June 28, 2016


Congratulations to corporate members Cummins, Merck, and Sodexo – all finalists for MSDUK’s 2016 Corporation of the Year Award. This award is to recognize an existing MSDUK corporate member that has undertaken the most outstanding approach to supplier diversity in the UK from October 2014 to date. The Corporation of the Year Award is sponsored by certified women’s business enterprise GIBBS S3. Judging Criteria include:

  • Impact of the approach on the business and to customers
  • Evidence of a sustainable supplier diversity strategy
  • Steps/actions taken to measure results or achievement
  • Tangible and measurable outcomes
  • Evidence of driving supplier diversity through their tier one supply chain
  • Demonstration of any unique or best practice approach to the issues
  • Impact of senior level and team input
  • Innovation in the design and in the delivery
  • An understanding of the needs of, and impact on, ethnic minority businesses
  • Number of RFP’s/RFI’s presented to MSDUK
  • Evidence of measurable outcomes and effectiveness of the programme

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