European Supplier Diversity Project Conference September ’23 – Summary

Right now, Europe is the place to be for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion. 🌍 I just returned from the ESDP conference in Amsterdam last week, companies large and small, whether from the US or Europe, are recognizing the importance of having Diversity, Equality & Inclusion efforts in their supply chain. The networking opportunities were incredible,Continue reading “European Supplier Diversity Project Conference September ’23 – Summary”

Ladies Drive Magazin – Artikel zum Thema ‘Diversität & Inklusion in der Lieferkette’

Kürzlich durfte ich einen weiteren Artikel über Diversität & Inklusion in der Lieferkette in einem Magazin publizieren. Dieser Beitrag für das Ladies Drive Magazin ist in der Ausgabe No 63, am 3. September 2023 erschienen. Ladies Drive ist ein von Sandra-Stella & Sebastian Triebl gegründetes Medien-Universum, welches seit 2007 Wirtschaftsthemen aus weiblicher Sicht beleuchtet. LadiesContinue reading “Ladies Drive Magazin – Artikel zum Thema ‘Diversität & Inklusion in der Lieferkette’”

Meine Highlights der IT Beschaffungskonferenz

Ich hatte die Ehre, letzte Woche an der IT Beschaffungskonferenz in der Fachsession Supply Chain Management und Nachhaltigkeit über die Wichtigkeit von Diversität & Inklusion in der Lieferkette zu sprechen. Die IT-Beschaffungskonferenz findet jährlich in Bern statt. Am 22. August haben sich über 400 Fachleute aus dem öffentlichen Beschaffungswesen und der Informatikbranche versammelt, um sichContinue reading “Meine Highlights der IT Beschaffungskonferenz”

Consulting as a Service

Exciting news! 🎉 I’m thrilled to announce the launch of the brand-new subscription service for supply chain consulting from fips consulting. Say goodbye to traditional consulting models and embrace consulting as a service #caas. A flexible, cost-effective solution that brings unlimited consulting services directly to your fingertips. With flexible hours, tailored specifically to your businessContinue reading “Consulting as a Service”

Moderator @ESDP Conference in Amsterdam, Sept. 20th/21st

As a moderator at Europe’s leading Supplier Diversity Conference & Awards, I’m excited to be helping move the dial on business inclusivity. The ESDP – European Supplier Diversity Project – connects ethnic minority and immigrant-owned businesses with global corporations. For inclusive supply chains that drive growth across Europe. Join me in Amsterdam on September 20thContinue reading “Moderator @ESDP Conference in Amsterdam, Sept. 20th/21st”

Do You Know Of Any Food Retailers In Europe That Are Holding Summits To Diversify Their Suppliers?

US food retailer Meijer will host Black Business Month Summit to diversify its suppliers. Meijer is looking to widen its supplier diversity by hosting a one-day Black Business Month Summit to promote networking between Black business owners and Meijer merchants. The summit, organized by the Meijer Supplier Diversity Team, will be held at the retailer’sContinue reading “Do You Know Of Any Food Retailers In Europe That Are Holding Summits To Diversify Their Suppliers?”

IT Beschaffungskonferenz – Presenting Supplier Diversity & Inclusion

I am very happy to announce that I will be presenting Supplier Diversity & Inclusion at the upcoming IT Beschaffungskonferenz (IT Procurement Conference) in the beautiful city of Bern, Switzerland on August 22, 2023. The IT Beschaffungskonferenz is aimed at buyers, project managers, consultants, lawyers and other professionals who deal with public procurement in theContinue reading “IT Beschaffungskonferenz – Presenting Supplier Diversity & Inclusion”

Do You Include Any ‘S’ Measures In Your ESG Procurement Efforts?

Even though, Social Equity is mentioned as one of the 7 factors for shaping Modern Procurement from BCG in a recent article in ProcurementMag, companies put a lot of efforts into sustainability and environmental actions. Many are not paying much attention to the “S” in their ESG (environmental, social & governance) procurement activities. Procurement has aContinue reading “Do You Include Any ‘S’ Measures In Your ESG Procurement Efforts?”

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, strengthenContinue reading “Can Supplier Diversity Tier 2 Efforts Be Impactful? – fips consulting 1-Minute Readings”

Highlights of East Meets West Conference & Pride @Vienna

CONGRATULATIONS to Ludo & Pavel for a super successful 9th East meets West conference with more speakers, more topics, more emotions and more diversity than before. I am very proud to have been able to present the topic of D&I in the supply chain as part of the panel discussion “Companies go beyond borders”. IContinue reading “Highlights of East Meets West Conference & Pride @Vienna”