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Top Supplier Diversity Programs Broaden Value Proposition To Drive Increased Market Share…

The Hackett Group Research Also Shows That Virtually All Diversity Suppliers Meet or Exceed Expectations IBM, American Red Cross, and WEConnect All Spotlight the Value of Supplier Diversity Programs MIAMI & LONDON, February 16, 2017 – Virtually all diversity suppliers meet or exceed expectations, and top corporate performers in supplier diversity experience no loss in […]

DTE spent more than $410 million with certified diversity suppliers, representing nearly 20 percent of the company’s overall spend.

DTE Energy spends $1.3 billion with Michigan-based companies in 2016, creating more than 13,000 new jobs. NEWS PROVIDED BY DTE Energy Jan 25, 2017, 09:25 EST DETROIT, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DTE Energy in 2016 spent more than $1.3 billion with Michigan-based companies, far exceeding its commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) local […]

FIVE REASONS SUPPLIER DIVERSITY MATTERS

by Procurious HQ on 26/01/2017 01:16 We’re often told that supplier diversity is important for any business. But are you able to articulate exactly why this is? Here’s a cheat-sheet to help you next time a business stakeholder asks why your organisation needs a supplier diversity programme. 1. Supply managers created a lack of diversity, […]

Energy Industry Experts Gathered To Discuss Supplier Diversity, Procurement Best Practices And Sustaining Operations During Industry-Wide Downturn

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Energy industry experts gathered Friday at the Energy Summit and Business Expo in Houston to discuss insights on the importance of maintaining a diverse supply chain, procurement best practices and opportunities for sustaining operations during the current industry-wide downturn. The event was organized by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of […]

Hugh McColl reflects on 25 years of supplier diversity at BofA: ‘We understood that brains come in different packages’

In 1990, Hugh McColl Jr. was busy transforming NationsBank into the largest financial institution in the country. “That time period was kind of like The Wild, Wild West,” the outgoing vice-chairman of Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC), David Darnell, said at an event Wednesday. “It was acquisitions and moving fast. We all had goals, objectives […]

National Assoc. of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Priorities for 2015

Author: Elena Moreland/Monday, February 23, 2015 NASPO announces the release of its inaugural Top 10 Focus Areas for State Procurement for 2015. The priority areas will help narrow the association’s focus when developing new publications and research, planning conference sessions, and hosting webinars to share best procurement practices. The top 10 ranking of state procurement […]

SoCalGas Reports Record Spending with Diverse Suppliers

LOS ANGELES /PRNewswire/ — Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) achieved a record year in 2014 with 48.4 percent of its contracting budget going to woman, minority, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprises. Over the years, SoCalGas has steadily increased its procurement with diverse suppliers and is seen as a national industry leader. “We have long known that our […]

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to Host Supplier Diversity Event

Birmingham Business Journal SAM HODGSON/BLOOMBERG Birmingham, July 9, 2015 / The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Skye Connect Inc. are partnering on a supplier diversity training event on July 15. The training, which will focus on new metrics and strategies for supplier diversity, will be led by Alice Gordon, CEO of Sky Connect and Layle […]

Novation Named Among “The Best of the Best” Supplier Diversity Programs by U.S. Veterans Magazine

IRVING, Texas, Jul 09, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Novation, the nation’s largest health care services company, was recently recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine on its annual “Best of the Best” list for Supplier Diversity Programs. The magazine polled hundreds of Fortune 1,000 companies to arrive at this nonbiased list of organizations that offer the best […]

U.S. Veterans Magazine Names DynCorp to 2014 Best of Best Lists

U.S. Veterans Magazine Names DynCorp International to 2014 Best of Best Lists for Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Top Supplier Diversity Programs MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– DynCorp International (DI) has once again been recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) on their lists of Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Top Supplier Diversity Programs as part of their 2014 “Best […]