FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DALLAS, April 17, 2023 — Minority Business News USA (MBN
USA) and Women's Enterprise USA(WE USA) are pleased to announce their 2023 Best
of the Decade honorees. These corporations are the best-of-the-best in
supply-chain diversity, excelling in their staunch commitment to minority business
development and inclusion. This prestigious list celebrates outstanding
supplier diversity programs that consistently drive progress and incomparable
innovation in the supply chain. The 2023 Best of the Decade list is being
published this year to celebrate TexCorp Communications’ 35th anniversary.
Don McKneely started the company in 1988 with the launch of MBN USA.
“We are pleased to salute our 2023 Best of the Decade
honorees, particularly this year as we celebrate our company’s 35th year of
promoting the value of minority-owned and woman-owned business development and
recognizing corporate supplier diversity success,” he said. “These corporations'
demonstrated commitments to qualified, diverse suppliers are helping to build a
stronger, more inclusive global supply chain.”
honorees were chosen by this year's Best of the Decade Selection Committee
based on their scores against a set of key indicators including:
- Identification of strategic opportunities to include and grow diverse suppliers.
- Meaningful engagement in supplier diversity advocacy organizations and councils.
- Impactful promotion of supplier diversity to improve the companies’ business performances.
- Encouragement of innovative ideas among employees and suppliers.
- Significant long-term commitment to supplier diversity.
- C-suite executive program support.
Congratulations to the 2023 Best of the Decade honorees, listed below in alphabetical order.
Mutual Insurance Co.
Works Co. Inc.
Bank of America
BMW of North
The Bank of New
York Mellon Corp.
The Boeing Co.
BP America Inc.
CBRE Group Inc.
The Clorox Co.
DTE Energy Co.
Eaton Corp. PLC
Ford Motor Company
Motor Co. Inc.
Worldwide Holdings Inc.
The Home Depot
Manufacturing of America LLC
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
The Kroger Co.
Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Merck & Co.
Mutual Insurance Co.
New York Life
The ODP Corp.
Delivery Co. LLC
Pacific Gas and
& Gamble Co.
Shell USA Inc.
California Edison Co.
North America Inc.
Wells Fargo & Co.
About Minority Business News USA (MBN USA)
MBN USA, marking its 35th year in 2023, is the nation’s oldest and leading print and digital news source solely dedicated to promoting the value of minority business development and recognizing corporate supplier diversity success. Since its inception, MBN USA has received numerous awards for its body of work in this arena. Follow us on social media @mbnusa.
About Women’s Enterprise USA (WE USA)
WE USA is the nation's foremost quarterly print and digital publication supporting women's business enterprises (WBEs) and supply-chain inclusion. Since its founding in 1992, WE USA has received numerous awards for its work in WBE supplier diversity development over its more than thirty years championing supplier diversity. Follow us on social media @weusamagazine.