Billion Dollar Roundtable

The Billion Dollar Roundtable was created in 2001 to recognize and celebrate corporations that achieved spending of at least $1 billion with minority and woman-owned suppliers. The BDR promotes and shares best practices in supply chain diversity excellence through the production of white papers. In discussions, the members review common issues, opportunities and strategies.The BDR encourages corporate entities to continue growing their supplier diversity programs by increasing commitment and spending levels each year. The BDR inducts new members bi-annually.

"Lead, influence, and shape supplier diversity excellence globally."

"To drive supplier diversity excellence through best practice sharing and thought "

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Supplier Diversity Best Practices.

Each chapter in this Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR) Supplier Diversity Best Practices publication relates to one of 12 best practices reviewed in detail. The examination of each best practice occurs through:
Findings from the Billion Dollar Roundtable Best Practice Summits
Insider’s View articles submitted by representatives of BDR members
External Perspective articles submitted by supplier diversity industry subject-matter experts
Recommendations from the National Minority Supplier Development Council through its 2010 publication, Best Practices in Minority Supplier Development Guidelines.
This publication is constructed so that readers can go directly to the chapter of the best practice of their choice or move back and forth among best practices. Through this publication, BDR expects to generate new ideas and approaches that will result in increased opportunities and greater success for diverse suppliers.
The book is available online and in printed version. Order your copy today