Chrysler Group LLC has been named to DiversityBusiness.com’s 13th annual list of the 50 best companies providing opportunities for multicultural businesses.
Inclusion on the list this year was the result of an online election which involved more than 1.3 million multicultural business owners. Voters were asked to answer 10 questions about candidate company performance such as volume, consistency and quality of business opportunities these companies provide to minority-owned businesses. DiversityBusiness.com “is the nation’s leading multicultural B2B online website.”
“Chrysler Group is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of our supplier diversity program this year,” said Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President – Purchasing & Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC. “We remain as committed as ever to creating opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses because we believe that a diverse supply chain leads to better, more innovative products for our customers.”
Chrysler Group’s has a longstanding commitment to increasing purchasing from minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned suppliers. The Company’s supplier diversity goals require that 10 percent of a Tier 1 supplier’s procurement buy is sourced to certified minority suppliers. Indeed, since 1983 the Company has purchased more than $47 billion from these suppliers.