<b>Extend the principles of diversity and inclusion to your company’s suppliers</b> <p>Many people are familiar with the importance of ensuring and advancing inclusion, equity, and diversity amongst their employees and managers. But do your efforts include supplier diversity—an equally as important and essential part of any holistic diversity effort? <p>In <i>Supplier Diversity For Dummies,</i> nationally recognized small business strategist and economic inclusion and supplier diversity expert Kathey Porter delivers an empowering and informative guide to implementing this integral part of any robust inclusion initiative: supplier diversity. You’ll understand the relevance of supplier diversity and why it’s important to encourage equal opportunity for diverse suppliers and businesses owned and managed by underrepresented groups. <p>In this book, you’ll also find: <ul> <li>The answers to your most pressing questions about how to build a coherent and sustainable supplier diversity program</li> <li>Ways to contribute more fully to your company’s diversity and inclusion functions</li> <li>Strategies to position supplier diversity as a central function in your organization</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for company buyers, purchasing and procurement professionals, material management executives, strategic souring professionals and supplier diversity practitioners, <i>Supplier Diversity For Dummies</i> is a must-read resource for supply chain professionals, diversity and inclusion leaders and anyone looking to increase their proficiency in supplier diversity, improve supply chain inclusivity and increase their social impact.