#ISMDiversity

Help Advance the Profession and the World:

Take the Pledge

Commit to building and supporting a professional culture that is diverse and inclusive.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE WORKPLACE STARTS WITH YOU

  • I pledge to help further diversity within my supplier network and within my professional network.
  • I pledge to spread this message and to be an advocate for the cause.
  • I pledge to lead by example in continuing my education on the benefits and best practices of implementing, expanding and supporting diversity and inclusion programs so that I can be a source of knowledge to others.
  • I pledge to open myself up to the innovation and equality that diverse perspectives bring and provide a safe place where those thoughts can be heard.

Pledge With Us Today

By signing below you will be added to a community of pledgers committed to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive supplier network and business environment. ISM will send you monthly updates with tools, research and stories to help inspire and support you in your journey.

Why Take the Pledge?

Advancing Global Standards for the Supply Management Profession is part of the proud history of ISM. As the innovators of the Principles and Standards of Ethical Supply Management Conduct and the Principles of Sustainability and Social Responsibility, ISM is proud to create a diversity commitment statement simply because it is the right thing to do.

For more than a century, we have been the voice of our profession, helping to evolve our craft and the positive impact we can make on the world. This pledge is designed to help pull us together and lead our community in our commitment and impact on diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the supply chain. We will commit in continuing to focus our development of information, stories, research and education and we ask for your support in absorbing and practicing the pledge so that we can evolve and make the world a better place… together.

Supply Chain Diversity Resources

Those who take the pledge will receive monthly resources like these. Check back for updates.

Get One of Supply Management’s Hottest Credentials

Over 95% of Fortune 500 companies have supplier diversity programs that target historically underutilized businesses, expand buyers’ choice, and boost innovation, competitiveness and market knowledge. Many professionals in this space are passionate about what they do and the impact they are making for their organization and the world. Gain this reputable certification.

  • Experience world-class education by the leader in supply management training
  • Become a leader in accelerating innovation and cost-saving through leveraging diverse suppliers
  • Gain a credential that will support you now and for years to come in your career

Thank You to Our Supporter

Want to Support the Cause?

As a not-for-profit, ISM’s mission has always been about advancing the profession. We invest in educational development, networking events to bring the peers together, research to learn more about current state and future trends and overall content to inform and transform the community. Learn more about how you can contribute to supporting development focused on diversity and inclusion-related content to help our supply management family advance and make the world a better place.

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Events

Women’s Supply Management Community Committee Update

VIRTUAL
NOVEMBER 18, 2021

For the Women’s Supply Management Community, this meeting will be an opportunity for our four Committees to report out and discuss progress based on the community’s first year goals. If you’re affiliated with the women’s community, interested in getting involved or want to learn more, please join us for this interactive session.

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ISM World Annual Conference

LIVE ONLINE & IN-PERSON
MAY 22 - 25, 2022

The ISM World Annual Conference is a world-class event with the mission of providing an educational environment and experience that brings together thought leaders, supply chain and procurement professionals and the solution-driven suppliers that support them.

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In Case You Missed It: “Supplier Diversity Research Release”

ON DEMAND
MEMBER WEBINAR

This presentation reviews the latest supplier diversity research conducted by ISM. Join Thomas Derry, CEO of ISM, as he reviews the data and discusses the role of supplier diversity within supply management.

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