Industry insights from supplier diversity experts who share recent trends and future development in the space.
Thanks to the advancement of supplier diversity over the years and more corporations valuing the importance of partnering with minority enterprises, receiving the coveted NMSDC Corporation of the Year award is an extremely difficult feat to achieve, let alone earning the honor twice—a feat IBM accomplished to close out last year. MBN USA recently congratulated … more →
Winning a prestigious award like the NMSDC Regional Council of the Year doesn’t just happen, explained HMSDC President Richard Huebner. “It’s the direct result of strategic leadership and direction from our board of directors, commitment from a staff that has devoted its career to minority business development, extensive involvement in shaping and implementing our programs … more →
At the recent National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc. Conference, Bank of America received the Corporate Excellence in Access to Capital Award. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Capital Access Funds Management LLC is a key component of the institutions goal of facilitating access to capital – a pivotal component, as MWBEs strive to compete in … 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 →
How can minority businesses sustain themselves in today’s hyper-competitive world? By building capacity! In his most candid and revealing book to date, Dr. Melvin Gravely offers well-researched insights and new strategies based upon his own real-world successes and failures. He offers minority business owners, major corporations and community leaders actionable practices they can put into … more →
With an entrepreneurial spirit and determination, Native American Kenny Tubby started Choctaw Glove & Safety Co. Inc. with friends and tribal members in 1992. On the outskirts of the Mississippi Choctaw reservation, it manufactures industrial work gloves and protective sleeves to distribute throughout the mid-South. Although small and barely profitable, in 1994 the manufacturing company … more →
Honda has risen to the top of the mid-sized hybrid sedan ranks with its 2014 Accord Hybrid that promises an unprecedented 50 miles to the gallon in city driving, 45 mpg highway and 47 combined while offering a non-hybrid-like driving experience. Although Honda was the first player in the hybrid game back in the late … more →