There was a lot of discussion at the GBTA convention here last month about diversity, equity and inclusion. Buyers and suppliers described their organizations' performances in this area and the new initiatives underway. Much of it is about hiring practices and providing equal pay and opportunities for advancement. For buyers, another significant element is supplier management.
"Customers engaging in cultural alignment and DE&I measures is something relatively new," said GoldSpring Consulting partner Will Tate, who moderated a session on the topic. "In the last . . .