Change for Good: Activating Supplier Diversity Wednesday, 2 November 2022 from 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Location
W-178 (Level 1)
Session Type
Learning Experience

Supplier diversity programs are not new, but they have never been more center-stage than they are now. With many Fortune 500 companies putting forward DEI directives, many firms, large and small find themselves playing catch up with how to design and implement a supplier diversity program. In this session, the audience will hear from corporate real estate teams on how they set and achieved their goals. They will hear about the lessons learned along the way and the creative solutions implemented to achieve and sometimes exceed their goals. The audience will leave this session knowing how to lead this initiative for their company and the resources available to them.

Key Takeaways:

  • Knowledge: How to identify the key stakeholders within their firms to support this initiative.

  • Application: How to design and implement a successful supplier diversity program.

  • Comprehension: Pitfalls to avoid, things that must be considered and lessons learned along the way.

Speakers

Portrait photo of Linda Foggie Linda Foggie
Managing Director, Global Head of Real Estate Operations, CITI Realty Services
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Portrait photo of Wayne Lambert Wayne Lambert
Director of Supplier Diversity in the USA, Turner & Townsend
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Portrait photo of Alexandra Liz Alexandra Liz
VP, Corporate Real Estate & Workplace, Blackstone
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Portrait photo of Mindy Williams-McElearney Mindy Williams-McElearney
Director, Turner & Townsend
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Topics

Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Governance, Strategy and Leadership

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