Supplier Diversity

This is category 14 of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB) and is considered an external category. This includes the process of selecting, contracting, and interacting with the organization’s suppliers and vendors in a manner that supports and grows D&I values and goals along the supply chain.

ACTION: Promote and nurture a diverse supplier base and encourage suppliers to advocate for D&I.

Below are links to help strengthen how the organization offers its products and services and interacts with its customers and other stakeholders:

A Win-Win: Companies Thrive, Communities Get a Boost with Supplier Diversity 

What is Supplier Diversity and Why is It Important? 

Taking Supplier Diversity to the Next Level 

Supplier Diversity Best Practices For New Programs

5 Supplier Diversity Best Practices 

Supplier Diversity Best Practices 

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