Know the Category! Knowing and Growing Categories of Spend with DBEs
What are the opportunities for growth in your supplier diversity program? A key component of growing a supplier diversity program is knowing how much you are spending in each category and in what functional areas.
Join Dr. Erica Patterson, Director of Contracts Management & Supplier Diversity at Philadelphia Gas Works and Byron Witherspoon, Director, Supplier Diversity & Supply Chain Sustainability at Ameren, as they go into a deeper dive on strategies to identify functional areas of spend and opportunities to increase growth in specific categories.
Both Byron and Erica have implemented various practices including auditing, creating opportunities for smaller suppliers, working with new and existing suppliers and utilizing larger suppliers, to intentionally identify current spend and in designated areas.
This webinar is ideal for diverse suppliers, Chief Procurement Officers, supplier diversity leaders, industry associations, Regulators and regulatory staff.