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.
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.
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 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.
With Support by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, $500,000 Distributed to Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, and Milwaukee
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.
Sodexo is partner to nearly 1,700 national, regional and local diverse vendors throughout North America
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.
Effective CSR & the Supply Chain Management Relationship -- What CSR Professionals Need to Know About Procurement & The Importance of Supply Chain Environmental Archeology
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.
Tennessee Tech University’s College of Engineering has honored Eastman’s Carlos Carvajal as the first recipient of the Young Alumnus Achievement Award.
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.”
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.
“…while the concept clearly worked at Asda-Walmart, and for other businesses besides, would it work for GSK? And for its supply base?”
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.