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Certified Diverse Supplier Partner:
Internal Comms & Change Management

Developing a more inclusive mix of suppliers offers several business and social benefits to all the parties involved, the broader economy, and society itself. If diversity is an integral part of the organization’s culture, it should be part of the procurement process as well. Key business stakeholders, customers, and employees increasingly rate a commitment to diversity as a top factor in maintaining high moral and ethical standards.

Simply put, it’s the right thing to do.

What makes Pivot Strategies a diverse supplier?

In their article “Why you need a diverse supplier programHarvard Business Review defines supplier diversity as a business that is at least 51% owned and operated by a traditionally underrepresented or underserved group. Common classifications are:

  • Small-business enterprises (SBEs)
  • Minority-owned enterprises (MBEs)
  • Woman-owned enterprises (WBEs)

Owned and led by CEO and Founder Stacia Nelson, Pivot Strategies is proudly WBE certified with the

To achieve and maintain these certifications Pivot Strategies regularly completes a thorough review of our business documentation, including documents relevant to ownership, financial structure, personnel, management, and governance with certifying bodies.

Beyond our certifications, we are committed to employing diverse groups of professionals from all walks of life. From a majority women leadership team to consultants spanning several different generations, racial backgrounds, and sexual orientations, we consider our individual differences our collective strengths.

Why hire a diverse supplier like Pivot Strategies?

Looking beyond the moral and ethical benefits, there are several business advantages to working with a diverse supplier like us for your internal, change, and sustainability communications or organizational change management needs.

  • Supplier diversity plays a vital role in promoting sustainability by championing environmental stewardship, upholding ethical sourcing practices, and supporting socio-economic development.
  • Improved competition in your supplier chain can lead to an increase in quality and a decrease in costs.
  • More supplier options to work with builds resiliency and agility in your procurement base.
  • Showcases your organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This often leads to improved employee satisfaction and a positive brand reputation.
Supplier diversity programs can be part of your recruitment strategy. According to McKinsey & Company’s article “Expand diversity among your suppliers—and add value to your organization”  64% of millennials say they won’t work for companies that perform poorly on corporate social responsibility.

How do I start a diverse supplier relationship with Pivot Strategies?

We would be honored to become your preferred diverse supplier for all your strategic employee communications and change management needs.

Reach out with your needs or we’re always happy to enter our information into your supplier portal.