Category: Corporate Member News and Testimonials

Queen Latifah and Lenovo to Provide $30,000 Cash Grants, Technology and Mentorship to Small Businesses

Queen Latifah and Lenovo to Provide $30,000 Cash Grants, Technology and Mentorship to Small Businesses

The Lenovo Evolve Small initiative recently announced a partnership with none other than Queen Latifah, the newly crowned Queen of Small. Together, Lenovo and Queen Latifah are providing aid and mentorship opportunities to minority and woman-owned small businesses across North America.

SunPower Announces Progress Toward 25X25 Commitments

SunPower Announces Progress Toward 25X25 Commitments

New investments and strategic alliances support the economic and resiliency benefits of solar and storage across the nation teams up with McKinsey & Company, National Association of Women Business Owners, Grid Alternatives and Solar Energy International to help attract, retain, and train women for careers in solar

Gov. Beshear, Summit Packaging Solutions Cut Ribbon on Northern Kentucky Operation Creating 254 Jobs with $18.3 Million Investment

Gov. Beshear, Summit Packaging Solutions Cut Ribbon on Northern Kentucky Operation Creating 254 Jobs with $18.3 Million Investment

“I am so happy to join leaders from Summit Packaging today to cut the ribbon on the company’s new operation in Northern Kentucky,” Gov. Beshear said. “This project is creating a variety of quality jobs and capitalizes on the commonwealth’s strong infrastructure and logistical capabilities. I am excited to welcome the company to Kentucky and see it grow for decades to come.”

Native American Business Association Wins Grant to Host U.S./Australia First Nations Trade Mission

Native American Business Association Wins Grant to Host U.S./Australia First Nations Trade Mission

DFWMSDC members and founders of the Native American Business Association (NABA) have been awarded a grant from the U.S. State Department to host a delegation of Indigenous business leaders from Australia with an 18-day, four-city tour of the U.S. this Oct./Nov. that includes attendance at the NMSDC 50th Anniversary Annual Conference & Exchange in New Orleans.

Our Commitment to Supplier Diversity

Our Commitment to Supplier Diversity

The Home Depot is committed to building inclusive and sustainable business opportunities for women, minority, veteran, disability and LGBTQ owned companies. Our Supplier Diversity program was established in 2003, with the goal of increasing shareholder value, driving innovation and creating positive economic impact in the communities we serve.

Sam’s Club Holds Open Call for New Suppliers

Sam’s Club Holds Open Call for New Suppliers

Sam’s Club is searching for suppliers to bring more quality products to its warehouse club locations. The retailer is holding an open call for both private-brand and diverse suppliers.

As part of the summit, there will also be an opportunity to build relationships that support the retailer’s private-brand Member’s Mark packaging.

Sysco Announces Partnerships to Enhance Supplier Diversity

Sysco Announces Partnerships to Enhance Supplier Diversity

It’s important that every aspect of our business, including our supply chain, reflect the changing demographics of the communities where we work and live.