Moving closer to it’s objective of spending $1 billion with diverse suppliers, The Coca-Cola Co. has ensured that those associates who have made an exceptional commitment to the goal are honored for their efforts. Those associates, as well as a few outstanding suppliers, were recognized during the company’s annual Partners in the Promise Awards dinner, … more →
Industry insights from supplier diversity experts who share recent trends and future development in the space.
Over the past months, I have written many articles about the concept and the value of minority business enterprise development, corporations that have been the models for the nation, advocacy organizations that represent the strong underpinnings for growth and many successful minority entrepreneurs who have benefited their shareholders, employees, communities and society. However, I must … more →
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is on a mission not only to support current small business owners, but also to prepare future business leaders for success. Through the USHCC foundation, the organization seeks to equip prospective entrepreneurs with the skills and resources needed to build thriving businesses, create American jobs, enrich their communities … more →
When Sherry Holloway began her career with IBM as an administrator in the field engineering division’s plant planning organization, she did not realize the impact she would have on the companies growth. Holding positions in procurement and working through all the buying positions – to which was added the role of site supplier diversity advocate … more →
Having a great mentor and networking are critical to business success. Just ask Al Limaye. President of Logistic Solutions Inc., Limaye is a shining star in supplier diversity. Based in Piscataway, N.J., Logistic Solutions is a software integration company. It has been certified for nine years with the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council and with … more →