“The model of ‘go out and find great suppliers and bring them in-house’ is only going to work so far.” – Adam Moore

Current trends indicate that the future of the economy will be more diverse each year, with more startups actively pursuing diversity in their cultures to ensure long-term growth. While the industry has made considerable strides in recent years, we can further ramp up supplier diversity through innovation. How can various companies innovate their supplier diversity programs? What role do mergers and acquisitions play in supplier inclusion?

In this episode, we describe how the economy can rely on innovation to improve the country’s overall supplier diversity status. We explain major milestones in supplier diversity, especially regarding the budget. We discuss the role supplier diversity plays in mergers and acquisitions. We share the complexities of passing on the supplier diversity mantle to future generations. We also outline why virtual events don’t work, especially when networking.

Topics discussed in this episode of Breaking Barriers, Building Hire Ground:

  • The impact of supplier diversity in refining supply chains

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