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Supplier diversity is a key part of how we purchase goods and services. It helps us to better understand and serve multicultural markets. And it’s critical to our success in a multicultural world. Our Supplier Diversity Program builds solid business relationships with certified minority, women, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and small-business suppliers. This helps them grow and brings new opportunities to communities we serve.
Apple requires each of its suppliers to meet the highest standards for all goods and services. Our requirements include a commitment to rigorous quality assurance. In addition, suppliers must be committed, as we are, to ensuring the highest standards of social responsibility. The ideal suppliers are those who understand our culture and expectations. We value suppliers who take the time to learn about and understand our business and who look for ways to add value. These suppliers know the importance of making and meeting commitments and delivering the highest quality goods and services.
Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of vehicle rental and car sharing services, operating three of the most recognized brands in the industry through Avis, Budget and Zipcar. The Company is a leading vehicle rental operator in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain other regions it serves. Avis Budget Group and its licensees operate the Avis and Budget brands in approximately 180 countries throughout the world.
Avis Budget Group’s brands are differentiated to help the Company meet a wide range of customer needs throughout the world. Avis is a leading rental car supplier positioned to serve the premium commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry, and Budget is a leading rental vehicle supplier focused primarily on more value-conscious segments of the industry. Avis Budget Group licenses the use of the Avis and Budget trademarks to licensees in areas in which the Company does not operate directly. These brands have an extended global reach with more than 11,000 car and truck rental locations throughout the world. The Zipcar brand is the world’s leading car sharing company, with nearly one million members in the United States, Canada and Europe. Avis Budget Group operates Budget Truck, one of the leading truck rental businesses in the United States.
This is why we are continually improving and enhancing our Supplier Diversity Program. We realize all kinds of businesses wish to do business with us and all of them deserve our consideration. Our program allows that to happen. It encourages companies that meet the definition of a diverse-owned business to register with us through our online portal. Managers throughout our company are then encouraged to consider using these diverse suppliers when they are procuring goods and services on behalf of the company.
We don’t just build cars at Ford. Our global community is a fundamental part of who we are, so we’re working to support hunger relief, encourage safe driving habits, introduce education innovations and much more.
General Motors values and respects individual differences. At GM we appreciate what each individual brings to the team; including background, education, gender, race, ethnicity, working and thinking styles, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, religious background, age, generation, disability, cultural expertise and technical skill. Empowering these unique perspectives keeps GM on the cutting edge of technological innovation in the fast-paced automotive industry.
We believe in revving-up opportunity every chance we get. That’s why working with minority and female-owned companies is part of our business strategy.
Increasing our business with minority and women-owned companies’ means: Allocating resources to support procurement decisions. Training our employees to actively cultivate productive relationships with diverse businesses. Partnering with diverse organizations to get the message out. It means creating supplier diversity traction so results happen.
At Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), our mission is to maximize procurement opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned and other diverse businesses by proactively seeking qualified suppliers, building sound partnerships with and competitively purchasing from diverse suppliers.
Suppliers as diverse as our properties. The Hilton Worldwide vision is to create supplier relationships that reflect the cultural diversity of local communities. Our commitment is rooted in the belief that relationships with new and diverse suppliers will establish our leadership role in the global marketplace and creates a multitude of benefits for our customers, team members, and stakeholders.
At Honda, our Supplier Diversity initiatives support the development of small, minority and women-owned businesses by creating opportunities to introduce themselves and their businesses. We look for suppliers who provide quality products and services at a competitive price and help us carry out our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.
We strongly recognize businesses that are MBE/WMBE certified. Although certification is not a requirement to conduct business with Honda, it is recommended. Honda accepts the following three agencies for certification:
Ultimately, Honda’s goal is to develop a relationship with supplier’s who are as dedicated as we are to our overall diversity strategy, resulting in ways to help us become more efficient in ensuring extreme customer satisfaction.
Honda suppliers are a critical part of our business success.
We are a leading global company unified around a shared commitment to being successful and respected by operating safely and sustainably, using all resources responsibly, and strengthening our people and communities where we live and work. International Paper has been committed to supplier diversity for more than 30 years. Having a diverse supplier base enables International Paper to contribute to the economic well-being of the cities and towns where we live and work as well as increase access to suppliers that provide products and services to International Paper.
