Can Supplier Diversity Tier 2 Efforts Be Impactful? – fips consulting 1-Minute Readings

You don’t have time to read multiple pages to understand a topic. Find a series of 1-Minute Readings on the topic of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion here.

HOW ARE TIER 2 EFFORTS HELPING YOU TO ENHANCE YOUR BUSINESS?


SUPPORTING ESG TARGETS: Tier 2 supplier diversity efforts can help companies create a more equitable economy, strengthen operational resilience, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts within businesses and throughout the supply chain

DRIVES COMPETITION: by encouraging Tier 1 suppliers to embrace supplier diversity, companies can create a more competitive marketplace, which can lead to better pricing and quality

INCREASED IMPACT: by encouraging Tier 1 suppliers to use diverse vendors, diverse suppliers can build capacity or deliver specialized goods and services, especially when they are unable to win contracts directly

INCREASED INNOVATION: working with diverse suppliers can help you gain access to new ideas and perspectives that can lead to more innovation and creative problem solving

LACK OF ESTABLISHED PROTOCOL: there is no established protocol for handling Tier 2 supplier diversity reporting, nevertheless….

DATA TRANSPARENCY: implement a control system for the reported Tier 2 diverse spend


HOW TO START? ASK YOURSELF FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

Which TIER 1 SUPPLIERS should we TARGET?

Do we have a TIER 2 REPORTING SYSTEM?

Do we want to put CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS in place?

What is it that we want to achieve?

WHAT DOES fips consulting DO?

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