Johnson Controls is a leader in supplier diversity. In 2016, we spent more than $1.1 billion with more than 300 certified women- and minority- owned suppliers. Plus, we incorporated small or disadvantaged businesses in more than 50 product and service categories into our customer solutions.
Here are the initiatives and processes we use to help drive supplier diversity:
We target spending categories with large dollar volumes of goods and services in order to grow diverse firms and encourage prime suppliers to form joint ventures, strategic alliances and distributorships.
Create a Diverse Vendor Profile
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Suppliers compete for Johnson Controls’ coveted domestic and global supplier awards. They increase chances of winning by offering us strategies that reduce costs, offer continuous improvement in products and services, and encourage diverse business involvement.
Report Diverse Spend
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To enhance capacity among diverse vendors, we form groups called business modules that offer procurement opportunities and corporate training to diversity businesses nationally and internationally.
Sign up for Capacity Building
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We provide annual training in financial analysis, customer focus, leveraging the value chain, and leadership for managers of diverse firms via fellowships to:
To sign up for a specific session from the schedule below, email to register. Please be sure to include your contact information and indicate which date and location of Straight Talk Session you are planning to attend in your email.
Upcoming Straight Talk sessions are: