As part of its commitment to creating a culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive, Target has released a detailed racial and gender breakdown of its team across all levels of the organization. Along with issuing the report, Target also said it plans to increase representation of Black team members across the company by 20% over the next three years by sharpening its focus on advancement, retention and hiring.
As the company released its first global diversity and inclusion report, Walgreens Boots Alliance detailed recent efforts aimed at addressing health care disparity in underserved communities.
Lowe’s is teaming up with Daymond John to introduce “Making It… With Lowe’s,” a nationwide, virtual search to bring products made by minorities, women, veterans, people with disabilities and those in the LGBTQ+ community to customers online and in-store nationwide.
Office Depot has released the company’s 12th edition of its Diverse Supplier Catalog. The catalog highlights an assortment of more than 1,500 items ranging from paper and toner, to presentation boards, writing instruments, school supplies, furniture, technology and desk accessories, with more than 700 products also containing eco-attributes or eco-labels.
In a move to address issues of diversity in employment, Target is partnering with Minneapolis-based vocational training school Summit Academy OIC on a new North Star Innovation Center.
International Market Centers will present two webinars on August 6 addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries.
At a time when coronavirus still is affecting business operations, Dollar General will hold its 2020 Supplier and Diversity Innovation Summit digitally on September 16.
Springboard Futures, a style and consumer trend services firm founded by industry veteran Tom Mirabile, will host its “Black Influence and Inclusion in the Home Industry” webinar on Tuesday, June 30 at 1 p.m. EST.
Walmart has launched a Supplier Inclusion Showcase on Walmart.com to spotlight products from the company’s growing diverse supplier base.
YouCopia has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center-Chicago (WBDC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).