is dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people.
According to NGLCC
, almost a third of Fortune 500 companies include LGBT ownership in purchasing programs, marking a key step towards LGBT supplier inclusion.
Nelson, President and Co-Founder of the NGLCC
, "which is reflected in the ever-growing list of NGLCC
is the business advocate and direct link between LGBT business owners, corporations, and government.
The organizations that make up the NBIC account for more than nearly 9 trillion dollars in consumer spending power," said Justin Nelson, NGLCC
President and Co-Founder.
one well-deserving company will follow in the footsteps of previous honoree Wyndham Hotel Group to be crowned NGLCC
Corporation of the Year.
Tiffeau previously led the Education Subcommittee of the NGLCC
The cornerstone of MassMutual s work with NGLCC
will kick off with local hands-on NGLCC
Road Shows to help small businesses in key cities across the country gain certification as LGBT-Business Enterprises making them eligible to meet federal supplier diversity mandates and to provide financial education to business owners to help them put essential plans in place to keep their businesses viable over the long-term.
United Parcel Service has just signed on to the NGLCC
supplier diversity program, a program that recognizes that there are thousands and thousands of gay- and lesbian-operated businesses out in America.
Hyatt is a long time supporter and partner of NGLCC
, the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
The partnership with NGLCC
means that Dee Breazeale, a Wal-Mart vice president, will join the chamber's Corporate Advisory Council, which works to increase awareness of the importance of workplace diversity, and that Wal-Mart will sponsor two upcoming chamber conferences.
The award recognizes an individual who demonstrates a robust commitment to increasing the reach of the NGLCC
Supplier Diversity Initiative.