WE USA Recognizes EFH in the 2016 WE 100 Corporations of the Year Annual List

Committed to the development of women-owned businesses, small businesses, and businesses owned by minorities and veterans


 

WE 100 LogoEvery year, Women’s Enterprise (WE) USA recognizes 100 corporations that demonstrate an active commitment to empowering women-owned businesses through partnerships that contribute to the success of WBEs across the country.

EFH is honored to be included in this year’s WE 100 Corporations of the Year annual list.

We are committed to advocating and supporting the economic development and utilization of small business, and businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans. At EFH, we recognize that a successful, progressive and innovative supplier diversity initiative not only enhances the economic development of our communities, but also strengthens our competitive advantage in the marketplace.

“It is a pleasure to highlight the companies that have carved pathways for entrepreneurial women to bring competitive, collaborative, innovative and high-quality services to an ever-expanding marketplace,” said WE USA Publisher Jarilyn Fox. “These corporations have helped set the stage for WBE success.”

WE USA uses a variety of key indicators to determine the WE 100 including:

  • Impactful promotion of supplier diversity to improve business performance
  • Identification of opportunities to include WBEs
  • Ensuring a positive environment that fosters innovative ideas among employees and suppliers
Heather Herndon-Wright, EFH director of supplier diversity

Heather Herndon-Wright, EFH director of supplier diversity

“We’re honored to be among the organizations recognized for making strides in respect to the development and utilization of companies owned by women,” said Heather Herndon Wright, director of supplier diversity for EFH. “The inclusion of women-owned businesses in our supply chain drives business value for EFH, reinforces our commitment to diversity and to the economic development of our communities.”

Click here to learn about the Supplier Diversity initiative at EFH.

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