European Supplier Diversity Project – Roadshow in Berlin

ESDP continues it’s roadshow! After an event in Amsterdam in April, ESDP hosted an event in Berlin to showcase the importance of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion in Europe on June 29th, 2022.

Andrea Fimian, CEO & Founder of fips consulting, moderated a corporate panel with Supplier Diversity & Inclusion experts from global corporations. The discussion covered why corporates have Supplier Diversity & Incusion programs, the benefits of it and what effect it has on the economy but also on each and everyone’s private life.

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Open Network also provided some great insights on data why Minority Business Matter in Europe as 10% of the EU population are from a non white ethnic minority. Globally, migrants contribute more in taxes – 2,5Trillion USD – than they receive in benefits, health & education. (source)

Another impressive fact on Innovation from the UK Minority Business Matter Report: 20.8% of minority-led SMEs – and 24.3% of black-led ones – engaged in process innovation in 2018, compared with 14.8% of white-led ones. Minority SMEs are also much more likely to engage in product or service innovation (30.3%) than others (18.5%). (source)

If you don’t want to miss out on the latest innovations, make your DE&I workplace programs a holistic business program and support equality in Europe, start now!

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