Panelists: Vickie Irwin-Avery, general manager of supplier diversity at Southern Company; Peter Lee, VP and supplier diversity manager at Wells Fargo; Salvador Enriquez, supplier diversity manager at Wells Fargo; Laurinda Thomas, director, supplier diversity and vendor assurance…
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The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to take a severe toll on the U.S. economy and businesses, from large corporations to small local shops. But the secret to getting businesses back on track may be a…
Research Roundup: Committee on Financial Services Finds Need for Transparency, Improvement in Large Banks’ Diversity Practices
The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services under congresswoman Maxine Waters issued a report this month that summarizes the Committee’s review of the diversity and inclusion practices in the U.S.’s largest banks. It found that although banks…
Wells Fargo and Marriott International share best practices on finding and fostering growth of diverse suppliers.
What is supplier diversity? What are best practices on how to start a supplier diversity program? What metrics are best to assess supplier diversity success?
DiversityInc Media LLC recently received certifications by two third-party disability and veteran business certifying organizations.
Best practices on starting a program, reporting structure, metrics, subcontractor spend, accountability, building community support, communications.
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.
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.
Hospital Supplier Diversity—Strategic Plans Build Value and Engage Communities With University Hospitals
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.
What is the best way to start a supplier-diversity program? What reporting structure should you use? How do you hold people accountable for results?
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.
VIDEO: How to Create a Successful Supplier Diversity Initiative—5 Steps to Get Started With Wyndham Worldwide
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.
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.