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Sodexo to Welcome Guests at Connecticut Services Plazas, Expanding Infrastructure Portfolio

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 19, 2018 /3BL Media/— Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, is pleased to welcome Connecticut Service Plazas to its portfolio through a new relationship with Project Service LLC. The new 25-year relationship leverages Sodexo’s market research to deliver innovative, high-quality customer experiences at 23 service plazas throughout the state.

Comcast NBCUniversal Q&A: A Seat at the Billion Dollar Roundtable

Peter Kiriacoulacos, Comcast NBCUniversal’s Chief Procurement Officer, and Rick Hughes, Chairman of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, discuss how supplier diversity drives better outcomes for businesses and their communities.
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The Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR) is a corporate advocacy organization created in 2001 to recognize and celebrate companies that achieved spending of at least $1 billion with diverse-owned suppliers.  Since Comcast NBCUniversal became the first media and technology company inducted into the BDR in 2015, our commitment to diverse suppliers has only strengthened, and our company has seen tremendous benefits as a result. 

Comcast NBCUniversal Publishes 2017 D&I Report

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Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to release its 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Report, summarizing the company’s progress over the last six years across five focus areas: Workforce, Supplier Diversity, Programming, Community Investment, and Governance.

City Accelerator Expands to Five More U.S. Cities With a Focus on Strengthening Local Procurement Practices to Promote Economic Opportunity

With Support by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, $500,000 Distributed to Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, and Milwaukee
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NEW YORK, June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Citi Foundation and Living Cities today announced the expansion of the City Accelerator program to five additional U.S. cities – Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, and Milwaukee. The five cities will work together over the next year to refine their approach to procurement spending, pursuing at least one new strategy to increase the diversity of municipal vendors and contractors and direct more spend to local minority-owned businesses.

CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge speaking at CSR 3.0

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Skytop Strategies will launch its second annual CSR Summit on March 9th in San Francisco.

Sodexo Shares 3 Tips for How Diverse Suppliers Can Significantly Increase Their Business with Fortune 500 Companies

Sodexo is partner to nearly 1,700 national, regional and local diverse vendors throughout North America
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, operates at more than 9,000 client sites throughout North America, providing more than 100 technical services ranging from facilities management to food service operations. It is a huge operational footprint and an immense opportunity for diverse suppliers, which are increasingly in demand by Fortune 500 businesses.

Rutgers / G&A CSR Certificate Update: Effective Supply Chain Management - What CSR Professionals Need To Know

Effective CSR & the Supply Chain Management Relationship -- What CSR Professionals Need to Know About Procurement & The Importance of Supply Chain Environmental Archeology
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April 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals, there is an important area that needs to be in focus -- a critical area that presents challenges, risks and myriad opportunities: the global supply chain. Enterprises of all sizes, and in all industries and sectors, are (or are not!) making a difference in society, creating competitive advantages, and mitigating risks as represented by responsible supply chain and procurement practices.

Eastman’s Carlos Carvajal Honored by Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech University’s College of Engineering has honored Eastman’s Carlos Carvajal as the first recipient of the Young Alumnus Achievement Award.
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KINGSPORT, Tenn., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ “Carlos embodies a renaissance engineer and his passion for Tennessee Tech and the engineering profession is not easily matched,” said Steve R. Anton, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Tennessee Tech. “Carlos is a success story and a wonderful role model for our students.”

World Environment Center and University of St. Gallen Launch Leadership Evaluation of “The Evolving Role of the Chief Procurement Officer”

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July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit thought leadership organization, and the chair of logistics management of the University St. Gallen (Switzerland), a center for research and education in procurement and supply chain management, today announced their collaboration to conduct an evaluation of the leading procurement practices of global companies across many business sectors.

White Paper: How Supplier Collaboration is Changing the Game by Driving Environmental and Corporate Performance

“…while the concept clearly worked at Asda-Walmart, and for other businesses besides, would it work for GSK? And for its supply base?”
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With global companies having increasingly fragmented and disparate supply chains, it’s proving increasingly difficult to drive measurable innovation, long-term efficiency and sustainable and assured quality across the supply base.

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