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CVM Supplier Diversity Blog

Jaymie White

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Customer Spotlight: Eaton Corporation Builds a Revenue Generating Supplier Diversity Program

Eaton Corporation is a $20+ billion power management company that specializes in energy-efficient products and services that help its customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably.  At Eaton, efficiency, sustainability, and employee engagement are at the core of its focus with the ultimate goal of positively impacting the world. 

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Customer Spotlight: Aramark

Aramark Corporation is a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, focused on delivering experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives around the world each day.

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Customer Spotlight: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.  Overseen by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), PG&E sits as one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States.

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Customer Spotlight: Ford Motor Company Part 2

In the four decades since Ford Motor Company established a supplier diversity initiative, the automotive giant has made great progress in increasing the number of diverse-owned suppliers within its supply chain. 

In 1999, Ford launched a Tier 2 supplier diversity program with the intent to advance the company's economic impact and help Tier 1 suppliers develop their own supplier diversity initiatives. In 2019, Ford spent $11.1 billion with diverse and small businesses, the most of any automotive OEM. 

Ford is always looking to move the needle as it relates to supplier diversity & inclusion. A new procedure for following up with diverse suppliers launched last year, and in 2020, the company is piloting a new supplier development program called Widening the Inclusion Network (WIN). 

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Customer Spotlight: Ford Motor Company Part 1

Ford Motor Company has a long history of commitment to supplier diversity. The company launched its supplier diversity initiative 1968, and currently includes diverse businesses owned and operated by minorities, women, veterans, LGBTQ, disabled, and small business owners. 

Ford spent $11.1 billion with diverse suppliers and small businesses in 2019, the most of any automotive OEM, relying on these suppliers to bring creative solutions to the table. These diverse businesses are crucial to the company’s competitive advantage. 

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For over a decade CVM's mission has remained unchanged: lead the transformation of Supplier Diversity program management and support Supplier Diversity programs. CVM helps corporate supplier diversity programs in every stage of their evolution; from those that are just getting started, to the most advanced, world-class programs. Equipped with unparalleled data intelligence, superior technology and expertise guidance, businesses can effectively establish and advance their Supplier Diversity initiatives.