WECONNECT INTERNATIONAL IS A CORPORATE DRIVEN GLOBAL NON-PROFIT THAT WORKS WITH THE SUPPLIER DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMUNITY AND THE PROCUREMENT SECTOR TO EMPOWER WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS WORLDWIDE. IT PROVIDES ITS CORPORATE MEMBERS WITH THE GLOBAL DATABASE AND RESOURCES REQUIRED TO DEVELOP AND LEVERAGE A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE GLOBAL VALUE CHAIN.
WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) OCTOBER 23, 2014
WEConnect International Corporate Members took home six of seven DiversityInc. Awards at a ceremony on October 21, 2014, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City:
- Top Company for Inclusive Culture: MasterCard Worldwide
- Top Company for Mentoring: Sodexo
- Top Company for Diversity Councils: EY
- Top Company for Employee Resource Groups: Merck & Co.
- Top Company for Supplier Diversity: Wyndham Worldwide
- Top Company for Global Diversity: Accenture
“We applaud our corporate members and their outstanding dedication to diversity and inclusion,” said Michael Tobolski, Director of Corporate Relations at WEConnect International. “We are proud that we have supported their efforts by working with them to integrate women-owned businesses into their global value chains.”
WEConnect International is a corporate driven global non-profit that works with the supplier diversity and inclusion community and the procurement sector to empower women business owners worldwide. It provides its corporate members with the global database and resources required to develop and leverage a diverse and inclusive global value chain.
DiversityInc. is a WEConnect International partner organization and the dominant “diversity” publication that brings education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. Each year, the organization honors several companies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices.