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Supplier Diversity and Sustainability

Sparking positive impact starts by teaming up with the right people.

That’s why we aim to work with a diverse mix of like-minded suppliers to better serve our customers and communities with the highest quality, consistency, timeliness, cost efficiency, and a shared commitment to Do it Right.

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Our mission.

We’re committed to positively impacting our customers and communities by supporting the advancement of an inclusive, sustainable marketplace through access, connection, information, and collaboration. Our strategic sourcing process identifies and awards qualified supplier relationships, advancing our goals towards increasing spend with diverse suppliers, while creating value for our stakeholders and communities—creating economic value, opportunities and a sustainable future for us all.

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What we're all about.

Purpose, passion, commitment and positivity are at the center of everything we do – it’s what motivates us, but it’s always better when we make an impact together.

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Access

Transparency into our supply chain's efforts through timely communication and interactive events

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Connection

Identifying new opportunities across our business lines and pairing them with the strengths of prospective diverse suppliers

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Information

Providing internal and external visibility into our performance, and how we track and monitor progress and success against our Supplier Diversity and Sustainability goals and objectives

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Collaboration

Engaging with our suppliers in our efforts to advance the diversity and sustainability of our supply chain

A few highlights.

We've been working non-stop since January 2020 to grow our direct and indirect spend with diverse suppliers in our supply chain.

$135
MILLION

in Tier 1  spend with diverse-owned businesses (up 29% from 2021)

$84
MILLION

in Tier 2 spend with prime suppliers (up ~155% from 2021)

100+

SUPPLIERS

reporting Tier 2 diversity spend (up ~150% from 2021)

Read more highlights from our 2022 CSR Report.

Accurate as of 2022

We're better together.

Working with diverse organizations that share the same commitment of making a positive impact on our customers and communities helps us grow in perspective, creativity, and innovation so that we’re able to provide a better experience for all.

We greatly value the opportunity to work with all types of qualified, high-quality supplier organizations, and we’re always looking for businesses that are:

  • Minority owned

  • Certified by a recognized diversity council

  • Meeting our sustainability requirements

  • Proactively engaged in Tier 2 diverse spend reporting

Find us in the news.

Get the latest updates on our commitment to doing it right.

April 2023

Awarded by the Greater Women's Business Council

February 2023

Ally's focus on inclusion with supplier diversity

Winter 2022

Looking back at 2022 as a year of supplier diversity success

December 2022

Awarded by the Carolinas LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce

Summer 2022

91Ƶapp blazes a trail in supplier diversity

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