The Johnson & Johnson Supplier Diversity Program was formally established in 1998, and since then our total spending with small businesses and diverse-owned suppliers has been nearly one billion dollars.
McCormick seeks to contribute to the economic growth of a diverse business community. Our Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) enables us to develop relationships with qualified, diverse businesses that meet our high standards for quality and cost effectiveness. .
Monsanto welcomes all suppliers who are committed to cultivating trust through integrity and support our commitment to sustainable agriculture. We strive to protect and preserve our planet by producing more, conserving more and improving lives around the world. We are committed to lead responsibly through a collaborative partnership with suppliers. If you are interested in exploring opportunities with Monsanto, we invite to you to visit us online.
The role of our Corporate Supplier Diversity Program is critical to the overall success of Nielsen, both in its procurement practices and in our role as a corporate citizen.
We are building a sustainable, world-class supplier diversity program to move Nielsen towards achieving its corporate objectives of cost leadership, revenue growth, and fostering long-term diverse spend opportunities within the purchasing culture across our company.
Promoting diversity is just good business. Because our workplace, our marketplace, our community – they’re all connected.
Our Corporate Diversity Initiative aims to improve business results by ensuring that our core businesses (Sales, Marketing and Distribution, Manufacturing, Research & Development, Design, Procurement, and administrative support functions) meet the distinct needs of an increasingly diverse customer base and labor market.
At Northrop Grumman the Global Supplier Diversity Programs (GSDP) Office acts as the liaison between prospective small and disadvantaged businesses interested in working with Northrop Grumman and the company’s procurement organizations. The Office’s efforts to increase the number of successful minority and women –owned contractors by providing outreach and mentorship have been recognized nationally.
Robert Half believes in building a diverse base of employees, clients, job candidates and suppliers that strengthens our position as a market leader. We are committed to developing successful relationships with minority-, woman-, veteran-, and disabled veteran-owned businesses to meet the needs of our customers.
To promote a diverse supply chain, we actively support and engage as members in many organizations, as well as have board affiliations with strategic organizations. In 2011, Robert Half was named the recipient of the Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council President’s Award, which is presented to a corporation that has demonstrated consistent engagement across all levels of the Council, including board of directors and committee participation.
Shell is a leading oil and gas producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, a recognized pioneer in oil and gas exploration and production technology and one of America’s leading oil and natural gas producers, gasoline and natural gas marketers and petrochemical manufacturers.
Staples values diversity and recognizes how important diversity is to maintaining a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. The mission of our Diversity Supplier Program is to work with diverse businesses to reduce supply chain costs and to increase revenues by bringing superior products to market. Connecting customers with suppliers Staples’ business-to-business Supplier Diversity Program helps our customers achieve their corporate diversity goals. We create vendor-buyer relationships that allow diverse organizations to continue to develop in our communities, while offering our customers a wider selection of quality products at competitive prices.
Sodexo is committed to supporting diverse growth and development in the communities we serve. To achieve this, our company has a full time Supplier Diversity staff that is focused solely on pursuing these opportunities.
Every year, Sodexo continues to increase our spend with diverse business enterprises that provide us with products and services that meet our high standards of quality, competitive pricing, and service. We currently partner with more than 1,298 diverse suppliers.
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) is one of the world’s largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2015 sales of $109.8 billion. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with our customers.
As a part of the process, we make the following pledge to each and every diverse supplier:
We will have designated employees at the corporate, regional and district offices who assume the responsibility of reviewing business opportunities for your company’s products and/or services.
With regard to diversity and inclusion at the SEC, the agency is committed to providing a workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to achieve its mission. The SEC believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill the agency’s mission. OMWI is committed to taking steps to make sure that minorities and women are represented at all levels of the agency’s workforce, including in supervisory and management positions.
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To succeed in financial services, we must be committed to serving our diverse customers, team members, and suppliers. Therefore, we are committed to building relationships within our communities through the development and engagement of certified minority, women, disadvantaged, and small business enterprises as partners of Wells Fargo products and services.