While many organizations have executive support for their supplier diversity programs, LaTisha Brandon at The Container Store is using that support to directly improve how the company operates and infuse supplier diversity across the organization.
LaTisha is leveraging her years of experience in buying to drive a business-building supplier diversity program that touches departments and processes across the company.
Our 5th State of Supplier Diversity Report revealed big changes in the primary drivers of supplier diversity and executive and board support is at an all-time high.
However, signs of disconnects appear between executive leadership support and solvable challenges that seem to remain for supplier diversity practitioners, notably in implementing scalable processes.
Listen as Aylin Basom (CEO of supplier.io) and Chris Sawchuk (Principal, Global Practice Leader of The Hackett Group) discuss and analyze supplier.io’s 2022 State of Supplier Diversity Report!
“By segmenting what suppliers offer and using keywords to search for underrepresented companies for potential partnerships, we can find something for every project."
By Lois Eichacker
To help you strengthen your supplier diversity program and drive meaningful results for your company, communities, and society at large, explore the elements of an effective plan.
What AP Teams Need to Know about Supplier Diversity and the Vendor Master File
2019 State of Supplier Diversity Reports - Supplier Diversity Programs and Diverse Suppliers
In partnership with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, this report shares wow rethinking supplier diversity and creating
results-driven processes will achieve revenue
parity in 15 years instead of the current pace of 333 years.