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nDemand Consulting Seeks to Partner with Firms Focusing on Supplier Diversity

Summary: Diversity is a prerequisite for ethical business practices for companies of all sizes. nDemand Consulting seeks to partner with firms that emphasize supplier diversity and nurture economic growth at the same time.

September 30, 2014

nDemand Consulting, a Charlotte consulting & talent acquisition group for the public and private sector, has recently announced the commencement of its vision to partner with large corporations that foster  supplier diversity and inclusion. The vision of the company is to provide businesses with an opportunity to foster growth by providing equal employment opportunities to all. With nDemand Consulting’s new step towards partnering with companies practicing supplier diversity, it aims to help businesses stay innovative, cater to the demands of the diverse public, and enhance financial performance.

According to Melissa Lauber from the Village Life Company, a non-for-profit entity creating content for social justice, "Organizations which excel at leveraging diversity (including the hiring and advancement of women and nonwhite men into senior management jobs, and providing a climate conducive to contributions from people of diverse backgrounds) will experience better financial performance in the long run than organizations which are not effective in managing diversity."

Supplier Diversity Programs

A supplier diversity program allows businesses to work more ethically and promote equal opportunities for all diverse groups. Diverse groups comprise of minority, woman, disabled veteran, or GLBT community member. Businesses predominately owned or controlled by members of this diverse group, have the opportunity to be certified as such by a third party. By keeping in stock information including the diverse supplier’s organizational ownership, sales volume, clear and concise product/service synopsis, customer references, certification documentation and accolades received, a good supplier diversity program can help provide potentially fitting procurement options for registered clients / diverse group businesses.

“To keep our company and communities growing strong, we source from the widest and the best base of suppliers” believes Kellogg’s Company, USA. “It’s all part of our Supplier Diversity Program. By strengthening our diverse procurement relationships with W/MBE-owned, -controlled and -operated businesses, we can help each other achieve long-term success. So together we can all keep going — above, beyond.”

nDemand Consulting Certifications

nDemand Consulting encourages supplier diversity and educates corporations on its importance. To ensure minorities are given an equal opportunity, nDemand Consulting has vowed to partner with large corporations by way of supplier diversity programs. In addition, nDemand Consulting has earned certifications / affiliations from the following entities to encourage diverse talent across multiple industries:  

  • BBB Accredited Business (A+)
  • SAM (System for Award Management)
  • MBE (Certified Minority Business Enterprise)
  • Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber Of Commerce
  • SDB (Certified Small Disadvantaged Business)

About nDemand Consulting LLC

nDemand Consulting was founded in 2004 and incorporated in 2012. The company strives to support the cradle-to-grave implementation of small and mid-size businesses within the public and private sectors. nDemand Consulting’s areas of focus are strategy, marketing, and execution. In addition, nDemand Consulting provides staff augmentation solutions for organizations, spanning across the world. The company’s consulting team comprises of industry experts and an executive-level senior advisory council board that produces an unparalleled experience for clients. Key success factors include nimbleness, tailorability, integrity, and thought leadership. For more information on the company, log on to http://www.ndemandconsultingllc.com or visit the company headquarters in Charlotte’s thriving South End business community. More information about nDemand Consulting’s certifications can be found on http://www.ndemandconsultingllc.com/#certifications.