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…
In this Meeting in a Box, we give you information for all of your employees on what supplier diversity is, best practices on how to start a supplier diversity program and what metrics are best…
DiversityInc Media LLC recently received certifications by two third-party disability and veteran business certifying organizations.
Top 25 Cities for Women Entrepreneurs list, released by Dell, is a great resource for organizations looking for diverse suppliers around the globe.
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.
VIDEO: 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.
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.
Today, Marriott’s portfolio includes 660 diverse- and women-owned hotels. There are another 433 in the development pipeline, with 130 of those scheduled to open by year-end 2015.
A first-in-the-nation move by California is increasing access for LGBT-owned businesses by including them in a state Supplier Diversity Program.
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Issues Third Diversity & Inclusion Bond; Promotes Diversity on Wall Street
This bond enhances Toyota’s platform for diversity by placing a spotlight on high-quality Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) certified firms.
It’s all about relationships, as EY and other leading supplier-diversity companies have discovered. In 2009, Theresa Harrison, Director of Global Supplier Diversity at the Big 4 firm, heard about Thompson Hospitality, a minority-owned food-service company….
Why is Tier II diversity important? It builds community wealth and creates jobs by helping smaller businesses flourish.
Growing up in Chicago, Cheryl Harris saw the importance of small business. Today, she works to give those businesses a seat at the table of corporate America.