Inclusive Procurement Delivers Business Results and Societal Benefits Global Supplier Diversity Conference September 21, 2023 It’s good news that eight in ten U.S. employers and nearly three-quarters of UK organizations now have Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) programs underway. Our own Monica Motivates research, conducted by One Poll, shows that nearly all human resources leaders [...]
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Supplier Diversity: Essential in Era of Supply Chain Disruption Global Supplier Diversity Conference September 21 Supply chain professionals and business leaders have typically strived to consolidate vendor relationships to place larger orders with fewer suppliers. The goal is to drive costs as low as possible and maximize efficiency. However, as the global pandemic demonstrated, limited [...]
The win-win of supplier diversity and making global connections: Big and Small Businesses Learn How at the 6th Annual Global Supplier Diversity Conference Supplier diversity initiatives help large companies find innovative products and services, create a more flexible supply chain, meet DEI goals, help small businesses grow, and expand the impact of underrepresented founders. Increasingly [...]
Use the “Fresh Start Effect” of Changing Seasons to Re-set Goals It can be tough to watch the sun set on the more relaxed pace of summer and perhaps even the memory of a restful vacation, but there’s also something about kids going back to school, possibly cooler temps and a return to routines that [...]
It’s Time to Get Up to Speed on Generative AI If you’ve been living on planet Earth since the generative artificial intelligence phenomenon known as ChatGPT launched late in 2022, you’ve probably heard the term “AI” more than your own name this year. Along with OpenAI’s next wave of generative AI called Bing chat and [...]
Succession Planning: Deciding Who Will Lead Your Business After You As hard as you’ve worked to build your business, you will want to choose what happens to it if you decide to move on, retire, become ill, or even upon your passing. That takes planning; succession planning to be exact. Unlike resigning or retiring from [...]
Monica Motivates Tech Solution Connects Funders and Founders Celebrating National Black Business Month I Am Closing the Funding Gap (IACTFG) is a cloud-based tool that connects women and underrepresented founders with funding to support their high-impact work. Monica Motivates, LLC, created this award-winning entry in a Microsoft hackathon to address persistent financing gaps based on [...]
Help Black Businesses Grow and Drive Economic Inclusion Celebrating National Black Business Month Black business owners are vital leaders in their communities and create jobs and services for often underserved communities. Black business ownership has been growing, and more Americans are looking to Buy Black to help support the more than 3 million Black-owned [...]
Large Organizations That Invest in Diverse Suppliers Reap Flexibility & Innovation Learn how at the Sixth Annual Global Supplier Diversity Conference With many large companies now several years into robust efforts to expand relationships with diverse suppliers, they report greater supply chain agility, a broader range of product offerings, access to new markets and increased [...]
Here’s to Your Good Health — And Everyone Else’s Too! Many people understand today that women and underrepresented people continue to earn less than white men, have fewer job opportunities, are promoted less often and, as entrepreneurs, have far less access to investment capital. We may be less aware of the stark differences in health [...]