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Category: Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity CIBC

CIBC shares excitement around being part of WBE Canada community and having opportunity to meet and support women-owned businesses and engage them in their supply chain opportunities. CIBC is committed to diversifying their supply chain and increasing their spend with diverse suppliers, specifically with Canadian women-owned businesses. Learn more about supplier diversity at CIBC… To learn more about corporate membership… Read More

Sandra Altner

This month we are featuring women who significantly contributed to development of supplier diversity initiatives in Canada. If you missed the beginning of the series, click here to catch up. Today it is our pleasure to introduce Sandra Altner, long time partner of WBE Canada. Sandra Altner is Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC), a national organization that supports… Read More

Julie Kaye

This month we are featuring women who significantly contributed to development of supplier diversity initiatives in Canada. If you missed the beginning of the series, click here to catch up. Today it is our pleasure to introduce one of our own, Julie Kaye who is part of our certified WBE community. Julie Kaye is President, Co-Founder & CEO of TBD… Read More

Barbara Orser

Last week we introduced you to Catherine Grosz, WBE Canada’s 2018 Supplier Diversity Leader of the Year. This week we want to introduce another champion of supplier diversity in Canada, a long-term friend of WBE Canada, Barbara Orser. Barbara J. Orser, M.B.A., Ph.D. is a Full Professor and Deloitte Professor in the Management of Growth Enterprises at Telfer School of… Read More

WBE Impact: BC panel

On February 28th WBE Canada organized its first WBE Impact event in beautiful Vancouver, BC. ”WBE Impact: BC” kicked off the organization’s commitment to facilitate buyer-vendor opportunities in regions across Canada. This event had 3 primary objectives: To connect the community of certified WBEs based in Western Canada To introduce supplier diversity and share best practices to the organizations and… Read More

Supplier Diversity Champion Catherine Grosz

As part of 2019 International Women’s Day celebrations, WBE Canada will feature four women who are strong supporters of Canadian women-owned businesses. Each of these four women made impact on the supplier diversity in Canadian landscape and significantly contributed to success of Canadian women-owned businesses. Meet our first Supplier Diversity Champion – Catherine Grosz Catherine Grosz is a recipient of… Read More

Mandy Rennehan

Mandy Rennehan is a Founder & CEO of Freshco (not the grocery store), WBE Canada certified business. Mandy is a highly regarded leader with many accolades, including WXN’s Top 100 Canadian Women and Profit Magazine’s Top 100. In 2017 she received RBC’s Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award. Mandy came from humble beginnings as the daughter of a Lobster fisherman in Yarmouth… Read More

Supplier Diversity Myths

Welcome to the final part of Debunking Supplier Diversity Myths series. Over the past couple of weeks we have looked at myths surrounding supplier diversity, diverse suppliers, and supplier diversity programs. If you missed the series, click here to access Part 1. Today I decided to tackle internal communication happening inside the large corporations and government organizations. Myth #7: Diversity… Read More

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

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