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March 10, 2017

pge FPIn a recent press release, WEConnect International Corporate Member PG&E announced record numbers in diverse spend. For the fifth straight year, diverse suppliers accounted for $2 billion-plus of the company’s spend and more than 40 percent of PG&E’s total spend for the fourth consecutive year. From the release:

"Over the last 36 years, PG&E has been committed to supporting a diverse supply chain. The company has developed one of the leading supplier diversity programs in the energy industry. In addition to maintaining high levels of spend with diverse suppliers, PG&E has focused on elevating the quality of its supplier diversity program by addressing key success factors for suppliers...

March 08, 2017

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WASHINGTON – WEConnect International marked International Women’s Day on Wednesday with the release of its new report, “The Business Case for Global Supplier Diversity and Inclusion: The Critical Contributions of Women and Other Underutilized Suppliers to Corporate Value Chains” (https://weconnectinternational.org/images/Report.pdf). The report provides the world’s first comprehensive analysis of the value and the competitive advantages that come with diversifying global value chains.  

March 06, 2017

ChristinaKwokDate & Time:  Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

Location:  Free Online Event  

Is globalization bringing us closer together? Think again. With refugees crossing cultures without preparation, in extreme haste for basic survival, the vastly documented dangers of intercultural miscommunication are intensifying. Already, in a multicultural workplace or in international teams dispersed around the globe, tensions multiply when disagreements occur over the smallest of things. In our hyper-connected world (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook etc.), colliding cultures increasingly cause misperceptions and mistrust, affecting worker performance and productivity.