Equity & Inclusion

Political Headwinds Not Enough to Trump Company DEI Goals

Friday, March 8, 2024 · Brian Straight
Gartner’s annual DEI survey finds that companies continue to invest in programs as it leads to better employee attraction, retention and overall wellness.

Supplier.io Honors Firms for Diverse Supplier Initiatives

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 · Brian Straight
More than $160 billion was spent with diverse suppliers in the past year among just 326 companies analyzed by Supplier.io, directly supporting 1.3 million jobs.

Supplier Diversity is the Present and the Future

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 · Alphonso David, president and CEO of the Global Black Economic Forum
According to the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), certified minority-owned businesses generate more than $400 billion in annual revenue and economic output. It also found that companies with diverse supplier bases show a 133% greater return on…

Spending on diverse suppliers averages 3.6%

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 · Brian Straight
A new report finds that just 3.6% of spending is devoted to certified diverse suppliers, with 17% of all spend going to just 10 companies.

MassRobotics opens applications for third Jumpstart Fellowship program

Thursday, November 3, 2022 · SCMR Staff
It provides opportunities for Massachusetts high school girls to learn about careers in robotics.

We go on the road to chat with Noelle Russell on the Talking Supply Chain Podcast

Saturday, October 8, 2022 · Bob Trebilcock
An AI evangelist and founder of the AI Leadership Institute, she discusses AI, the metaverse and the power of technology to build inclusive communities. SCMR's editorial director Bob Trebilcock hosts.

Gartner survey: Supply chain organizations at public companies lead in employing people of color

Thursday, June 16, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Representation of people of color (PoC) in supply chain organizations is much higher at every level when the company is publicly held, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. and the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).

The Rebound Podcast: Speaking up for diversity and inclusion in the supply chain

Thursday, April 7, 2022 · Bob Trebilcock
ASCM Board members Katie Fowler and Pamela Dow discuss the importance of diversity in the supply chain. In the war for talent, it’s essential.

Talking Supply Chain Podcast: Diversity and inclusion in the supply chain

Saturday, September 25, 2021 · Bob Trebilcock
On this episode, Christian Dow and Katie Richards talk about new research into supply chain diversity. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts.



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