WBE Canada Launches Supplier Diversity Toolkit for Corporate and Government Members

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce the launch of the latest addition to its growing list of resources for its Corporate Members committed to diversifying their supply chains – Supplier Diversity Toolkit. WBE Canada partnered with Jamie Crump, the CEO of The Richwell Group and Author of…

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2021 WBE Canada Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

For immediate release Women Business Enterprises Canada Council recently announced the finalists for their 2021 Excellence Awards being presented on November 10th during this year’s Annual Conference “Moving Forward Together – Driving Change Through Supplier Diversity”. WBE Canada’s Excellence Awards showcase and celebrate achievements in supplier diversity amongst our certified WBE community, our corporate and…

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Member Forum: Supplier Diversity Toolkit

WBE Canada invites all Corporate and Government Members to our annual Member Forum. This year’s focus is on development of an effective and impactful supplier diversity program. This full-day workshop will provide you with access to – our newly developed Supplier Diversity Toolbox resources including step-by-step guideline to help you kick start your supplier diversity…

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WBE Canada Welcomes Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to announce that Hyundai Auto Canada Corporation has become its newest corporate member, adding to the number of automotive and industrial organizations that support Canadian women-owned businesses through their supplier diversity programs and WBE Canada membership. Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is headquartered in Markham, Ontario and…

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WBE Canada Welcomes Turner Construction as a Corporate Member

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to announce that Turner Construction Company has joined as its newest Corporate Member. Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies,…

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Supplier Diversity Update: The Journey

  By Catherine Grosz Supplier Diversity first crossed the 49th parallel into the Canadian market in 2004. At that time, corporations taking a hard look at the concept of evolving Diversity and Inclusion initiatives pretty much relegated Supplier Diversity programs to someone who worked the concept from the side of their desk. Best Practices shared…

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Media Release: The State of Supplier Diversity Programs in Canada

For Immediate Release WBE Canada, University of Manitoba and University of Calgary are happy to announce the release of the new report “The State of Supplier Diversity Programs in Canada: The Buyer’s Perspective”. In Fall 2020, WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of…

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WBE Canada Welcomes the University of Toronto As Its Newest Government Member

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is excited to welcome the largest university in Canada — University of Toronto — as its newest government member and the first Canadian university in its Corporate and Government member community. With plans to have a supplier diversity portal implemented before December 2021, University of Toronto is committed…

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WBE Canada Welcomes EY Canada As Its Newest Corporate Member

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Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to welcome Ernst & Young LLP (EY Canada) as its newest corporate member. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY Canada teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. EY Canada exists to build a…

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Sourcing the Next Level in Supplier Diversity

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By Jamie Crump There has never been a time when sourcing and supplier diversity has received as much attention as right now. Between the supply chain impacts of the pandemic and the global unrest that is causing businesses to take a social stand, the two areas are front and center. It doesn’t matter if your…

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