UK & Ireland

WEConnect International in Europe opens doors to new supply chains. Led by corporate members, it certifies firms in the United Kingdom and Ireland that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women and connects them with the growing global demand from corporations and the public sector for diverse and innovative suppliers. The organization partners with corporations, associations, governments, women entrepreneurs and their supporters, and is affiliated with a global certification network for women-owned enterprises.

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intelDate & Time:  Monday, May 29, 2017 - 08:30 to 12:00

Location:  Intel Ireland, IR1 Reception Leixlip, Co. Kildare 

It’s no secret that healthy competition leads to better products and services and a strengthened economy. Entrepreneurs have always been the catalysts for economic growth, and Intel has long been a champion of their efforts. To continue this tradition, Intel provides individuals with the relevant skills, literacy and resources they need to help their businesses succeed.

SourcingTeam UK(May 25, 2017) The Sourcing Team, a WEConnect International certified women-owned business and leading industry specialists in ethical, sustainable and compliant global sourcing and procurement of promotional and marketing materials, has been awarded a Sustainable Leaders Award by EcoVadis in recognition of its sustainable excellence in its industry.

EcoVadis operates the first collaborative platform providing Supplier Sustainability Ratings for global supply chains. This is the first time that EcoVadis have held these awards and The Sourcing Team has been awarded a Category Award for Best CSR performance in Wholesale/Tertiary Services. The awards were assigned to Small and Medium-sized companies that have obtained the highest EcoVadis CSR Score within their region in 2016 based on leading CSR standards such as GRI, Global Compact and ISO 26000.

Stoyanov Lilia(May 23, 2017) Certified women's business enterprise Transformify has been listed among Startups 100 2017: The longest-running index of the best new businesses. The annual index of the UK’s most game-changing and exciting new businesses launched in the last three years, the Startups 100 reflects the country’s thriving start-up community and hottest trends from a cross-sector of industries – ranging from retail and food & drink to education and proptech.

Maggie BerryCropMaggie Berry

Executive Director for Europe, WEConnect International

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