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CVM Supplier Diversity Blog

4 Considerations for Putting Out a Supplier RFP

Are you struggling to find qualified diverse suppliers to meet internal goals? Are you looking to expand your pool of potential diverse suppliers as you build a sustainable, inclusive supply chain? Do you want to normalize the inclusion of diverse suppliers in the procurement process? Enter the well-crafted supplier questionnaire: a tool that can save you time and energy while you gather valuable information and promote supplier diversity.

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10 Reasons to Invest in a Supplier Development Program

As more companies grow savvy to the benefits of cultivating a diverse supplier base, supplier diversity programs have grown in popularity and in number. For a supplier diversity program to succeed long term, however, it needs to have a sustainable growth strategy—that’s where supplier development programs come into play.

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The Definitive Guide for Women-Owned Businesses

It's becoming more commonly known that supplier diversity and women-owned business enterprises (WBEs) are essential for economic success. Let’s look at a few numbers to see why.

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3 Ways Millennials are Changing Business for the Better

Millennials. A million think pieces have parsed their buying habits and economic outlook. They’ve been accused of ruining the economy and toppling traditional norms. But is their impact so bad?

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Does Supplier Diversity Help Satisfy Customers' Needs?

As supplier diversity professionals, we focus a lot on the B2B aspect of our work.

Identifying potential diverse suppliers, implementing supplier development initiatives to build a strong, sustainable, diversified supply chain—these are worthy pursuits, but let's not forget the other reason working with diverse suppliers is good for business: the consumer. 

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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.