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Supplier Diversity Myths

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on myths surrounding Supplier Diversity. Today’s post looks at  an additional two myths, this time with a focus on supplier diversity programs. Let’s start with the facts: corporations and governments develop these programs to drive change internally, track their spend with diverse suppliers and measure its impact on their organizations. Most supplier diversity… Read More

Supplier Diversity Myths

Last week we started to look at the most common myths surrounding the topic of supplier diversity. If you missed part 1, you can access it here. This week we will attempt to bust another two myths, both related to vendors. Myth #3: Small & mid size suppliers can’t handle our volume Many supplier diversity professionals face this myth in… Read More

Supplier Diversity Myths

Supplier diversity is still in its infancy in Canada and as the President of WBE Canada I regularly come across some misconceptions around this topic. I decided to address some of the most common myths head on in an attempt to move the conversation to the next level. And who better to ask for insights than our community of supplier… Read More

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