"At CBS, supplier diversity is a cornerstone of Company policy and a key part of our ongoing business strategy. We encourage executives throughout the organization to commit to competitive, value-added procurement procedures. We welcome all diversity vendors to compete and bid on contracts and jobs based on the universal criteria of quality, cost and track record."
- Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation
At CBS we are committed to the advancement of an environment that promotes a diverse supplier base. We engage in a multi-faceted approach in order to foster a vibrant diverse supply base which is reflective of the communities and customers that we proudly serve with our content every day:
- Internal Outreach: Through internal communication channels, we engage the operating groups within CBS to promote opportunities for diverse supplier
- External Outreach: Through engagement with regional and national advocacy groups, CBS strives to discover and engage qualified diverse suppliers and match them with potential opportunities across the CBS organization
- Utilization: Utilization of diverse suppliers is measured on an ongoing basis, with a focus on driving spend with qualified diverse vendors
- Verification: We utilize external, non-biased information to regularly review the certification information of our diverse suppliers