(June 16, 2017) WEConnect International has supported the European Diversity Awards since 2014 – the awards recognise and celebrate innovation, excellence, creativity and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by organisations and by individuals. This year’s awards take place on Thursday 16th November 2017 in London.
We are encouraging firms with supplier diversity programmes in Europe to apply for the Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Programme of the Year Award.
This award recognises and celebrates the work of a corporate organisation that is driving forward the supplier diversity and inclusion agenda in Europe through programmes that specially encourage the participation of minority owned businesses in corporate supply chains. Minority owned businesses are defined as firms that are 51% or more owned by women, ethnic minority, LGBT and disabled business owners.
The entry process is straight forward and online and nominations close on Monday 31st July 2017.
You have to answer two questions based on the period from June 2016 – July 2017:
Nominations can be submitted online here.
The winner in 2014 was IBM, in 2015 it was the US Embassy in Portugal for their Connect to Success programme and in 2016, the winner was Intel.
There are 14 categories in total including:
A full list of categories can be found here.
You can watch a video about last year’s event here.