2019 Corporate Member Awards

Only Corporate Member organizations in good standing with WBE Canada as of November 1, 2019 and their employees are eligible to receive these awards. All other submissions will be disqualified. Nominations can be submitted by anyone, including Corporate Member representatives, Partner organizations, WBEs, general public, even nominees themselves.

Nominations Are CLOSED!

2019 Top Corporation in Supplier Diversity

This category recognizes a WBE Canada Corporate Member who is making a distinct and describable difference in the advancement of Supplier Diversity in Canada. The recipient of this award is a leader in a wide range of areas, including but not limited to: growth, opportunities, visibility, and participation.

Nominees are judged on the following criteria:

  • Diverse Spend Growth: How has the Corporation grown their purchases with women owned businesses YOY?
  • Innovation: How has the Corporation demonstrated innovative thinking in finding opportunities for Canadian WBEs?
  • Supplier Diversity: How has the Corporation furthered Supplier Diversity in Canada?

This nomination requires the following supporting documents:

  • Completed Online Nomination Form
  • Letter of Reference (one page maximum, Word Document or PDF). May be provided by anyone outside the Nominated organization.
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2019 Supplier Diversity Leader

This category recognizes a procurement professional within WBE Canada’s Corporate Member organizations who is a champion among peers. This individual shows tremendous leadership while leveraging innovation to advance supplier diversity. A role model internally with colleagues and externally with vendor partners, this individual is a visible champion in the supplier diversity community as well as their respective industry.

Nominees are judged on the following criteria:

  • Vision and Leadership: How has the Nominee demonstrated vision and leadership in the area of Supplier Diversity?
  • Innovation: How has the Nominee demonstrated innovative thinking in creating opportunities for certified WBEs?
  • Role Model: How has the Nominee inspired others in the areas of Supplier Diversity?

This nomination requires the following supporting documents:

  • Completed Online Nomination Form
  • Letter of Reference (one page maximum, Word Document or PDF). May be provided by anyone from the Buyer’s organization.

2019 Most Improved Supplier Diversity Program

This category recognizes a WBE Canada Corporate Member who has made a distinct and describable difference in their Supplier Diversity Program. The recipient of this award is an organization with measurable improvement to their procurement benefiting diverse suppliers.

Nominees are judged on the following criteria:

  • Supplier Diversity Program: How has the Corporation furthered its Supplier Diversity program in the last year?
  • Innovation: How has the Corporation demonstrated innovative thinking in finding opportunities for Canadian WBEs?
  • Diverse Spend Growth: How has the Corporation grown their purchases with women owned businesses YOY?

This nomination requires the following supporting documents:

  • Completed Online Nomination Form
  • Letter of Reference (one page maximum, Word Document or PDF). May be provided by anyone outside the Nominated organization, preferably by Certified WBE supplier.