Sempra Energy, a US supplier of gas and electricity, established an Office of Corporate Diversity Affairs to ensure employees of all races were valued and the unique perspectives bought by different ethnic backgrounds could contribute to business goals. The company also set up a dedicated team to manage supplier diversity, conduct outreach programmes and mentor minority- , woman-, and service-disabled-veteran-owned businesses. In 2002, 25% of the company’s total purchasing spend ($175 millio...

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9.6.6 Manage & support workforce diversity
8.2.1 Leaders communicate with employees

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