progress and celebrate as women continue to make meaningful contributions to social, economic, cultural, and political achievements worldwide.
Expanded inclusion efforts help organization maintain position on the list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity®
NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Recognized for being at the forefront of initiatives to advance women and other underrepresented groups in a variety of countries in Europe, Asia, the Mideast and Africa,
Dallas, Texas, April 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AT&T* spent $15.5 billion in 2013, or 28 percent of its total spend, with certified diverse suppliers – the highest percentage the company has ever achieved through its supplier diversity program. In 2012, AT&T spent $12.8 billion with diverse suppliers.
Automotive supplier also recognized for its launch performance
PLYMOUTH, MICH., March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has been awarded top honors in multiple categories by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA).
In Australia, Cisco's work to bring businesses run by indigenous people into the supply chain is promoting economic growth. Cisco is bringing together these companies and encouraging business development, which is leading to economic vitality in Aboriginal communities.