5 May 2019

Why impact sourcing matters for your business

Why impact sourcing matters for your business For a young woman in a remote village, where education opportunities are scarce, but employment opportunities are even scarcer – life is hard. Which is why when I’m presented with that frequently asked question, “What’s your proudest moment?” I’m happy to talk about a program known as Impact…

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4 Apr 2019

The dividends of supplier diversity

Diversity drives dividends – it’s as simple as that. A diverse workforce and inclusive culture are essential to business success, especially in an increasingly global economy. If you are looking to build brand engagement and loyalty, supplier diversity can help you deliver on the promise of who you are and what you represent. “Developing a…

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12 Dec 2018

Getting past the challenge of driving REAL diversity

As I referenced in my earlier post, Why diversity isn’t just another box to tick – let’s talk ROI, research shows that diversity in the workforce has a clear and positive relationship to an organization’s ability to innovate and drive revenue. Yet research has also found that most diversity programs are failing to make headway – with some…

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12 Dec 2018

Why diversity isn’t just another box to tick – let’s talk ROI

Diversity is a hot topic in boardrooms today. No wonder: One recent HBR study that examined 1,700 organizations across eight countries found that in every country studied, increased diversity equaled increased innovation – and the more dimensions of diversity represented, the stronger the relationship.  Companies with above-average diversity experience see 19% points higher innovation revenues and 9%…

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