This guide, part of the Race Matters Toolkit, outlines a clear, three-step strategy for helping organizations make more racially equitable purchasing decisions. Visit the Race Matters Institute for more entries in the Race Matters collection.
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A 3-step plan for racially equitable purchasing.
Why a small vendor pool isn’t always problematic.
Where to look to begin growing your vendor pool.
About fine-tuning organizational operations to sustain vendor diversity.
This guide’s three-step approach to promoting racially equitable purchasing begins with a simple question: Why does our current choice of vendors lack diversity?
Readers will learn six reasons that organizations commonly offer for not practicing racially equitable purchasing.
Companies should work to expand their purchasing networks and learn about alternative business options in their area.