Ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within all sectors of the solar industry is a crucial part of managing our growth. Supplier diversity is a key element of this, and in light of COVID-19-related supply chain disruptions, expanding the supply chain to include businesses owned and operated by a diverse staff can be part of the solution.
In reviewing the submission, the following queries will be used:
- Do you currently have a supplier diversity program (are you tracking supplier diversity information)?
- Do you have goals in place to increase supplier diversity?
- If you have already established supplier diversity goals, have you made year over year progress to achieve those goals?
- What percentage of your suppliers are diverse?