Browsing All posts tagged under »supplier diversity«

The State of Supplier Diversity 2021: From Altruism to Action

October 15, 2021


How do we transition supplier diversity from being the right thing to do, to being the smart thing to do? This podcast will answer this and other questions regarding supplier diversity.

Is supplier diversity really that important? (Part 1 of 3)

November 27, 2012


As highlighted in the above image from the Cigna website, supplier diversity is important because the company believes that . . . “the success of minority- and women-owned businesses and other under-represented suppliers adds to our success and to that of the communities we serve. Minority- and women-owned businesses are often in neighborhoods that benefit […]

Complex acquisitions still presents significant obstacles in the public sector

January 26, 2011


Note: The following is an excerpt from today’s post in the Contracting Intelligence Blog.  Use the link at the conclusion of this post access the article in its entirety. The last few weeks have been extremely interesting in the world of public sector procurement, as two separate government undertakings or initiatives if you like are […]

What Role Does Diversity Play In Enterprise Purchasing Decisions?

May 4, 2010


Innovative new technology coupled with the recent economic downturn and political climate has given rise to new pressures for both the public and private sectors to create greater transparency and accountability with regard to contractual compliance, public engagement, costs and profits, and operational efficiency. To best achieve these goals will require smart, timely and data-driven […]