WASHINGTON – WEConnect International marked International Women’s Day on Wednesday with the release of its new report, “The Business Case for Global Supplier Diversity and Inclusion: The Critical Contributions of Women and Other Underutilized Suppliers to Corporate Value Chains” (https://weconnectinternational.org/images/Report.pdf). The report provides the world’s first comprehensive analysis of the value and the competitive advantages that come with diversifying global value chains.
KINGSTON -- Today, WEConnect International in The Caribbean will present preliminary results of a study being prepared with the support of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
Increasingly, the positive connection among women, their economic empowerment, the growth of economies, and the well‐being of communities is recognized around the world. However, not enough is known about the challenges faced globally by women entrepreneurs and business owners who are trying to access new markets to grow their businesses.