Topic Influencing supply chain diversity in capital projects Description A recent study by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion found that only 39% of
Many Canadian businesses are equal opportunity employers that have adopted various practices to help improve diversity in their workplaces. These organizations are now expanding their internal policies to create more opportunities for diversity and inclusion in the supply chain. While most agree that there are important benefits to a diverse and equitable supply chain, the question remains – where and how do we start?
With limited precedents and fewer best practices, what steps can organizations take ensure they have a diverse supplier network and are benefitting from an equitable supply chain when delivering their next capital project?
Join industry changemakers on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 9 am PT / 10 am CT / 12 noon ET / 1 pm AT for a virtual panel discussion on bringing supply chain diversity to life on your next project using a structured procurement approach that includes four key steps:
• Informal market engagement
• Post-award tracking
The session will dive into real project experiences working with Microsoft, a company that sets ambitious goals for supply chain diversity in its capital projects. The panel will address questions and challenges faced by key players in the process, including owners, project managers, design and engineering consultants, and contractors.
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